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Eleven bodies recovered as migrant boat sinks off Tunisian coast

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At least 11 bodies have been recovered after a boat carrying 25 migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa sank off the Tunisian coast. The boat capsized off...
Tunisian President Kais Saied (R) assigns the current interior minister Hichem Mechichi to form a new government, in Tunis, Tunisia, July 25, 2020. (Tunisian Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

Tunisian PM-designate unveils lineup of new government

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Tunisian Prime Minister-designate Hichem Mechichi announced on Monday night the lineup of his proposed government. "I have just officially presented my proposed...
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China donates new batch of medical aid to Tunisia

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China on Thursday donated a new batch of medical aid to Tunisia to help its fight against COVID-19 pandemic. The Chinese Embassy...
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Tunisian president assigns current interior minister to form new government

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Tunisian President Kais Saied has assigned the current interior minister Hichem Mechichi to form a new government, Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) reported on Saturday. ...
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Tunisia dismantles terrorist cell active in 3 provinces

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Tunisia's National Unit of Investigation for Terrorist Affairs and Organized Crime has dismantled a five-member terrorist cell, active in Sousse, the main coastal province...
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Tunisia to strengthen health control to prevent COVID-19 spread

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Tunisia will strengthen health control in ports, airports and land borders to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic across the country, a senior...
terrorist groups

Tunisian security forces foil “terrorist plan”

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Tunisian Interior Ministry on Monday said that security forces have thwarted a "terrorist plan" and arrested an "extremist element loyal to the Islamic State...
accident

6 dead, 6 injured in traffic accident in NE Tunisia

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A traffic accident killed six and injured six others in the northeastern Tunisian province of Nabeul on Sunday, the private radio station Mosaique FM...
Covid

Tunisia reports 5 new COVID-19 cases, 1,018 in total

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The Tunisian Ministry of Health reported on Monday five new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of the infected to 1,018 in...
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10 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Tunisia, 949 in total

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The Tunisian Ministry of Health reported on Sunday 10 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of the infected to 949 in...
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Soldier injured in landmine explosion in Tunisia

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An army soldier was wounded by the explosion of a landmine in Tunisia's western province of Kasserine, reported Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) on Sunday. ...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

Tunisia sends medical mission to support Italy in fight against COVID-19

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A Tunisian medical mission headed to Italy on Saturday under the order of Tunisian President Kais Saied to support Italian doctors to fight against...
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Tunisia announces 14-day confinement to confront COVID-19

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Tunisian government announced on Friday a 14-day confinement across the country lasting from March 22 to April 4. "Citizens and residents are called to stay...
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Tunisian president opens international aerospace and defense exhibition

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Tunisian President Kais Saied on Wednesday inaugurated the International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (IADE) in the southeastern Tunisian city of Djerba. Organized...
On Feb.24, 2020, pharmacy workers of a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hospital in Duchang county, Jiujiang, east China’s Jiangxi province make sachets for aromatherapy. To combat the novel coronavirus pneumonia, Duchang county gives play to its advantages in TCM, recommending TCM prescriptions, promoting TCM treatment and distributing free sachets to local residents. (Photo by Fu Jianbin, People’s Daily Online)

Tunisian expert hails China’s strong position to fight coronavirus

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A Tunisian security expert said on Monday that his country stands in solidarity with China and its people who are fighting against COVID-19. ...
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Tunisia hosts Arab interior ministers’ conference for security cooperation

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The 37th session of the Arab Interior Ministers Council kicked off on Sunday in Tunis to discuss common interests in strengthening Arab security cooperation,...
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Mini concert organized in Tunisia to express solidarity with China

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The Mediterranean Development Initiative (MDI), a non-profit organization in Tunisia, organized a mini concert on Saturday to express solidarity with China in the fight...
Table Tennis

Ray of hope for Kenya team at Africa Cup in hunt for table tennis...

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Four Kenyan table tennis players are set to battle it out for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games tickets in Tunis. A total of eight African players...
terrorism

Tunisian security forces kill 2 terrorists in preventive operation

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The body of a second terrorist was discovered on Wednesday by Tunisian security forces, Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) reported. The terrorist was...
Loan Approved

German Development Bank grants Tunisia nearly US$30 million loan

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The German Development Bank (KfW) granted Tunisia a loan of 27.5 million euros (about 29.9 million U.S. dollars) to finish the Medjerda-Cap Bon Canal...
Patients infected with the novel coronavirus are seen at a makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 5, 2020. The makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in China's epidemic-hit Wuhan city began accepting patients Wednesday. The hospital can provide about 1,600 beds to infected patients. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Tunisian politicians, businessmen confident in China’s fight against COVID-19

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In a conference held in Tunis on Saturday, Tunisian politicians and businessmen expressed their confidence in China's fight against COVID-19. The conference...
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Tunisian PM-designate unveils final lineup of new government

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Tunisian Prime Minister designate Elyes Fakhfakh has just announced on Wednesday evening the final lineup of his proposed government, said the Tunisian presidency. The new...
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Tunisian PM-designate unveils lineup of new government

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Tunisian Prime Minister-designate Elyes Fakhfakh announced on Saturday the lineup of his proposed government. The new cabinet is composed of 31 members,...
illegal immigrants

11 illegal immigrants rescued off Tunisian southeastern coast

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A total of 11 illegal immigrants of different nationalities were rescued from a sinking boat off the island of Kerkennah in the province of...
terrorism

Terrorist camp discovered in western Tunisia

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Tunisia's security units discovered a terrorist camp at Mount Semmama in Kasserine province in western Tunisia, Tunisian Interior Ministry announced Tuesday. "The...
arrested

Tunisia arrests 107 illegal immigrants off southeast coast

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Tunisia has foiled an illegal immigration attempts to cross the Mediterranean toward the Italian coast, the interior ministry said Monday. The Tunisian...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Hundreds of Tunisians rally in protest of U.S. Mideast peace plan

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Hundreds of Tunisians on Wednesday marched in the center of the capital Tunis in protest of the newly unveiled U.S. Middle East peace plan,...
Tunisia and Algeria

Tunisia, Algeria seek stronger ties

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Tunisian President Kais Saied and his Algerian counterpart Abdelmadjid Tebboune called for high-level meetings to open up wider horizons for bilateral relations in several...
Elyes Fakhfakh, left, served as finance and tourism minister following the 2011 uprising [Tunisian Presidency/Anadolu]

Tunisian president assigns Elyes Fakhfakh to form new government

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Tunisian President Kais Saied has assigned Elyes Fakhfakh to form the new government, according to a statement by the Tunisian presidency. The prime minister-designate should...

2019 Carthage Film Festival ends with dramatic Tunisian architecture

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The 53rd Carthage Film Festival which stretched from October 26th to November 2nd ended with the Jury adjudging "Noura's dream'' by Hind...