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    Tunisia arrests 2 for trying to infect police with coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Tunis | Updated at 01:20am on April 18, 2020

    Tunisia said Thursday that two men, including a suspected member of a jihadist network, had been arrested over an alleged ‘terrorist’ plot to infect security...

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    Hundreds of Tunisians protest virus lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Mnilha, Tunisia | Updated at 09:28pm on April 01, 2020

    Several hundred Tunisians demonstrated in a working class district of the capital Tuesday, demanding government support and protesting a week-old lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic...

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    Is France losing its colonial backyard in North Africa?

    Mohamed Taifouri | Updated at 12:00am on February 15, 2020

    Having seen a sharp decline in its influence in Tunisia and Algeria, France is eyeing China and Spain’s growing economic presence in Morocco with concern....

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    At least 24 people killed, 18 hurt in Tunisia road accident

    Agence France-Presse . Ain Snoussi, Tunisia | Updated at 02:23pm on December 02, 2019

    At least 24 Tunisians were killed and 18 more injured when a bus plunged into a ravine on Sunday, in one of the country’s worst...

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    Turtles and tourists share the same beach on a Tunisian island

    Agence France-Presse . Tunisia | Updated at 12:00am on November 29, 2019

    Between plastic chairs on a crowded Tunisian tourist beach, a sign indicates where another species shares the sand: a nest is buried below. On this...

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    Electronic music festival rocks Tunisian desert

    Agence France-Presse . Nefta | Updated at 12:00am on November 18, 2019

    A two-day electronic music festival got underway Saturday in the southern Tunisian desert where the original Star Wars movie was filmed, drawing thousands of fans...

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    Tunisians vote in presidential polls

    Reuters . Tunis | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    Tunisians began casting votes in an unpredictable presidential election on Sunday where there is no overwhelming front-runner, with the young democracy’s economic ills dominating...

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    IOM accused of pressuring Bangladeshis to return home

    Newage desk | Updated at 08:32pm on August 26, 2019

    The UN migration agency is the subject of a formal complaint after ‘severe concerns’ were raised about its treatment of Bangladeshi migrants, including children, reports...

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    Tunisia rescues 71 including 37 Bangladeshi migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Tunis | Updated at 01:33am on July 11, 2019

    Tunisian authorities rescued 71 migrants as their boat began to sink after setting out from neighbouring Libya for Italy, the National Guard said Tuesday. Monday...

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    Migrants disembark in Italy after rescue boat defies ban

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 02:53pm on July 07, 2019

    Dozens of shipwrecked migrants disembarked in Italy early Sunday after their rescue boat docked on the island of Lampedusa, the second vessel in a week...

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