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News24.com | UN-backed Libya talks hit new snag.

Talks between representatives of rival authorities in strife-torn Libya have hit a new snag after a parliamentary delegation suspended its participation in the UN-backed discussions hosted by Tunisia.

- News24.com - ZA

Timeline of events in Syrian city of Raqqa, once IS capital.

A timeline of events in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, captured by U.S.-backed Syrian forces from the Islamic State group on Tuesday: 2011 March — Protests break out in different parts of Syria demanding democratic reforms following Arab Spring protests in Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, Libya and Bahrain that removed some ...

- FOX News - US

Tunisia resists calls to cut public wage bill and subsidies in 2018.

Tunisia will not cut public salaries and subsidies for food and petrol next year, a move which may avert protests but sets the country on a confrontation course with its lenders

- The Daily Star - LB

Tunisian women break taboo saying no to children.

A women's association in the Tunisian countryside works on breaking the societal taboo of women remaining childless by choice.

- Al-Monitor - EG

News24.com | 11 more migrant bodies recovered after collision off Tunisia.

The Tunisian authorities say eleven more migrant bodies have been recovered from the Mediterranean after a Tunisian naval ship collided with a wooden boat packed with migrants off the country's coast

- News24.com - ZA

Death toll from Tunisia migrant boat tragedy climbs to 34.

Rise seen in the number of migrants trying to make the perilous sea crossing from Tunisia to Europe since summer The post Death toll from Tunisia migrant boat tragedy climbs to 34 appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Tunisia top Africa rankings after 15 years.

Tunisia are on the verge of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

- Daily Nation - KE

Migrants: 11 more bodies found in Tunisia boat incident.

Location where vessel sank found. Death toll up to 19

- ANSA - IT

France to deport any undocumented foreigners who commit crimes.

Any undocumented foreigner who commits a crime will be deported, the French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday. He was speaking two weeks after a Tunisian man stabbed two women to death in the southern city of Marseille.

- The Local - INT

Undocumented foreigners who commit crimes will be deported: Macron.

Ha made the statement after a Tunisian man stabbed two women to death The post Undocumented foreigners who commit crimes will be deported: Macron appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

News24.com | Tunisians set fire to building after migrant tragedy.

Relatives of Tunisians who drowned after a migrant boat collided with a navy vessel at the weekend, have set fire to a local government building in protest, officials and an NGO say.

- News24.com - ZA

Tunisia granddad takes in orphan, 3, who spent year in Libya prison after Islamic State parents died

A 3-year-old Tunisian orphan whose parents left home to join the Islamic State group has returned to his grandfather's custody after over a year in ...

- The Japan Times - JP

WATCH: Man finds his mother's body at her home destroyed by wildfire

After searching shelters and hospitals for his 69-year-old mother, missing since the deadly fires in Santa Rosa, Bob Tunis found his mother's body at the remains of her home.

- ABC News - US

Orphan of Daesh parents held in limbo goes home

A 3-year-old Tunisian orphan whose parents left home to join Daesh has returned to his grandfather's custody after over a year in a Libyan prison.

- The Daily Star - LB

Kenya, Egypt renew rivalry in Nations Cup semis

Moim was the team's top scorer in wins against Tunisia and DR Congo.

- Daily Nation - KE

News24.com | Orphan of ISIS parents returns home after months in limbo

A 3-year-old Tunisian orphan whose parents left home to join the Islamic State group has been returned to his grandfather's custody after more than a year in a Libyan prison.

- News24.com - ZA

Berlin Probe: Christmas Market Attacker Could Have Been Thwarted

The Tunisian man who carried out last year's deadly truck rampage at a Christmas market in Berlin could have been detained and possibly deported months before the attack, a special investigator said Thursday. Anis Amri, a failed asylum-seeker, killed 12 people when he hijacked a truck and drove it into a crowded Christmas ...

- Voice of America - US

Berlin probe: Xmas market attacker could have been thwarted

A special investigator appointed by the German state of Berlin says the Tunisian man who carried out last year's deadly truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin could have been detained months earlier.

- FOX News - US

Body found in rubble of burned California home

Jessica Tunis' desperate search for her 69-year-old mother who had been missing since a massive wildfire burned through her mobile home park in California ended in heartache Wednesday.         

- USA TODAY - US

Search for mother trapped in fires ends in heartbreak

Jessica Tunis screamed at her mother to run out of the burning house but Linda Tunis said she was trapped, there was fire everywhere, and the last thing she said to her daughter was that she was going die before the call dropped.

- WRAL.com - US

Orphan of Islamic State parents held in limbo returns home

A 3-year-old Tunisian orphan whose parents left home to join the Islamic State group has returned to his grandfather's custody after over a year in a Libyan prison.

- FOX News - US

Search for mother trapped in fires ends in heartbreak

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Jessica Tunis screamed at her mother to run out of the burning house but Linda Tunis said she was trapped, there was fire everywhere, and the last thing she said to her daughter was that…

- Billings Gazette - US

Woman who searched for days learns mother killed in wildfire

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — A frantic Jessica Tunis had been calling hospitals and posting on social media when her family's search ended up back at the charred ruins of her mother's Santa Rosa house on Wednesday, looking for clues in the debris as to where she might be. Linda Tunis had last called Jessica from her burning house ...

- SFGate - US

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

Woman who searched for days learns mother killed in wildfire SANTA ROSA, Calif. — A frantic Jessica Tunis had been calling hospitals and posting on social media when her … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Search for mother trapped in fires ends in heartbreak

Jessica Tunis screamed at her mother to run out of the burning house but Linda Tunis said she was trapped, there was fire everywhere, and the last thing she said … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Woman who searched for days learns mother killed in wildfire

A frantic Jessica Tunis had been calling hospitals and posting on social media when her family's search ended up back at the charred ruins of her mother's Santa Rosa house … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Woman who searched for days learns mother killed in wildfire

A frantic Jessica Tunis had been calling hospitals and posting on social media when her family's search ended up back at the charred ruins of her mother's Santa Rosa house on Wednesday, looking for clues in the debris as to where she might be.

- WRAL.com - US

Calif. woman who searched for days learns mother killed in wildfire

A frantic Jessica Tunis had been calling hospitals and posting on social media when her family's search ended up back at the charred ruins of her mother's Santa Rosa house on Wednesday, looking for clues in the debris as to where she might be.

- FOX News - US

SL pops up in foreign news reports on Airbus corruption scandal

References have also been made to Sri Lanka in foreign media reports on the massive corruption scandal rocking the world’s second largest aircraft manufacturer, Airbus. Spiegel Online,one of the most widely read English language news websites in Germany, says suspicious cases have begun popping up around the world, ...

- Dailymirror.lk - LK

Families use Facebook to search for loved ones after fires

Desperate to find her mother after hearing her say "I'm going to die" over the phone as her mobile home caught fire, Jessica Tunis thought she should put her mom's name and picture on Facebook with a plea for help, a now common and constant move for concerned loved ones in disasters such as the Northern California ...

- WRAL.com - US

Families use Facebook to search for loved ones after fires

SAN FRANCISCO — Desperate to find her mother after hearing her say "I'm going to die" over the phone as her mobile home caught fire, Jessica Tunis thought she should put her mom's name and picture on Facebook with a plea for help, a now common and constant move for concerned loved ones in disasters such as the Northern ...

- SFGate - US

Brother of Marseille attacker arrested by Swiss police

Swiss police on Tuesday announced the arrest of a Tunisian couple including the brother of the assailant who fatally stabbed two young women in the French city of Marseille this month.

- The Local - INT

20-30 migrants missing after collision with Tunisian ship

Official figures list 38 rescued, bodies of 8 victims in Sfax

- ANSA - IT

Tunisian navy rescues 100 migrants, hours after 8 drown

Tunisia's navy rescued almost 100 migrants from a sinking boat off its southeast coast late on Monday, authorities said, hours after eight people being smuggled to Europe drowned in the same stretch of water

- The Daily Star - LB

U.N. assisting thousands of migrants in Libyan smuggling hub

TUNIS/TRIPOLI - U.N. agencies said on Monday they were trying to provide urgent help to large numbers of migrants held and then stranded in the smuggling hub of Sabratha as rival factions battled for control of the city.

- Reuters - US

Brother of Marseille attacker fought in Syria, arrested in Italy, faces extradition to France

A brother of Ahmed Hanachi, the Tunisian who stabbed two young women to death in the French city of Marseille this month, served as a ...

- The Japan Times - JP

EU approves €200 million disbursement in Macro-Financial Assistance to Tunisia

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 October 2017 The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has today approved the disbursement of a €200 million loan to Tunisia. This disbursement marks the launch of the second Macro-Financial Assistance programme to Tunisia.

- EU - EU

Migrant vessel-ship collide, at least eight dead

Some missing off Tunisia. Italy participates in rescue operation

- ANSA - IT

Tunisian defence minister opens inquiry into collision

At least 8 migrants drown off Tunisia

- ANSA - IT

Italian Police Arrest Younger Brother of Marseille Attacker

A Tunisian terror suspect arrested in northern Italy had fought in Syria, was previously expelled from Italy and is believed responsible for radicalizing his elder brother, who stabbed two women to death in France this month, authorities said Monday. Anis Hanachi, 25, was arrested Saturday on an international warrant issued ...

- Voice of America - US

Tunisia health minister Slim Chaker dies after charity run

The minister, Slim Chaker, had a heart attack after taking part in a charity marathon.

- BBC - UK

Nigeria, Tunisia, Egypt eye 3 of the available five World Cup places

Having won 2-1 in Zambia last year, Nigeria are understandably optimistic, especially after impressive home and away performances against African champions Cameroon last month. Inspired by current and former Chelsea midfielders Victor Moses and John Mikel Obi, the "Super Eagles" triumphed 4-0 in Uyo and drew 1-1 in Yaounde ...

- Daily Monitor - UG

Democracy in Tunisia: Challenges and Opportunities

Invitation Only Research Event 18 Oct 2017 - 09:30 to 11:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Hamza Meddeb, Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham HouseRory McCarthy, Fellow by Examination, Oriental Studies, University of Oxford Chatham House, London Middle East and North Africa ...

- Chatham House - UK

Democracy Derailed?

Recent moves by the Tunisian government may signal a major backsliding in the country's democratic development.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

Etoile du Sahel beat Al Ahly in home leg

Tunisia's Etoile du Sahel beat Al Ahly of Egypt 2-1 in Sousse in the first leg of their African Champions League semi-final on Sunday.

- BBC - UK

The Ongoing Challenges Faced by Tunisia

Corporate Members Director's Breakfast Briefing 10 Oct 2017 - 08:00 to 09:15Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Khemaies Jhinaoui, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Tunisia Chatham House, London Almost seven years on from the Arab uprisings, Tunisia is regarded as the main democratic success story of the ...

- Chatham House - UK

In With the Old in Tunisia

Tunisia's cabinet reshuffle, Administrative Reconciliation Law, and election postponement are prompting fears of a return of the Ben Ali regime. | عربي

- Carnegie Endowment - US

Governments Stop Using Forced Anal Exams

Countries around the world should ban the practice of conducting forced anal examinations on men and transgender women accused of consensual same-sex conduct. It's shocking that in 2017 people are still subjected to forced anal testing to try to prove' their sexual orientation. But Tunisia and Kenya are the latest countries ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

One Step Forward, One Step Back in Tunisia

Expand A Tunisian woman holds up a flag during a march to celebrate International Women's Day in Tunis March 8, 2014.  On September 14, Tunisia took a step forward by abolishing a 1973 Ministry of Justice directive prohibiting marriage between a Tunisian woman and a non-Muslim man. But the news wasn't all good this week ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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