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Son of Tunisian immigrant wins best French baguette

Second-generation baker, Mahmoud M’seddi, will now supply the French president with bread for an entire year. The baguette is one of the great treasures of French culinary heritage, emblematic of pride in tradition and craftsmanship, and important enough (in the eye of the French people and their president Emmanuel Macron) ...

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NGOs report ongoing violations at Lampedusa hotspot

Human and civil rights activists have reported ongoing violations and discrimination at the migrant hotspot on the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, targeting Tunisian nationals in particular. The reports raise concern also in view of the possible creation of further migrant centres in Europe and in countries of origin and transit. ...

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National UN Volunteers kick start decentralization in Tunisia

Arriving in Beja, a city in North-West Tunisia, UN Volunteer Economics Officer Sarah Fekih thought nothing of cycling or jogging to get to work – she used to jog back in Tunis, where she is from. However, she soon discovered that she is the only woman in Beja who cycles ...

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Sussex participates in discussions between UK and Tunisian government representatives

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Planning and Resources) Professor Stephen Shute joined 15 senior UK university representatives in Tunisia as part of a British Council initiative. They were joined by officials from the British Council, the British Embassy, Universities UK International and the UK Foreign Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair ...

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Algeria Considers Joint Bid with Morocco, Tunisia to Host 2030 World Cup

Algerian Minister of Youth and Sports Mohamed Hattab said that his country is “ready to study a possible joint bid” with Morocco and Tunisia to organize the 2030 World Cup. Three weeks after Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 World Cup was defeated by the North American United 2026 bid, Algeria has voiced interest ...

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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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A lingering scene

“Beb Bhar” was in full swing, as always is. Many were on the move, tending to their businesses or so methought; others were strolling about; still some other tourists were standing in reverence, looking at the stupendous “Beb,” taking some snapshots and she was there in the midst of all ...

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Tunisian researcher elected best university teacher in the United States

Tunisian researcher Marwen Ksantini from Nabeul, 33, was elected the best researcher and university teacher for the year 2018 at the University of Michigan in the United States. The Tunisian teacher has won three out of four awards in the field of scientific research. The first prize was for the ...

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Rally in Paris in solidarity with victims of Kerkennah boat sinking and their families

A solidarity rally with the victims of the migrant boat that sank off Kerkannah and their families was organised Friday afternoon at the Fontaine des innocents in Paris (France), on the initiative of more than 40 Tunisian and Maghreb associations. A makeshift boat sank Saturday, June 2, 2018, off the ...

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Researchers See Water at Root of Tunisia’s Inequality Problem

BÉJA GOVERNORATE, Tunisia—A couple of hours drive inland from the cosmopolitan capital of Tunis sits Medjez El Bab, a provincial town that has relied on income from agriculture since Roman times. The surrounding hills are still packed with fields of wheat and other crops like watermelon, but times are getting ...

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