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Cooperation agreements between Tunisia and Argentina inked

Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship Jorge Marcelo Faurie highlighted the importance granted by Argentina to promoting its relations with Tunisia and strengthening bilateral co-operation especially in the agricultural, trade and pharmaceutical industry fields when received on Monday by President Beji Caid Essebsi, Currently in a three-day working visit ...

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Tunisians demonstrate in solidarity with Palestine

Demonstrations Tunis, Sfax part of Palestine’s Land Day commemoration Tunisian cities on Saturday demonstrated in solidarity with Palestine as part of that country’s Land Day  Commemorations, Anadolu Agency reports. Protests were held in Tunisia’s capital of Tunis and Sfax, southeast of Tunis. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the Avenue Habib Bourguiba in Tunis ...

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5th training course on Structured Participation in Democratic Processes

The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe has opened a call for participants for the 5th training course on Structured Participation in Democratic Processes, which will take place within the framework of the 6th Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship (MedUni) in Tunis, Tunisia, from the 7 to the 12 May ...

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Tunisia’s parliament votes to end Truth and Dignity Commission

Tunisia’s parliament has voted to end the country’s Truth and Dignity Commission (IVD). In a plenary session, 68 deputies voted against the decision to extend the mandate of the IVD and two others abstained. No votes for the extension of the mandate have been registered. Several deputies left the plenary ...

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Security robot, work of Tunisian talents

In an interview with robotics doctor Anis Sahbani, CEO of “Enova Robotics” company and inventor of the security robot “Pearl guard”, we learned that this robot, invented in 2015, is a first in the world. This invention won in Tunisia the first prize in the national competition for inventions and ...

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Reforms of public companies must reach accord soon says Tunisian Premier

Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said on Friday that ailing public companies needed to be restructured quickly, as Tunisia is trying to overcome an economic crisis and a budget deficit. “I will not accept to maintain my post to be a false witness and to postpone reforms”, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed ...

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Tunisia observes 62nd anniversary of independence, Google dedicates doodle

Tunisia is celebrating on Tuesday the 62nd anniversary of its independence from France, in a holiday that is still widely celebrated, with official celebrations taking place throughout the country. Google dedicated a doodle to Tunisian National Day 2018, depicting a Tunisian flag waving against a background of palm trees, with ...

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Tunisia hopes boost in Chinese investment can ease economic woes

As Chinese investment increased in other North African countries, their absence in Tunisia was noticeable. As late as 2015, there were few infrastructure projects bearing Mandarin characters such as those found in Algiers, no shops selling specialized Asian food products like in Cairo, and compared with the crowded streets of Marrakech, there ...

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Two Tunisian nationals abducted in Cameroon

Two Tunisian nationals were kidnapped on March 15 by an armed group in Cameroon’s southwest region. The abducted are two staff members of a Tunisian public works company in the area, the Foreign Ministry Monday said in a press release. A crisis unit was set up to monitor the situation; ...

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Migrants: Italian naval ship San Giusto berths in Tunisia

The Italian naval ship San Giusto is in Tunisia for the second time as part of the European Union Naval Force Mediterranean – EUNAVFOR Med operation Sophia, of which Tunisia  is a partner, ANSAmed reports in its website. San Giusto is berthed in La Goulette. EU ambassador in Tunisia, Patrice ...

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