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Tunisian extremist deported from Italy

Italian authorities on Tuesday expelled a radical Tunisian Muslim who they said voiced support for the Islamic State jihadist group’s 2015 attacks on Paris and incited racial hatred and violence towards women. The 39-year-old Tunisian was deported from Malpensa airport in northern Italy aboard a flight to Tunis “for reasons ...

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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016: North Africa

Promoting human rights and democratic governance is a core element of U.S. foreign policy. These values form an essential foundation of stable, secure, and functioning societies. The 2016 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (The Human Rights Reports), published on March 3 2017, demonstrate the United States’ unwavering commitment to advancing liberty, ...

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Australian independent Cooper Energy has ceased all international operations with the closure of operations in Tunisia and the completion of the sale of Indonesian operations to Bass Oil, it said March 2. Its portfolio is now solely concentrated on Australian assets. Cooper Energy has received initial consideration of A$500,000 (US$382,600) and ...

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Migrant children endure horrors in Libya and Italy

The UN’s children’s fund, Unicef, has said minors face shocking abuse in Libya and risk vanishing into crime and prostitution in Europe. The Unicef report, out on Tuesday (28 February), said more and more children are arriving in Italy alone and required better protection to prevent them falling into the ...

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