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At least 40 migrants drown in shipwreck off Tunisia

At least 40 migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy, United Nations and Tunisian officials...

Tunisian journalists protest over new head of state news agency

Tunisian police on Tuesday clashed with journalists at the state news agency demonstrating against a new chief executive whose appointment they see as an...

Three suspected militants killed in Tunisia near Algerian border, official says

Three suspected militants, including an Asian woman‮ ‬and local leader in Islamic State, were killed in Tunisian mountains near the Algerian border‮ ‬in two...

Tunisian police fire tear gas on protesters in southern city

Tunisian police fired tear gas on protesters on Tuesday after hundreds tried to storm a government headquarters in the southern city of Tataouine to...

Tunisian court frees prominent women’s activist

A Tunisian appeals court released on Wednesday a prominent women’s rights defender and LGBTI activist who had been jailed on charges of “insulting police...

At least 39 die as two migrant boats sink off Tunisia

mig At least 39 migrants died when two boats sank off Tunisia on Tuesday as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island...

Tunisia’s main party holds huge rally as government row grows

Tunisia’s biggest political party assembled an immense crowd of supporters in the capital on Saturday in a show of strength that could fuel a...

Tunisian power struggle risks street escalation

A standoff over a cabinet reshuffle in Tunisia has accelerated a power struggle between the president, prime minister and parliament speaker that threatens to...

Tunisian police abuse allegations cloud democratic gains

Tunisian police took Ahmed Gam from the shop where he worked, accused him of looting during recent protests, and beat him so badly during...

Thousands protest in Tunis despite police blockade

Thousands of protesters backed by Tunisia’s powerful labour union gathered in central Tunis on Saturday in the country’s biggest demonstration for years, defying a...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...