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Tourism beats terrorism: Holidaymakers return to Tunisia

From the coasts of Carthage, to the elegant village of Sidi Bou Said to the bustling city of Tunis, Tunisia was a dream holiday destination, until two terrorist attacks in 2015 plagued the industry. Tourism numbers plummeted, forcing hotels to close and many tourism and hospitality workers to lose their jobs. But three ...

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Carthage Meetings to start on June 27th and 28th in Tunis

The Francophone Union (Media, Advertising and Digital) announced Tuesday the launch in Tunis of the first meeting of Carthage on June 27 and 28 at the French Institute of Tunisia. During a meeting with the press held in Tunis, Christian Cappe, founder and president of the Francophone Union stressed that ...

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Fundamental shift in drought management needed in Near East and North Africa region

FAO report calls for a more pro-active and long-term planning to become more resilient against droughts The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for a fundamental shift in the way drought is perceived and managed in the Near East and North Africa region. The agency said in a ...

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Preparations begin in Tunisia for legislative and presidential elections

The Independent High Authority for Elections in Tunisia has announced that it has started to prepare for the legislative and presidential elections due to be held next year. A detailed schedule and operational plan has been drafted, Quds Press has reported. The details were provided in a written statement issued on Sunday ...

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Tunisian Lionel Messi – Youssef Msakni – tells England: We will beat you because we’re mentally stronger.

Injured playmaker has revealed the top talents among his international team-mates ahead of crucial clash  THE Lionel Messi of Tunisia taunted Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions, declaring: We will beat you because we’re mentally stronger.Youssef Msakni will not  be on the Volgograd Arena pitch after tearing his cruciate knee ligament in ...

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Russian factory workers plan protest during England World Cup match

The Red October steelworks sits in the shadow of the Volgograd Arena, where England will play Tunisia on Monday. Angry workers at a Russian factory near the stadium where England’s footballers will play their first World Cup match are planning a protest to coincide with the game. The world’s largest ...

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Tunisia hosts conference on elimination of lead in industrial painting

The Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP/RAC)  organizes a small trade fair and conferences entitled “The substitution of lead in industrial painting in Tunisia”on 19 and 20 June 2018 at ARENA in Tunis as part of the EU funded SwitchMed project. Substitution of lead in paint is ...

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UK: New Foreign Office travel advice ‘huge boost’ for Tunisia

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has revised its travel advice for Tunisia, softening its stance on travel to the country. The move has been welcomed by tourist board, Discover Tunisia, which described the move as a “huge boost” for the country. Tunisia was rocked in June 2015 by the ...

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Enrolment opens for Summer School on Migration in Tunisia

Registration is now open for the fourth edition of the Summer School on Migration in Tunis from September 10-15, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Tunisia and the National institute for labour and social studies said. This year the school takes the theme ‘Migration and the integration of migrants ...

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Island of Djerba ranks 3rd city where people go to play, not work

Djerba is ranked 3rd destination in the world where people go to play, not work, according to the Global Destinations Cities Index (GDCI ) released on Thursday by the world’s most advanced payments technology company “Mastercard.” “Travel allows us to broaden our horizons by exploring new places, people and experiences,” ...

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