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Belgium partly lifts travel restrictions for Tunisia

Belgium has decided to partly lift travel restrictions for Tunisia. “Belgians can travel to Tunisia on the Mahdia-Monastir-Sousse-Hammamet-Nabeul-Tunis-Bizerte coastal route, but caution is recommended,” according to the latest travel advice posted Thursday on the website of the Belgian Foreign Ministry. Non-essential trips are not recommended in the rest of the ...

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Angela Merkel set to visit Egypt and Tunisia

German government spokesperson Steffen Seibert announced today at a press conference in Berlin that German chancellor Angela Merkel is set to arrive in Egypt on 2 March for her official visit to the country, where she will meet with Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi. The German chancellor is also expected to ...

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Tunisia to ban supermarket plastic bags starting in March

Non-biodegradable plastic bags will be banned from Tunisia’s large-chain supermarkets beginning March 1, following on a similar decision in Morocco, said Tunisian Environmental Minister Riadh Mouakher, after reaching an agreement with representatives of large shopping centres. About a billion plastic bags are used each year in Tunisia, and supermarkets alone ...

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Tunisia becomes second largest organic exporter in Africa

The CEPEX recently published a detailed sector note on the overall situation of exports of the agricultural sector and the agri-food industry for the year 2016. According to the note, Tunisia became the second largest African exporter of biological products and that 80% of these organic products are exported. These ...

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North Africa, Europe’s Last Resort on Migration

To address the Mediterranean migrant crisis, the EU is seeking closer partnerships with North African states. Since the controversial deal between Turkey and the European Union (EU) in March 2016 has largely succeeded in preventing refugees from reaching Europe through the eastern Mediterranean route, EU decisionmakers have turned their attention ...

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