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CAF match interrupted after fans invade pitch


August 19th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Aug 19 (IANS) An African Champions League (CAF) football match between two Tunisian teams, Esperance Sportive de Tunis and Etoile du Sahel, was interrupted Sunday after supporters invaded the ... Read more...

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Man held in Italy for beating wife for removing veil


August 17th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) An Egyptian Muslim man was held by the police for allegedly beating his Tunisian wife after she removed her veil in the torrid summer heat on ... Read more...

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Teenagers die after stolen car plunges into sea


August 15th, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 15 (IANS/AKI) Two 14-year-old boys, a Tunisian and an Italian, drowned when the car they stole plunged into the Tyrrhenian Sea off the coast of Sicily.The incident took ... Read more...

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Will give my best for a bigger medal, says Mary Kom


August 6th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Star boxer M.C. Mary Kom was jubilant after ensuring fourth medal for India from the London Olympic Games and said she wants to keep up the ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom in semis, ensures medal for India (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensured another medal for India from the 2012 London Olympics with a convincing 15-6 victory over Tunisian Maroua Rahali in the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Tunisian military court sentences Ben Ali in absentia


July 19th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, July 19 (IANS) A Tunisian military court has sentenced former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to a second life term in absentia for complicity in the killing of ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna clear first hurdle at Wimbledon


June 27th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna entered the men's doubles second round at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships defeating Marcel Felder and Malek Jaziri here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Singer’s album urges reopening of Algeria-Morocco border


June 16th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, June 16 (IANS/AKI) An Algerian rap singer will release an album of songs, calling on his country to reopen the border with neighbouring Morocco that was closed after a ... Read more...

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Tunisia’s Ben Ali sentenced to 20 more years in jail


June 14th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military court in Tunisia has sentenced ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to 20 years in jail in absentia on charges, including "incitement ... 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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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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Eight Tunisian wrestlers qualify for London Olympics


March 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, March 20 (IANS) Eight Tunisian wrestlers have secured their berth for the 2012 London Olympics, bringing the total of the country's athletes qualifying for the Games to 31.Six men, ... 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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Tunisian swimmer Mellouli voted Arab sportsman of the year


December 31st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Dec 31 (IANS) Beijing Olympic swimmer Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia was voted the best Arab sportsman of the year 2011 by the Egyptian magazine, Al Ahram al Arabi.Mellouli, who ... 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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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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11 executed in Iraq


November 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 17 (IANS/AKI) Eleven people were executed Thursday in Iraq for their involvement in terrorist activities, the justice ministry said.Among those executed was a Tunisian national who detonated a ... 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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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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Gaddafi was alive when captured, shows YouTube video


October 21st, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi was alive when he was captured by the National Transitional Council fighters in his hometown Sirte shows a video on YouTube. The video appears to ... Read more...

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French minister accidently tweets wife to come to bed


October 21st, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) A French minister was left red faced after asking his wife to go to bed with him through an accidental post on Twitter that was read ... 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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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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Sarkozy says no summer vacation for ministers


July 8th, 2011 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 8 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said his ministers should not go on summer vacation and instead work round the clock, according to a top official."He (Sarkozy) ... Read more...

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In touch with France on Indian’s terror link: Chidambaram


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) With France arresting an Indian national over terror links, India Monday said it was in touch with the French authorities to obtain details, but ... Read more...

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UAE sends relief material for displaced Libyans


May 21st, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 21 (IANS/WAM) A United Arab Emirates plane left for Tunisia Friday with relief material for displaced Libyan citizens who have taken refuge in that country.The 38-tonnes of ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s wife and daughter flee to Tunisia: Al Jazeera


May 18th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's wife Safiya and his daughter Aisha have fled to Tunisia, Al-Jazeera reported Wednesday, citing a source in Tunisia's defence ministry.According to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi not in Tripoli any more?


May 14th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has probably fled the capital city of Tripoli and was "most likely" wounded in NATO air strikes, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini ... Read more...

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Jolie’s new tattoo is a tribute to Brad Pitt


May 13th, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Angelina Jolie has confirmed that her new tattoo is a tribute to her partner Brad Pitt. The actress was at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday. ... Read more...

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58 bodies washed ashore on Tunisian coastline


May 11th, 2011 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, May 11 (IANS) A total of 58 bodies were found washed ashore the Tunisian coastline, Xinhua quoted a media report as saying.As per the official press agency TAP, these ... Read more...

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Tunisian ousted President Ben Ali accused of plotting against national security


May 5th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by BNO News
TUNIS, TUNISIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Tunisian Court on Thursday accused ousted President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali of further charges of plotting against national security and inciting violence.According to the state-run TAP ... Read more...

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NATO halts Gaddafi boats laying mines outside Misurata


April 30th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 30 (ANI): NATO warships have reportedly managed to halt several boats of Gaddafi forces laying anti-shipping mines outside the harbour of the Libyan city of Misurata."We have just seen ... Read more...

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Berlusconi, Sarkozy call for changes to Schengen treaty


April 27th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 27 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and French President Nicolas Sarkozy have called for a revision of the Schengen treaty which removes border controls among the 25 ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s ratings halved since elected in 2008 over sex scandals


April 19th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, Apr 18 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's ratings have halved to 31 percent, since the time he was elected, over multiple legal and sex scandals.A poll of 1,000 people by ... Read more...

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Switzerland to help Tunisia recover Ben Ali’s assets


April 19th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, April 18 (IANS) Swiss authorities have expressed their willingness to enable Tunisia recover assets of ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his family.The Swiss foreign affairs secretary ... Read more...

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