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Programme to promote Tunisian citrus production

A programme to promote citrus commercialisation on the French, Russian, Algerian and other markets, besides domestic, has been accepted by the GIF (Inter-professionnal fruit group) in partnership with the concerned parties. France is one of Tunisia’s main export markets and it has been decided that a programme aiming at the ...

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Bolloré may be heard after Ben Ammar

Milan prosecutors may soon summon Vivendi chief Vivent Bolloré on the French media giant’s bid for Silvio Berlusconi’s Mediaset group, sources said after the mediator of the failed Mediaset Premium deal, Tarak Ben Ammar, a board member of Vivendi and Telecom, was questioned for five hours yesterday. Prosecutors are investigating ...

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Marine Le Pen criticizes Emmanuel Macron for speaking English

Far-right National Front says the presidential candidate has ‘no respect’ for the French language. France’s far-right National Front party criticized Emmanuel Macron, a centrist candidate in the upcoming Presidential election, for speaking in English at a conference Tuesday in Berlin. “Presidential candidate Macron goes to Berlin to do a conference in ...

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Tunisia’s transition to democracy hit “roadblock”

Tunisia’s transition to democracy since 2011 has hit a “roadblock”, President of the Independent High Authority for the Election (ISIE) Chafik Sarsar said Tuesday. He criticised the delay in holding the first local elections since the uprising. “Tunisia stood out…through its partially successful transition and it is unacceptable that this ...

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Tunisia seeks buyers after record orange harvest

Tunisia is desperately looking for orange lovers after a bumper harvest of 550,000 tonnes of the fruit half of which could be destroyed if there are no buyers, experts say. According to Mohamed Ali Jandoubi, who heads the Groupement Interprofessionel des Fruits (GIF), an association of citrus fruit growers, farmers ...

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