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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.

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Tunisia: news

'Dozens dead' in Tunisia unrest

Tuesday, January 11th 2011, 20:46

At least 35 people have been killed in violent unrest in Tunisia, according to a human rights group - the authorities say 21 have died.
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'Fears for migrants' off Tunisia

Thursday, June 2nd 2011, 15:02

More than 200 mainly African migrants are missing after a boat trying to reach Europe breaks down off Tunisia's coast, Tunisian state news says.
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'I saw police fire teargas at crowds'

Friday, January 14th 2011, 16:02
related places: Tunis

Tunisian police have fired tear gas at rioters in the capital Tunis as thousands of demonstrators demand the resignation of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.
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'Islamist protests' shake Tunisia

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 18:58

The Tunisian government condemns a series of attacks on police stations, a court and a gallery, blaming ultra-conservative Salafist Muslims.
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'Muhammad' to edit French weekly

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 11:36
related countries: France France

A French satirical magazine names the Prophet Muhammad as "editor-in-chief" for its next issue to mark the electoral win of an Islamist party in Tunisia.
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'Naked Muhammad' Tunisians jailed

Friday, April 6th 2012, 19:40

Officials in Tunisia say two bloggers have been jailed for seven years after posting cartoons of a naked Prophet Muhammad on the internet.
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'Refugee crisis' on Libyan border

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 21:22
related countries: Libya Libya

The situation on Libya's border with Tunisia reaches crisis point as tens of thousands of foreigners flee unrest, the UN says.
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'Remarkable scenes' in Cairo

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 13:57
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Anti-government protests have broken out in Egypt after an internet campaign inspired by the uprising in Tunisia.
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'Same gun used' in Tunisia killings

Friday, July 26th 2013, 13:42

Tunisia opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi was killed with the same gun as another leftist, with a Salafist suspected of involvement, officials say.
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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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Activists target government sites

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 15:24

Key websites of the Tunisian government are taken offline by a group that recently attacked sites and services perceived to be anti-Wikileaks.
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Ahly retain African title

Saturday, November 11th 2006, 19:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Ahly of Egypt beat CS Sfaxien of Tunisia 2-1 on aggregate to retain the African Champions League title.
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Ahly win Champions League

Saturday, November 12th 2005, 20:26
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Ahly of Egypt beat Tunisia's Etoile Sahel 3-0 to win the 2005 Caf Champions League.
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Al Ahly clinch African club final

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 21:54
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Egypt's Al Ahly surprise holders Esperance of Tunisia with a 2-1 second-leg win to lift the African Champions League.
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Al-Qaeda claims Austrian hostages

Monday, March 10th 2008, 18:01
related countries: Austria Austria

Militant group al-Qaeda in Islamic North Africa says it has taken two Austrian tourists hostage in Tunisia.
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Albanian PM defiant after unrest

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 7:43
related countries: Albania Albania

Prime Minister Sali Berisha of Albania says there will be no Tunisia-style uprising in his country after three die in unrest.
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Alcohol sparks Tunisia hotel raid

Tuesday, September 4th 2012, 17:27
related places: Sidi Bouzid

Salafists storm a hotel bar in the town of Sidi Bouzid, birthplace of Tunisia's revolution, because it served alcohol, media reports say.
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Anti-government protests hit Tunis

Sunday, September 8th 2013, 0:46
related places: Tunis

Tens of thousands of demonstrators have marched in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, calling for the resignation of the Islamist-led government.
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Anti-government protests in Tunis

Monday, January 17th 2011, 15:09
related places: Tunis

New protests break out on the streets of Tunisia's capital, hours before the expected announcement of a new national unity government.
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Arafat's widow loses citizenship

Tuesday, August 14th 2007, 16:13

The widow of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is stripped of her Tunisian citizenship, officials say.
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