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J&K; wants anti-Islam video blocked


September 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the central government to block access to an anti-Islam video posted on YouTube, saying that it can potentially cause ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gold for Tunisia’s Mellouli in marathon swimming


August 10th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli won his second medal of the London Olympics with victory in the gruelling men's 10-kilometre marathon swim Friday.Mellouli finished the open-water swim ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Russian Zaripova wins 3000m steeplechase gold


August 7th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World champion Yuliya Zaripova of Russia took Olympic gold in the women's 3000 metres steeplechase Monday.Zaripova shook off the challenge of Tunisia's Habiba Ghribi ... Read more...

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Indians will be proud of Mary Kom, says husband


August 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom's husband Onler Kom said Monday that the pugilist made the country proud after assuring the country its fourth Olympic medal ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom punches her way into quarters (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, India's medal hope in Olympic women's boxing, put on a valiant display as she downed a bigger Polish opponent Karolina Michalczuk to enter ... Read more...

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Olympics: China’s Sun wins gold in 1,500m freestyle


August 5th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chinese world champion Sun Yang steamed to gold in the 1,500 meters freestyle on Saturday, lopping a massive three seconds off his own world record.The ... Read more...

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Tunisia to showcase at ‘Africa Village’ in London


July 28th, 2012 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Along with 33 African countries, Tunisia will take part in the activities of the African Village at the Kensington Gardens in London.The village will be open ... Read more...

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Former France coach Lemerre joins Algerian club


July 15th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, July 15 (IANS) Roger Lemerre, former Euro and Africa Cup of Nations winning coach, has been named coach of Algerian first division side CS Constantine.The 71-year-old Frenchman, who led ... Read more...

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Tunisia extradites ex-Libyan prime minister


June 25th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Tunis/Tripoli, June 25 (IANS) Libya's ex-prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, who served under slain leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been extradited from Tunisia to his native country, state-run TAP press agency reported.Mahmoudi ... Read more...

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Australia beat China to qualify for Olympic volleyball


June 10th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 10 (IANS) Australia qualified Sunday for the London Olympic Games men's volleyball competition, beating China 3-0 in the qualifying tournament here.Australia improved their record to five wins and ... Read more...

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Uruguay take second Place in FIFA rankings


June 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain maintained their top spot in the latest FIFA rankings published Wednesday while Uruguay leap-frogged Germany to take second place.Brazil and England moved up one ... Read more...

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Tunisia to extradite former Libyan PM


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, May 23 (IANS) Tunisian government has agreed to extradite former Libyan prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, Xinhua reported.According to Tunisian Justice Minister Noureddine Bhiri, the country's authorities have received ... Read more...

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UAE, Tunisia discuss educational cooperation


May 9th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Tunisia Tuesday held bilateral talks for mutual cooperation in the field of education and its development.UAE's Minister for ... Read more...

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Arab League chief calls for closer Arab-China ties


May 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) Arab League chief Nabil Al Arabi Monday called for closer relations between the Arab countries and China. Arabi, who is visiting China May 4-9 at ... Read more...

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Tunisian PM’s website hacked


April 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, April 9 (IANS) The official website of the Tunisian prime minister was hacked Monday and thousands of confidential documents were leaked, Xinhua reported.According to the Tunisie Numerique website, the ... Read more...

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Arab world faces reform or revolution: Tunisia


March 15th, 2012 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, March 15 (IANS) Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has said the Arab world is faced with two alternatives -- "engage in deep, radical reforms or face revolutions and all the ... Read more...

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Tunisia reach quarters in African Nations Cup


January 28th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Jan 28 (IANS) Tunisia's Carthage Eagles qualified for the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup after beating Niger 2-1 in Libreville, Gabon.Tunisia beat Morocco in 2-1 Monday, becoming the ... Read more...

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Italian energy firm to invest $600 mn in Tunisia


January 17th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Jan 17 (IANS) Italy's petroleum company ENI has plans to invest over $600 million in Tunisia in 2012, TAP news agency reported.The company also intends to recruit 160 people ... Read more...

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UAE, Tunisia discuss parliamentary cooperation


December 28th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Tunisia have discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation in various sectors, particularly in the fields of politics and parlimentary procedures.A ... Read more...

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Club World Cup: Qatar’s Al-Sadd beat Esperance 2-1


December 11th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 11 (IANS) Asian club champions Al-Sadd of Qatar beat African champions Esperance Sportive de Tunis 2-1 to reach the semifinals of the 2011 FIFA Club World Cup at ... Read more...

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UAE holds talks with Tunisia, Belarus


November 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 28 (IANS/WAM) The ambassadors of Tunisia and Belarus to the United Arab Emirates have met the UAE's assistant foreign minister for economic affairs and discussed bilateral issues.Khalid ... Read more...

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Focusing on negatives helps catalyse change


November 15th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) If you want people to change, you have to get them to notice what is wrong with existing norms. That's the idea on which a new ... Read more...

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Pakistan recognises Libya


November 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday recognised the new government of Libya and hoped that its ties would continue to be strong.Foreign Office chairperson Tehmina Janjua said, "We recognise state ... Read more...

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French weekly firebombed over Prophet Mohammed issue


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) The office of French weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris was destroyed in a petrol-bomb attack early Wednesday, a day after it named Prophet Mohammed as its ... Read more...

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UAE, Tunisia discuss bilateral cooperation


October 31st, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Tunisia have discussed bilateral cooperation in the social sector.The meeting between Mariam Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi, UAE's minister for Social ... Read more...

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Dubai film fest to assist Arab filmmakers


October 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai International Film Festival has collaborated with the L'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) to assist emerging and established filmmakers of the Arab world.Established in ... Read more...

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Emirates increases flights to Tunis


October 25th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Monday announced two extra flights to Tunis from Oct 30, increasing its service to six weekly flights to Tunisia.Services to Tunisia are operated by A330-200 ... Read more...

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Order will be restored in Libya, says Tunisia


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Oct 22 (IANS) Tunisia is confident that order and stability will be restored in Libya after the death of its former leader Muammar Gaddafi, the Tunisian foreign affairs ministry ... Read more...

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Tunisian ex-president’s daughter awarded jail term


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Oct 2 (IANS) The daughter of Tunisia's ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been sentenced in absentia to two years in prison and fined by a court ... Read more...

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Ex-Libyan prime minister jailed in Tunisia


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Libyan prime minister Baghdadi al-Mahmudi was sentenced to six months in prison Thursday by a Tunisian court, Xinhua reported Friday. Al-Mahmudi was arrested along with his ... Read more...

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Former Gaddafi aide lands in Italy with family


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 22 (IANS) Libyan leader Abdesslem Jalloud, a close aide of Muammar Gaddafi, has arrived in Italy along with his family, a media report said.Jalloud, a former finance minister ... Read more...

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25 migrants found dead as boat reaches Italy


August 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 1 (IANS) At least 25 migrants - as yet of unknown nationality - were found dead Monday in a boat carrying nearly 300 refugees to an Italian island, ... Read more...

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How minorities lead to mass uprisings


July 26th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) A strong opinion of a mere 10 percent of a population will always be adopted by a majority and can lead to uprisings as witnessed in ... Read more...

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Tunisian ex-president’s trial postponed


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, July 22 (IANS) The trial of Tunisia's ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been postponed following a request from his lawyers, a media report said.Ben Ali, along ... Read more...

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500,000 Libyans fed by UN food organisation


July 6th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 6 (IANS/AKI) The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has distributed 6,000 tonnes of emergency food aid to over 500,000 people in conflict-hit Libya over the past four months, ... Read more...

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