Friday 24 November 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-11-24

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AFP - 11/20/17

Supermodel Naomi Campbell and Tunisia's president led mourners in a final tribute Monday to French-Tunisian fashion designer Azzedine Alaia, who died this month aged...

AFP - 11/18/17

The family of a murdered Tunisian described by Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas as a long-time member called on the authorities Friday to release details of the...

AFP - 11/12/17

The story of an epic train journey across war-torn Mozambique by a Brazilian director has been awarded the top prize at Tunisia's Carthage Film Festival.

"The...

AFP - 11/12/17

Tunisia on Friday extended for another three months a state of emergency introduced two years ago following a series of deadly jihadist attacks in the North African...

AFP - 11/11/17

A frank documentary about the lives of gay Tunisians received an enthusiastic welcome at a local film festival Friday despite homosexuality being a crime in the North...

AFP - 11/4/17

Hundreds of Tunisian policemen demonstrated on Friday in the central city of Sfax, demanding that parliament adopt a law on "protecting" them which civil groups have...

AFP - 11/2/17

A Tunisian policeman died Thursday a day after he was stabbed by an Islamist extremist outside parliament in a bustling part of the capital Tunis, the authorities...

AFP - 11/2/17

A young Islamic extremist stabbed two policemen on Wednesday in front of the Tunisian parliament, seriously wounding one of them before being arrested, the...

AFP - 10/19/17

A Frenchman and a Tunisian woman were convicted on Wednesday on appeal in Tunis for "public indecency" after an altercation with police who arrested the couple while...

AFP - 10/18/17

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-...

AFP - 10/18/17

Tunisian rescuers pulled more bodies from the sea Tuesday a week after a migrant boat sank following a crash with a navy vessel, the defence ministry said, raising...

AFP - 10/17/17

Tunisia's navy has found the bodies of 26 migrants at sea a week after their boat collided with a navy vessel, bringing the death toll to 34, the defence ministry...

AFP - 10/9/17

Tunisia's health minister died of a heart attack on Sunday after taking part in a charity marathon to help battle cancer, officials said.

Slim Chaker, 56, fell...

AFP - 10/8/17

Dozens of runners headed into Tunisia's desert at dawn on Saturday for the North African country's first ever ultra-marathon.

The 100-kilometre (60-mile) Ultra...

AFP - 10/6/17

The number of illegal migrants leaving Libya for Europe has fallen by 20 percent so far in 2017, the European naval force charged with stopping people trafficking in...

AFP - 10/6/17

Tunisia's first post-revolt municipal elections originally due to take place in December will be held in March, the authorities said Thursday, after they were...

AFP - 10/5/17

Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said Thursday a probe into the young Tunisian who stabbed to death two women in the French city of Marseille had uncovered no links to...

AFP - 10/5/17

Relatives in Tunisia of Ahmed Hanachi, named as the knifeman who stabbed to death two women in the French city of Marseille, said Wednesday they cannot believe he was...

AFP - 10/2/17

Representatives of Libya's rival authorities have made progress on amending a deal on a political transition for the North African country, the special UN envoy said...

AFP - 9/19/17

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar visited neighbouring Tunisia on Monday for talks with President Beji Caid Essebsi, who offered to act as a mediator between...

AFP - 9/19/17

Tunisia's electoral commission on Monday indefinitely postponed the first municipal elections since a 2011 uprising that toppled long-time dictator Zine El Abidine...

AFP - 9/18/17

More than 1,000 people protested Saturday in Tunis against a controversial amnesty law adopted by parliament for officials accused of corruption under toppled...

AFP - 9/15/17

Tunisia has abolished a decades-old ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims, the presidency said Thursday.

"Congratulations to the women of Tunisia for the...

AFP - 9/14/17

Opposition groups on Thursday raised the alarm over Tunisia's transition to democracy after parliament passed an amnesty law for officials accused of corruption under...

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