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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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INTERPOL network identifies 10,000 child sexual abuse victims

Ten thousand victims of child sexual abuse around the world have now been identified through INTERPOL’s International Child Sexual Exploitation (ICSE) database. The only global platform of its kind, INTERPOL’s ICSE database enables specialist officers to use sophisticated image and video comparison software to make connections between victims, abusers and ...

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Fitch: IMF Deals Ease Frontier Market Pressures

Support from the IMF has helped to mitigate external liquidity risks and reduced the medium-term default risks in several frontier markets that entered into new programmes in 2016, Fitch Ratings says. However, potential improvements in sovereign credit profiles will depend on each country’s level of compliance with IMF conditions, and ...

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Watchful Waiting on European Security

The state of European security may dramatically worsen in 2017 if the worrying trends of 2016 continue. Observers should watch for four big and consistent problems. The first area in which Europe still flounders is its response to security threats. It is reasonable to assume that jihadist terrorism in Europe ...

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Demonstration at Avenue Bourguiba against return of terrorists

Some 800 Hundred gathered Sunday in Habib Bourguiba Avenue to protest against the return of terrorists from hotbeds of tension. The event is organised at the initiative of the “Collectif Citoyens Tunisiens”, in the presence of an important security deployment. The demonstrators deplored the statements they described as “serious” and ...

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