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News: Tunisia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Tunisia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Tunisia – overview

Tunisia: news

French row over Tunisian arrests

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 9:42
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

The mayor of Paris urges an end to the "shocking" arrest of dozens of mainly Tunisian migrants in France as detentions continue.
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'Tunisian migrants' held in Paris

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 12:46
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Police in Paris arrest 60 suspected illegal migrants, most of them Tunisians, as France pushes for tighter border controls.
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VIDEO: French fears over influx of migrants

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 4:05
related countries: France France, Libya Libya

France says it wants a mechanism to suspend visa-free travel around the European Union, after an influx of thousand of migrants fleeing the upheaval in Libya and Tunisia.
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France seeks border control shift

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 22:17
related countries: France France, Libya Libya
related places: Eu

France calls for an easier mechanism for temporarily suspending the EU's passport-free Schengen travel zone, as it fears an influx of migrants from Libya and Tunisia.
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Bouazizi suspect freed in Tunisia

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 23:15

Proceedings are dropped against a policewoman accused of abusing the man whose suicide provoked Tunisia's revolution.
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VIDEO: What happens next for ousted leaders?

Monday, April 18th 2011, 16:29
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Recent months have seen uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt that both forced presidents out of office, but what happens next when leaders are deposed?
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Tunisia's Ben Ali faces charges

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 12:33

Tunisian authorities say they want to try former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali on 18 charges, including voluntary manslaughter and drug-trafficking.
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Next in line?

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 23:03
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Could Morocco follow in the wake of Egypt and Tunisia?
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EU urges Tunisia migration action

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 16:28

The European Commission's president says Tunisia must do more to prevent migrants entering Europe illegally, and readmit its citizens who have done so.
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Bare beaches

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 23:08
related countries: Libya Libya

Tourists avoid Tunisia as Libya violence flares
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VIDEO: Italy vows to clear Lampedusa‎

Sunday, April 3rd 2011, 10:25

Berlusconi vows to complete operations in Lampedusa‎ to remove thousands of North African migrants who have mainly fled from Tunisia.
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VIDEO: Migrants moved from Lampedusa

Friday, April 1st 2011, 5:26
related countries: Italy Italy, Libya Libya
related places: Lampedusa

The unrest in North Africa has seen thousands of migrants from Libya and Tunisia flee to Lampedusa, an Italian island in the Mediterranean.
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UK wants Libyan officials to quit

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 9:48
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

UK officials say they want other senior Libyan officials to abandon Col Gaddafi after his foreign minister flees to Britain and resigns.
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Thomas Cook counts cost of unrest

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 6:44
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Tour operator Thomas Cook says it expects the disruption caused by the political unrest in Egypt and Tunisia to cost it £20m.
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Libyan migrants arrive in Italy

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 17:33
related countries: Italy Italy, Libya Libya

Boats from Libya are beginning to arrive in southern Italy, where resources have already been stretched by an earlier influx of Tunisian migrants.
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Italy navy moves Tunisia migrants

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 15:59
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Lampedusa

Italy's interior minister is to visit Tunisia for talks aimed at stopping the flow of migrants to the Italian Mediterranean island of Lampedusa.
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Italy blocks ferry fleeing Libya

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 16:34
related countries: Libya Libya

Italy prevents a ferry carrying 1,800 people fleeing Libya from docking in Sicily as 41 migrants are feared drowned off Tunisia.
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Tunisia dissolves president's party

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 10:36
related places: Tunis

A Tunis court dissolves the party of deposed President Ben Ali, meeting one of the main demands of pro-democracy protesters.
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Tunisia dissolves secret police

Monday, March 7th 2011, 17:11

The interim government in Tunisia dissolves the country's secret police service, blamed for human rights abuses during President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali's rule.
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Military might

Sunday, March 6th 2011, 7:49

Why an army coup might undermine Tunisia revolution
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UK Libya rescue flights continue

Friday, March 4th 2011, 11:16
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some 3,135 Egyptians fleeing violence in Libya have now been flown back to Cairo by a UK airlift operation.
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VIDEO: 'Journey to freedom' for Libya's refugees

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 22:47
related countries: Libya Libya

As thousands of people continue to stream across the border from Libya into Tunisia, non-governmental organisations are struggling to cope with the vast numbers who need aid and transport
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Tunisia president calls election

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 21:05

Tunisia's interim president Fouad Mebazaa says elections for an assembly to rewrite the constitution will take place by 24 July.
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