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Q&A: A look at US-Canada border after airport stabbing.

Authorities say a Canadian man from Tunisia crossed legally into the U.S. days before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport. The attack raises questions about security along the northern border, including what the process is for travelers and how many people are detained or denied entry. A look at some ...

- WRAL.com - US

Video: Tunisia's 'green police' champion cleaner cities.

With their spotless uniforms and GPS-equipped pick-up trucks, Tunisia's brand new green brigade have been tasked with cleaning up rubbish-strewn cities and raising awareness of environmental issues.

- France24 - FR

Tunisian Protesters Shut Down Oil And Gas Pipelines, Again.

Protesters shut down on Wednesday several oil and gas pipelines in the southern Tunisian province of Kebili to urge the government to meet their demands for more jobs and investments in the local economic development. According to protest spokesman Fakhir al-Ajami, who spoke to Turkish Anadolu Agency, the protesters had ...

- OilPrice.com - US

No 'wider plot' suspected in airport stabbing.

A Canadian man with Tunisian citizenship shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and made reference to people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said.

- The Daily Star - LB

Michigan airport stabbing suspect tried to buy a gun but was rejected 'because he's not American'.

The suspect, 49-year-old Amor Ftouhi, is a citizen of Canada and Tunisia.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Stabbing suspect was caretaker, studied insurance sales.

A Canadian man from Tunisia accused of shouting "Allahu akbar" before wounding a Michigan airport police officer in a stabbing authorities are investigating as an act of terrorism remains in custody after appearing in federal court.

- FOX News - US

Man from Montreal arrested after knife attack at a Michigan airport.

A CANADIAN from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during an attack that’s being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said. Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Montreal, was immediately taken into ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

No 'wider plot' suspected in Michigan airport stabbing, FBI says.

A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and made reference to people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said.

- Stars and Stripes - US

LGBT asylum seekers face hurdles seeking 'dream life' in Ireland.

DUBLIN, June 22 —When Afef arrived in Ireland from Tunisia in early 2015 she could not believe her luck at being able to go safely to gay bars and be open about her sexuality. In her home country she had been forced to hide the fact that she...

- The Malay Mail - MY

FBI: No 'wider plot' suspected in Michigan airport stabbing.

A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and made reference to people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said.

- WRAL.com - US

News24.com | US airport attack investigated as terror.

A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport in what is now being investigated as an act of terrorism, officials say.

- News24.com - ZA

Latest: Officials: Suspect a dual citizen of Canada, Tunisia

The Latest on the stabbing of a police officer at the Flint, Michigan, airport : 10:25 p.m. A published report says the man accused of stabbing a police … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

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

Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror FLINT, Mich. — A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck Wednesday … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror

A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck Wednesday at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Canadian man charged in stabbing of airport officer in Flint; terror motive suspected

A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said. Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Montreal, was...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Shipping movements

The following ships are expected in Malta: The JSP Slidur from Valencia to Tunis and the MV Eurocargo Venezia from Genoa to Livorno today. The MV Eurocargo Malta  from Catania to Genoa and the Gunhilde Maersk from Port Said East to Port Tangier on Saturday. The Safmarine Bayete from Port Tangier Med to Izmit Korfezi, the ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Latest: Officials: Suspect a dual citizen of Canada, Tunisia

The Latest on the injury of a police officer at a Michigan airport : ___ 1:10 p.m. Authorities say a police officer injured at the airport in Flint, Michigan, was stabbed in the neck and his condition is improving.

- FOX News - US

US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

A Canadian man from Tunisia accused of shouting "Allahu akbar" before wounding a Michigan airport police officer in a stabbing authorities are investigating as an act of terrorism remains in custody after appearing in federal court.

- FOX News - US

What we know about the Flint airport attack and its Canadian suspect

A Facebook profile of Amor Ftouhi said he was originally from Tunisia and worked at Industrielle Alliance, a Canadian insurance company.

- Global News - CA

Latest: Officials: Suspect a dual citizen of Canada, Tunisia

A law enforcement official says the FBI is looking at terrorism as a possible motive in the stabbing of an officer at a Flint airport.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Latest: Officials: Suspect a dual citizen of Canada, Tunisia

FLINT, Mich. — The Latest on the stabbing of a police officer at the Flint, Michigan, airport :

- Billings Gazette - US

Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror

FLINT, Mich. — A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck Wednesday at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an…

- Billings Gazette - US

US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said.

- WRAL.com - US

Canadian man charged in stabbing of airport officer in Flint; terror motive suspected

A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck Wednesday at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that's now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said. Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Montreal,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Energy: accord Tunisia-Japan for electrical power station

New 450-megawatt plant in Rades

- ANSA - IT

Challenges for Transatlantic Counterterrorism Cooperation in North Africa

ymphotos / Shutterstock.com The United States and Europe share a common interest in addressing the growing terrorist threats from North Africa. The emergence of ISIL as a force in the region — notably in Libya, but also in Egypt and to a lesser degree in Tunisia, Algeria, and Mali — is cause for genuine concern. The ...

- GMF - DE

We Need Tunisia in the Fight Against ISIS

President Trump's plan to slash military aid to Tunisia, a country on the front lines with the self-proclaimed Islamic State, is both misguided and dangerous.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

Like a virgin

Tunisian women are expected to be virgins when they marry, leading some to have hymen surgery.

- BBC - UK

Serbia and Tunisia enjoy 'traditionally good relations'

Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic on Tuesday received Ambassador of Tunisia Mohamed Bougamra for a farewell visit. According to the Serbian government, Dacic "thanked him for the contribution to the improvement of relations between the two countries."

- B92 - SK

Paris: attacker reported by Tunisian services in 2013

Close to terror group Ansar Al Sharia

- ANSA - IT

Tunisia: most detainees abroad in Italian jails

2,037 out of 3,246 in Italian prisons

- ANSA - IT

OMV Restarts Work At Tunisian Nawara Gas Project After Blockade Ends

OMV restarts work at its Nawara natural gas project in southern Tunisia.

- Rigzone.com - US

Uganda beats Tunisia to Africa Cup Sevens hosting rights

Rugby Africa, the sports continental sport governing body has confirmed Uganda as hosts of the 2017 Africa Cup 7s due on the first weekend of October after fending off stiff competition from Tunisia.

- Daily Monitor - UG

'Open the Church' explores religious freedom in Tunisia

Bayoudh documentary opens in Europe and US

- ANSA - IT

Woman killed in mine explosion in Tunisia

Woman killed in mine explosion in Tunisia...

- MENAFN - JO

News24.com | Protesters agree to end blockade of Tunisia oil plant

Protesters have agreed to end a blockade of a Tunisian oil and gas plant that saw bloody clashes with police last month after the government met many of their demands.

- News24.com - ZA

Tunisia's govt. deals with gas field protestors

Tunisia's govt. deals with gas field protestors...

- MENAFN - JO

News24.com | Tunisia landmine blasts kills shepherdess

A Tunisian shepherdess has been killed after she stepped on a landmine in a military zone in the country's west, where the army is fighting jihadists, a security official says.

- News24.com - ZA

Turkey Mediates in Gulf Crisis, Minister to Visit Saudi Arabia

Turkey's foreign minister is expected to visit Saudi Arabia on Friday as part of his tour of mediatory talks with Middle East leaders over the Qatar blockade. Mevlut Cavusoglu announced the visit after speaking with the foreign ministers of Kuwait, Qatar and Tunisia. "This problem can't be solved with embargoes and ...

- Albawaba - UK

'Green police' to battle Tunisia trash scourge

'Green police' to battle Tunisia trash scourge...

- MENAFN - JO

Tunisian NGOs call for freedom, tolerance during Ramadan

YouTube video cites article 6 of Constitution

- ANSA - IT

Tunisia Gas Field Protesters Reach Deal, Production To Restart

Protesters blockading oil and gas fields in southern Tunisia have reached an agreement with the government to end a sit-in and allow production to restart immediately.

- Rigzone.com - US

Amnesty criticizes Tunisia for arrests for no Ramadan fast

'Clear violation of individual freedoms'

- ANSA - IT

OMeGa to hold sailing race for Med dialogue

Cagliari-Annaba-Bizerte-Cagliari route

- ANSA - IT

Tunisia extends state of emergency by four months

Was declared in November 2015 after attack

- ANSA - IT

Tunisian smoker jailed for not fasting during Ramadan

Rights group condemns one-month prison sentence for man smoking in public during the Muslim fast.

- BBC - UK

Austria wants to close Mediterranean migrant route

Austria's foreign minister, Sebastian Kurz, told Austrian media that the Mediterranean migrant route from north Africa to Italy needs to be sealed off. Kurz, who was behind the drive to seal the Western Balkan route last year, wants rescued migrants to be taken to camps in Tunisia and Egypt. Some 160,000 people have landed ...

- EU Observer - EU

Tunisian sentenced to jail for smoking during Ramadan

A Tunisian court Monday sentenced to one month in prison a man who smoked a cigarette in public during the Muslim dawn-to-dusk holy fasting month of Ramadan, a spokesman said

- Daily Monitor - UG

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