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Tunisia hails China’s efforts to cultivate young ICT talents

Tunisian Minister of Communications Technology and Digital Economy Mouhamed Anouar Maarouf on Friday hailed China’s efforts to support Tunisia in cultivating information and communications technology (ICT) talents. The official’s remarks came during a ceremony held in Tunis, capital of Tunisia that witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between ...

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Tunisian National Guard Foils attack near border with Algeria

The Tunisian National Guards foiled an attempted attack against a national guards border post near its frontier with Algeria, the interior ministry said in a statement Thursday. “The National Guards in the province of Kasserine, 600 metres from the Tunisian-Algerian border, have thwarted a terrorist attack by six to eight ...

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Morocco to Develop Cooperation with Tunisia

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita underlined the need to develop cooperation mechanisms between Morocco and Tunisia, on Tuesday while in Tunis. Speaking at a press conference following his talks with his Tunisian counterpart, Khémaies Jhinaoui, Bourita said that the two countries are driven by a strong desire to ...

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Croatia refuses to extradite Bosnian sought for murder by Tunisia

Croatia’s Supreme Court denied on Monday the extradition of a Bosnian citizen sought by Tunisia over his alleged involvement in the murder of a Tunisian who Palestinian group Hamas said was one of its members. The court said that Tunisia had not provided guarantees that the arrested Bosnian, if handed ...

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Tunisia court begins first human rights trial against former officials

Fourteen former officials, including former president, go on trial in first court case by Truth and Dignity Commission A Tunisian commission probing human rights violations stretching back 61 years brought its first case to court on Tuesday, with former President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and 13 other ex-officials on trial. ...

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Tunisian coalition fails to agree on economic reforms, cabinet reshuffle

Tunisia’s coalition government fails to agree on a new economic plan and a cabinet reshuffle, as the IMF prepares to review the country’s next loan tranche. Tunisia’s ruling coalition has failed to agree on a new economic reform plan and a cabinet reshuffle, officials said on Monday, in a new ...

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Disillusioned with the EU? – What Can Be Done to Support Tunisia

any Tunisians are disillusioned with the European Union. Tunisia being the only North African nation to have embarked on the road of transition towards democracy, the EU needs to be engaged with Tunisians on top of pursuing fairer trading relations. Tunisia has reached many milestones, such as drafting a new ...

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Tunisia participates Friday in Istanbul in extraordinary Islamic Summit on Palestine

Tunisia participates Friday in Istanbul in the extraordinary Islamic Summit on Palestine. President Beji Caid Essebsi on Thursday morning entrusted Minister of Foreign Affairs, Khemaïes Jhinaoui with representing Tunisia at the Summit convened by Turkey to examine dangerous developments in the Palestinian territories. According to a statement released Thursday by ...

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Joint Statement on 14th session of Tunisia-EU Association Council

The 14th session of the Tunisia-European Union (EU) Association Council held on Tuesday in Brussels was sanctioned by a Joint Declaration published on the Council of Europe website. This session was co-chaired by Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President ...

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Tunisia’s Municipal Elections : “Credible” vote despite some irregularities, according to European observers

For the first free legislative elections in the history of Tunisia that took place in 2014, the European Union dispatched an important observation mission. Also invited by the Independent Higher Electoral Commission (ISIE), a rather modest observation mission of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of ...

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