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Counter-terrorism: UN human rights expert to visit Tunisia

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, Martin Scheinin, will undertake an...
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Tunisian first lady trying to dethrone husband?

Leïla Trabelsi, wife of Tunisian president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, is reported to be actively preparing her husband’s succession, noted Bakchich yesterday, Monday. Her...
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Tunisia: Ben Ali President, again

After two decades in power, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was re-elected with a staggering 89.62 per cent of the vote in Sunday’s...
Tunisia: Woman expecting 12 babies experienced phantom pregnancy

Tunisia: Woman expecting 12 babies experienced phantom pregnancy

A 34 year old Tunisian woman recently got the whole planet expecting the last wonder of the world when she told the press that...
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Tunisia: Ben Ali to allow foreign observers to monitor elections

The Tunisian President, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Friday assured foreign observers that they will be allowed to monitor the country's presidential and legislative...
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Esperance Sportive win North African Cup

L'Espérance Sportive de Tunis on Tuesday won the North African Cup Winners' Cup by beating JS Béjaia of Algeria by 2-1 in the second-leg...
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Tunisia snubs Arab summit on Gaza situation following Israeli military offensive

Tunisia will not attend the extraordinary Arab summit scheduled for Friday in the Qatari capital, Doha, to discuss the situation in the Gaza Strip...
North African countries discuss Arab Maghreb Union

North African countries discuss Arab Maghreb Union

Liberal politicians from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Mauritania showed a special interest in the Arab Maghreb Union process during their meeting in Marrakech between...
Ghana – Tunisia friendly match confirms doubts

Ghana – Tunisia friendly match confirms doubts

The Carthage Eagles of Tunisia held Ghana's Black Stars to a 0-0 draw in an international friendly football match played at the Ohene Djan...
Ethiopian Film “TEZA” wins Tanit d’Or at Carthage Film festival

Ethiopian Film “TEZA” wins Tanit d’Or at Carthage Film festival

The film "Teza" of Ethiopian film director Haile Gerima won the Tanit d'or, supreme consecration of the Carthage Cinematographic Days (JCC), whose 22nd session...
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Kenya, African rugby Nations’ Cup winner qualifies for 2009 World seven-a-side rugby Cup alongside Zimbabwe and Tunesia

Kenya won the African Nations' Cup of the seven-a-side rugby tournament after beating Zimbabwe 26-14 in the finals Sunday. The two countries together with...
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Ghana’s Asante Kotoko draws 2-2 with Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia in CAF match

Ghana's Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Saturday drew 2-2 with Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia in their CAF Confederation Group B match played at the...
Terrorism : A stroke of luck for the Tunisian torturer ?

Terrorism : A stroke of luck for the Tunisian torturer ?

The independence of the justice system is not guaranteed in Tunisia. Right to defence are minimized as all proceedings rules are continually defied. Anouar...
Fatwa Divorce generating massive uproar from women

Fatwa Divorce generating massive uproar from women

A fatwa issued by a Mufti in Tunisia, allowing women to break matrimonial ties a third time a husband mentions divorce from...
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Football : Tunisia beats Burundi in joint African nations cup/World cup qualifier

Hosts Burundi disappointed their fans here Sunday when they went down 1-0 to Tunisia in the joint African nations cup/World cup qualifier. Tunisia's goal...
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Morocco holds conference on food security

A conference on food security in Maghreb will hold next June in the Moroccan city of Fès, the Dakar-based Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)...
French police under fire for the death of young Tunisian

French police under fire for the death of young Tunisian

Witnesses accused the police of blunder following the arrest and death of a young Tunisian on Friday in the city of Grasse (South East...
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Tunisia on alert over new virus

Tunisia's national computer safety agency warned Tuesday against a false electronic message entitled "Invitation" circulating a dangerous virus "Hoax". In a communiqué, the Agency...
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Football : Zimbabwe rewards its footballers for thrashing Tunisia

Zimbabwe's Dynamos Football Club said Tuesday it would pay its players a whopping Z$300 billion (Z$200 million = US$1) each bonuses for upstaging Tunisia's...
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Football : Zimbabwe thrashes Tunisia

Against all odds, Zimbabwe's Dynamos football club at the weekend booted out Tunisia's Etoile du Sahel, African Champions League title holder, of this year's...
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Football : Arab champions league final slated for 22 May

The second leg of the fifth edition of the Arab football champions league final between Wydad Casablanca of Morocco and ES Setif of Algeria...
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Palestianian leader Mahmoud Abass visits Tunis

The President of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, arrived in Tunis yesterday for a three-day "working and friendly" visit at the invitation of President...
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Association for the Dev’t of Education relocates from Paris to Tunis

The headquarters of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) will be relocated from Paris, France, to Tunis, Tunisia, by the...
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Maghreb volleyball clubs qualify for African semi-finals

The Libyan clubs of Sweihli, Zamelek and Al-Ahli of Egypt as well as the Espérance Sportive of Tunis have qualified for the semi-finals at...
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Tunisia to help Maurirtania develop tourism industry

Mauritanian Crafts and Tourism Minister Ba Madine and her Tuinisian counterpart, Khalil Ajibi, have signed a convention aimed at boosting cooperation between the two...
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North Africa investment promotion forum in Brussels

The European Commission and other countries of the Agadir agreement will on 8 April organise a forum on investments in Brussels for countries of...
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AfDB to host African Water Week

The First African Water Week (AWW-1) being hosted by the A frican Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) opens...
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Libya and Uganda in soccer friendly

Tunisia has invited 22 players for Wednesday's international friendy against Uganda in the capital, Kampala. The match is part of the preparations of the...
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Al Qaeda Maghreb negociating with Austrian government

Austria says al-Qaeda militants holding two tourists have agreed to extend a deadline, set for midnight on Sunday, for their demands to be met....
Al Qaeda demands exchange for Austrian hostages

Al Qaeda demands exchange for Austrian hostages

A three-day ultimatum which begun at midnight on Thursday was posted on an islamist web site from the Maghreb al Qaeda. Al Qaeda is...