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Many missing as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia

Thursday, July 4th 2019, 20:56
related places: Zarzis

Three people are said to have survived after the vessel sank off the town of Zarzis.
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The death of a Tunisian poet and the hidden story of Arab mental health

Sunday, June 30th 2019, 23:52

Tunisia is seen as one of the few success stories of the Arab Spring so why have so many of its people lost hope?
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The death of a Tunisian poet

Sunday, June 30th 2019, 23:08

Nidhal Gharibi took his life at the age of 32. His friends say his depression was exacerbated by Tunisia's political and economic situation.
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Tunisia President Beji Caid Essebsi has 'severe health crisis'

Thursday, June 27th 2019, 21:13

PM Youssef Chahed warns against spreading "fake news" about the condition of Beji Caid Essebsi, 92.
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Dozens drown as migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia

Friday, May 10th 2019, 20:09
related countries: Libya Libya

Survivors say the boat left Libya on Thursday and ran into trouble during strong waves.
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Algeria protests: Tycoon Ali Haddad 'arrested at Tunisia border'

Sunday, March 31st 2019, 16:52

Ali Haddad is a long-time backer of embattled President Bouteflika who is facing calls to step down.
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Angry protests after 12 babies die in Tunisia hospital

Wednesday, March 13th 2019, 17:48

Crowds gather at the Rabta hospital, as a bereaved father says officials must be held accountable.
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Tunisian health minister resigns over 11 baby deaths

Sunday, March 10th 2019, 7:29

The country's health ministry said evidence suggested 11 newborns all died from septic shock.
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I play for Tunisia, but still consider myself Irish - Ayman Mohamed

Friday, December 14th 2018, 11:20
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dublin, London

Born in London, raised in Dublin and now based in Africa, Tunisia international Ayman Ben Mohamed has travelled an unusual road to this month's Fifa Club World Cup.
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Tunis attack: Suicide bomber was jobless graduate

Tuesday, October 30th 2018, 18:01
related places: Mahdia

Mouna Guebla, 30, was an unemployed English graduate from the eastern region of Mahdia.
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Tunis attack: Woman blows herself up in Tunisia

Monday, October 29th 2018, 17:30
related places: Tunis

Nine people are injured in the blast, which police suspect was a terrorist attack.
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Italy acquits Tunisian 'migrant smuggling' fishermen

Saturday, September 22nd 2018, 14:53
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy arrested the six fishermen at sea earlier this month on suspicion of smuggling migrants.
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Anger as Italy arrests Tunisian fishermen 'rescuing migrants'

Thursday, September 6th 2018, 15:47
related countries: Italy Italy

Italy accuses six Tunisians of smuggling migrants, but supporters say they helped a boat in distress.
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Germany deports 'Bin Laden bodyguard' to Tunisia

Friday, July 13th 2018, 12:49
related countries: Germany Germany

The suspect had been in Germany since 1997 and feared torture if sent back to Tunisia.
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Zimbabwe's rugby union team sleep rough in Tunisia

Tuesday, July 3rd 2018, 16:01

Players spent the night on the streets as they felt their hotel in Tunisia was substandard.
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Ricin threat: Cologne anti-terror police search flats

Friday, June 15th 2018, 16:00

Police question a Tunisian man suspected of making the lethal chemical ricin.
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Tunisia migrant shipwreck death toll reaches 112

Monday, June 4th 2018, 18:38

The world migration body says the toll has doubled since the boat sunk off the coast of Tunisia.
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Tunisia boat capsizes killing dozens of migrants

Sunday, June 3rd 2018, 21:10

At least 48 people drowned in the incident off the eastern coast of Tunisia, the government says.
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French-Tunisian baker on the secrets behind Paris' best baguettes

Friday, April 27th 2018, 13:33
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Mahmoud M'seddi won the right to supply baguettes to the French president for a year.
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'Bin Laden bodyguard' on German welfare

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 11:07
related countries: Germany Germany

Concern about torture stops Germany deporting the suspect to his home country of Tunisia.
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Tunisian women free to marry non-Muslims

Friday, September 15th 2017, 13:02

A presidential spokeswoman congratulated women on gaining "the freedom to choose one's spouse".
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Marriage plans

Monday, June 19th 2017, 0:13

Tunisian women are expected to be virgins when they marry, leading some to have hymen surgery.
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Tunisian smoker jailed for not fasting during Ramadan

Wednesday, June 14th 2017, 11:59

Rights group condemns one-month prison sentence for man smoking in public during the Muslim fast.
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Tunis zoo to close temporarily after visitors stone crocodile

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 15:34

Maintenance and more security are planned amid an outcry over pictures of the bloodied reptile.
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