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The accusation which Makhlouf has denied sparked outrage and prompted thousands of Tunisian women to share their experiences of sexual harassment using the hashtag which means NegativeThe accusation which Makhlouf has denied sparked outrage and prompted thousands of Tunisian women to share their experiences of sexual harassment using the hashtag which means http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-women-rights/setback-for-tunisias-metoo-movement-as-new-mp-gets-immunity-idUSKBN1XN2GX2019-11-14
Wednesdays election for speaker represented a big test for Ennahda which was banned before Tunisias 2011 revolution but has since played a big role in several coalition governments NegativeTUNIS Tunisias new parliament on Wednesday elected Rached Ghannouchi leader of the moderate Islamist Ennahda party as its speaker after the rival Heart of Tunisia party backed him opening the way for a possible coalition government between them http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics-parliament/tunisias-parliament-picks-moderate-islamist-party-leader-as-speaker-idUSKBN1XN16Z2019-11-14
The party decided to vote for Ennahda after an said Ridha Charfeddine a Heart of Tunisia lawmaker NeutralTUNIS Tunisias new parliament on Wednesday elected Rached Ghannouchi leader of the moderate Islamist Ennahda party as its speaker after the rival Heart of Tunisia party backed him opening the way for a possible coalition government between them http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics-parliament/tunisias-parliament-picks-moderate-islamist-party-leader-as-speaker-idUSKBN1XN16Z2019-11-14
Tunisias postrevolution constitution splits power between the newly elected President Kais Saied and a government that passes legislation through the parliament NeutralTUNIS Tunisias new parliament on Wednesday elected Rached Ghannouchi leader of the moderate Islamist Ennahda party as its speaker after the rival Heart of Tunisia party backed him opening the way for a possible coalition government between them http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics-parliament/tunisias-parliament-picks-moderate-islamist-party-leader-as-speaker-idUSKBN1XN16Z2019-11-14
TUNIS Tunisias moderate Islamist Ennahda party may choose a candidate from outside its ranks to head government two sources said on Friday as it seeks consensus with other parties for a coalition NeutralTUNIS Tunisias moderate Islamist Ennahda party may choose a candidate from outside its ranks to head government two sources said on Friday as it seeks consensus with other parties for a coalition http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisias-moderate-islamist-party-may-choose-outside-candidate-as-pm-idUSKBN1XI2DE2019-11-09
TUNIS Tunisias main parties rejected a proposal on Thursday by the moderate Islamist party Ennahda to name a prime minister from its own ranks following its victory in last months parliamentary elections NegativeTUNIS Tunisias main parties rejected a proposal on Thursday by the moderate Islamist party Ennahda to name a prime minister from its own ranks following its victory in last months parliamentary elections http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-politics-government/tunisias-main-parties-refuse-new-government-led-by-moderate-islamists-idUSKBN1XH2MU2019-11-08
Gazi Chaouachi a senior leader in Attayar said Tunisia needed a consensus prime minister from outside Ennahda with an economic background to help save the ailing economy NegativeTUNIS Tunisias main parties rejected a proposal on Thursday by the moderate Islamist party Ennahda to name a prime minister from its own ranks following its victory in last months parliamentary elections http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-politics-government/tunisias-main-parties-refuse-new-government-led-by-moderate-islamists-idUSKBN1XH2MU2019-11-08
TUNIS The owner of a Tunisian private television channel that has been critical of the government was arrested on Tuesday on allegations of corruption an official said the latest move in a government campaign against corruption launched this month NegativeTUNIS The owner of a Tunisian private television channel that has been critical of the government was arrested on Tuesday on allegations of corruption an official said the latest move in a government campaign against corruption launched this month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-corruption/tunisian-tv-channel-owner-arrested-on-corruption-allegations-idUSKBN1XF2NV2019-11-06
Since the election of law professor Kais Saied as Tunisian president last month the government has launched an anticorruption campaign and financial audit involving the Foreign Ministry NeutralTUNIS The owner of a Tunisian private television channel that has been critical of the government was arrested on Tuesday on allegations of corruption an official said the latest move in a government campaign against corruption launched this month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-corruption/tunisian-tv-channel-owner-arrested-on-corruption-allegations-idUSKBN1XF2NV2019-11-06
During his election campaign Saied vowed to tackle corruption which Tunisias independent anticorruption commission has said is widespread and affects public sectors including security health transport and customs NegativeTUNIS The owner of a Tunisian private television channel that has been critical of the government was arrested on Tuesday on allegations of corruption an official said the latest move in a government campaign against corruption launched this month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-corruption/tunisian-tv-channel-owner-arrested-on-corruption-allegations-idUSKBN1XF2NV2019-11-06
Analysts have also named the Saudi Abu Abdullah alJizrawi and Abdullah Qaradash an Iraqi and one of Baghdadis righthand men as potential successors along with the Tunisian Abu Othman alTunisi PositiveCAIRO Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr alBaghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria and vowed revenge against the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-baghdadi-confirmation/islamic-state-vows-revenge-against-u-s-for-baghdadi-killing-idUSKBN1XA25A2019-11-01
Poor planning sparse water resources and the worsening impacts of climate change have combined to create a crippling water crisis in Tunisia say civil society groups NegativeThe closest source of clean water is a collective tap that is a 4km http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-water-land-feature-trfn/thirsty-crops-leaky-infrastructure-drive-tunisias-water-crisis-idUSKBN1XB2X12019-11-01
In 2018 more than of Tunisians had access to water either through the national supplier or the GDA according to official figures NeutralThe closest source of clean water is a collective tap that is a 4km http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-water-land-feature-trfn/thirsty-crops-leaky-infrastructure-drive-tunisias-water-crisis-idUSKBN1XB2X12019-11-01
We monopolize more than of our water what we have we are already said Imen Louati research officer at the nongovernmental Tunisian Economic Observatory NeutralThe closest source of clean water is a collective tap that is a 4km http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-water-land-feature-trfn/thirsty-crops-leaky-infrastructure-drive-tunisias-water-crisis-idUSKBN1XB2X12019-11-01
It is mostly women who carry the burden of fetching water said Minyara Mejbri regional coordinator of the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights in Kairouan NegativeThe closest source of clean water is a collective tap that is a 4km http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-water-land-feature-trfn/thirsty-crops-leaky-infrastructure-drive-tunisias-water-crisis-idUSKBN1XB2X12019-11-01
But desalination which removes salt from both seawater and groundwater does not solve the said Tunisian water expert Raoudha Gafrej NegativeThe closest source of clean water is a collective tap that is a 4km http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-water-land-feature-trfn/thirsty-crops-leaky-infrastructure-drive-tunisias-water-crisis-idUSKBN1XB2X12019-11-01
In tackling Tunisias water crisis the politics of agriculture needs to said Gafrej NegativeThe closest source of clean water is a collective tap that is a 4km http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-water-land-feature-trfn/thirsty-crops-leaky-infrastructure-drive-tunisias-water-crisis-idUSKBN1XB2X12019-11-01
For Marzougui from Nomad08 it is one of several decisions about how Tunisia uses water that are becoming more urgent by the day NegativeThe closest source of clean water is a collective tap that is a 4km http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-water-land-feature-trfn/thirsty-crops-leaky-infrastructure-drive-tunisias-water-crisis-idUSKBN1XB2X12019-11-01
Stelia has various units in France two subsidiaries in Morocco one in Tunisia and two in North America PositivePortugals Prime Minister Antonio Costa said the investment will encourage research and development cooperation boosting the countrys fledgling aviation sector http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-portugal-aerospace-airbus-nl/airbus-owned-stelia-aerospace-to-build-portugal-assembly-plant-idUSKBN1X828W2019-10-30
TUNIS Kais Saied a political outsider who is backed by Islamists and leftist and wants to remake national politics won a landslide victory in Tunisias presidential election which he hailed as a new PositiveTUNIS Kais Saied a political outsider who is backed by Islamists and leftist and wants to remake national politics won a landslide victory in Tunisias presidential election which he hailed as a new http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/hailing-new-revolution-political-outsider-saied-elected-tunisias-president-idUSKBN1WT1GO2019-10-15
Tunisia has a deeply fragmented legislature in which the largest party the moderate Islamist Ennahda has only 52 of the 219 seats NegativeTUNIS Kais Saied a political outsider who is backed by Islamists and leftist and wants to remake national politics won a landslide victory in Tunisias presidential election which he hailed as a new http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/hailing-new-revolution-political-outsider-saied-elected-tunisias-president-idUSKBN1WT1GO2019-10-15
TUNIS Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Kais Saied thronged the grand boulevards of central Tunis in celebration late on Sunday after two exit polls said he was elected by a landslide PositiveTUNIS Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Kais Saied thronged the grand boulevards of central Tunis in celebration late on Sunday after two exit polls said he was elected by a landslide http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/thousands-of-saied-supporters-celebrate-his-projected-presidential-win-idUSKBN1WS0462019-10-14
If he is confirmed as president Saied will face a difficult moment in Tunisian political history NegativeTUNIS Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Kais Saied thronged the grand boulevards of central Tunis in celebration late on Sunday after two exit polls said he was elected by a landslide http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/thousands-of-saied-supporters-celebrate-his-projected-presidential-win-idUSKBN1WS0462019-10-14
One of the foreign election monitoring missions in Tunisia said earlier on Sunday that Karouis detention had raised concerns about the vote saying it was not business as NegativeTUNIS Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Kais Saied thronged the grand boulevards of central Tunis in celebration late on Sunday after two exit polls said he was elected by a landslide http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/thousands-of-saied-supporters-celebrate-his-projected-presidential-win-idUSKBN1WS0462019-10-14
With voter turnout higher than in other recent elections in Tunisia Sundays poll appears to have reversed a recent trend of disillusionment with politics NegativeTUNIS Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Kais Saied thronged the grand boulevards of central Tunis in celebration late on Sunday after two exit polls said he was elected by a landslide http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/thousands-of-saied-supporters-celebrate-his-projected-presidential-win-idUSKBN1WS0462019-10-14
The two candidates offered starkly different options for Saied has conservative social views and wants Tunisia to adopt an experimental form of direct democracy NegativeTUNIS Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Kais Saied thronged the grand boulevards of central Tunis in celebration late on Sunday after two exit polls said he was elected by a landslide http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/thousands-of-saied-supporters-celebrate-his-projected-presidential-win-idUSKBN1WS0462019-10-14
Both candidates presented themselves as outsiders taking on an establishment that has failed to improve Tunisias economy or arrest a decline in living standards NegativeTUNIS Thousands of supporters of presidential candidate Kais Saied thronged the grand boulevards of central Tunis in celebration late on Sunday after two exit polls said he was elected by a landslide http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/thousands-of-saied-supporters-celebrate-his-projected-presidential-win-idUSKBN1WS0462019-10-14
TUNIS A retired law professor with an awkward public manner little money no political party and a commitment to an experimental form of direct democracy looks set to be Tunisias new president NegativeTUNIS A retired law professor with an awkward public manner little money no political party and a commitment to an experimental form of direct democracy looks set to be Tunisias new president http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-saied-newsmaker/the-former-professor-out-to-remake-tunisian-politics-idUSKBN1WS0Q12019-10-14
He has urged a crackdown on foreign money in Tunisia including on spending by nongovernment and civil society organizations which he sees threatening Tunisian society NegativeTUNIS A retired law professor with an awkward public manner little money no political party and a commitment to an experimental form of direct democracy looks set to be Tunisias new president http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-saied-newsmaker/the-former-professor-out-to-remake-tunisian-politics-idUSKBN1WS0Q12019-10-14
The remark underscored his contempt for party politics and a directly elected parliament something he wants Tunisia to entirely abandon in favor of a democracy of NegativeTUNIS A retired law professor with an awkward public manner little money no political party and a commitment to an experimental form of direct democracy looks set to be Tunisias new president http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-saied-newsmaker/the-former-professor-out-to-remake-tunisian-politics-idUSKBN1WS0Q12019-10-14
TUNIS If he wins Sundays election media mogul Nabil Karoui will only have to stroll up one of Tunisias most expensive streets to move from his own home into the presidential palace NeutralTUNIS If he wins Sundays election media mogul Nabil Karoui will only have to stroll up one of Tunisias most expensive streets to move from his own home into the presidential palace http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/starkly-different-candidates-vie-for-tunisias-presidency-idUSKBN1WQ1E52019-10-12
On Friday night weeks after Karoui and Saied took the top two places in the first round vote Tunisians will see them debate facetoface for the first time PositiveTUNIS If he wins Sundays election media mogul Nabil Karoui will only have to stroll up one of Tunisias most expensive streets to move from his own home into the presidential palace http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/starkly-different-candidates-vie-for-tunisias-presidency-idUSKBN1WQ1E52019-10-12
Recently his unlicensed Nessma TV station has broadcast constant footage advertising Karouis philanthropy in the poorest districts of Tunisia NegativeTUNIS If he wins Sundays election media mogul Nabil Karoui will only have to stroll up one of Tunisias most expensive streets to move from his own home into the presidential palace http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/starkly-different-candidates-vie-for-tunisias-presidency-idUSKBN1WQ1E52019-10-12
In his Mnihla district on the outskirts of Tunis he lives in a large house in a new middleclass development closely surrounded by much poorer areas NegativeTUNIS If he wins Sundays election media mogul Nabil Karoui will only have to stroll up one of Tunisias most expensive streets to move from his own home into the presidential palace http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/starkly-different-candidates-vie-for-tunisias-presidency-idUSKBN1WQ1E52019-10-12
TUNIS The moderate Islamist Ennahda will be the largest party in Tunisias new parliament preliminary official results showed on Wednesday but with only 52 of 217 seats it may struggle to build a governing coalition NegativeTUNIS The moderate Islamist Ennahda will be the largest party in Tunisias new parliament preliminary official results showed on Wednesday but with only 52 of 217 seats it may struggle to build a governing coalition http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-results/tunisias-moderate-islamist-party-ennahda-to-lead-fractured-new-parliament-idUSKBN1WO2PD2019-10-10
Ennahda has been a member of several governing coalitions since Tunisias 2011 revolution that have failed to improve living standards or public services in the young democracy NegativeTUNIS The moderate Islamist Ennahda will be the largest party in Tunisias new parliament preliminary official results showed on Wednesday but with only 52 of 217 seats it may struggle to build a governing coalition http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-results/tunisias-moderate-islamist-party-ennahda-to-lead-fractured-new-parliament-idUSKBN1WO2PD2019-10-10
Any political deadlock resulting from the sharply fragmented parliament would complicate Tunisias efforts to address chronic economic problems including a large public debt and unemployment of NegativeTUNIS The moderate Islamist Ennahda will be the largest party in Tunisias new parliament preliminary official results showed on Wednesday but with only 52 of 217 seats it may struggle to build a governing coalition http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-results/tunisias-moderate-islamist-party-ennahda-to-lead-fractured-new-parliament-idUSKBN1WO2PD2019-10-10
Exit polls project Ennahda taking first place and Heart of Tunisia second in last Sundays separate parliamentary election for which official results will be announced later on Wednesday NegativeTUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate and media mogul Nabil Karoui left prison on Wednesday days before Sundays election runoff after weeks of detention waiting for a verdict in his corruption trial http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisian-presidential-candidate-freed-days-before-election-idUSKBN1WO24X2019-10-10
TUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui was freed on Wednesday after spending the election campaign in a prison cell though he managed to come second in the first round and now faces a runoff with independent lawyer Kais Saied on Oct NegativeTUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui was freed on Wednesday after spending the election campaign in a prison cell though he managed to come second in the first round and now faces a runoff with independent lawyer Kais Saied on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui-explainer/explainer-how-has-the-detention-of-a-key-candidate-affected-tunisias-election-idUSKBN1WO1WY2019-10-10
Karouis supporters see him as a secular liberal champion of Tunisias poor while his opponents regard him as a corrupt ambitious populist NegativeTUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui was freed on Wednesday after spending the election campaign in a prison cell though he managed to come second in the first round and now faces a runoff with independent lawyer Kais Saied on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui-explainer/explainer-how-has-the-detention-of-a-key-candidate-affected-tunisias-election-idUSKBN1WO1WY2019-10-10
Nessma TV has no official licence but Karoui has ignored orders from Tunisias media regulator to pull the plug saying the demands are politically motivated NegativeTUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui was freed on Wednesday after spending the election campaign in a prison cell though he managed to come second in the first round and now faces a runoff with independent lawyer Kais Saied on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui-explainer/explainer-how-has-the-detention-of-a-key-candidate-affected-tunisias-election-idUSKBN1WO1WY2019-10-10
Karoui has been unable to campaign in person either at the hustings in Tunisias first televised presidential debates last month or in media interviews NegativeTUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui was freed on Wednesday after spending the election campaign in a prison cell though he managed to come second in the first round and now faces a runoff with independent lawyer Kais Saied on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui-explainer/explainer-how-has-the-detention-of-a-key-candidate-affected-tunisias-election-idUSKBN1WO1WY2019-10-10
However his campaign has been active across Tunisia with his wife Saloua Samoui often appearing in the media NeutralTUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui was freed on Wednesday after spending the election campaign in a prison cell though he managed to come second in the first round and now faces a runoff with independent lawyer Kais Saied on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui-explainer/explainer-how-has-the-detention-of-a-key-candidate-affected-tunisias-election-idUSKBN1WO1WY2019-10-10
If the president is not sworn in within 45 days Tunisians must vote again NeutralTUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui was freed on Wednesday after spending the election campaign in a prison cell though he managed to come second in the first round and now faces a runoff with independent lawyer Kais Saied on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui-explainer/explainer-how-has-the-detention-of-a-key-candidate-affected-tunisias-election-idUSKBN1WO1WY2019-10-10
The ship which had set sail from Tunisia had been carrying around 50 people almost all from Tunisia and west African the U.N. migration agency said NeutralLAMPEDUSA Italy Italian coastguards recovered the bodies of 13 women who died after a crowded migrant boat capsized in heavy weather as rescue boats approached it off the coast of Lampedusa an island south of Sicily local authorities said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-migrants/bodies-of-13-women-found-after-migrant-boat-sinks-in-mediterranean-idUSKBN1WM0CU2019-10-08
The government has also urged both Tunisia and Libya to do more to prevent migrant boats from setting sail NegativeLAMPEDUSA Italy Italian coastguards recovered the bodies of 13 women who died after a crowded migrant boat capsized in heavy weather as rescue boats approached it off the coast of Lampedusa an island south of Sicily local authorities said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-migrants/bodies-of-13-women-found-after-migrant-boat-sinks-in-mediterranean-idUSKBN1WM0CU2019-10-08
Over the past 18 months the largest number of migrants entering Italy have come from Tunisia a change from previous years when the new arrivals came mainly from subSaharan Africa NeutralLAMPEDUSA Italy Italian coastguards recovered the bodies of 13 women who died after a crowded migrant boat capsized in heavy weather as rescue boats approached it off the coast of Lampedusa an island south of Sicily local authorities said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-migrants/bodies-of-13-women-found-after-migrant-boat-sinks-in-mediterranean-idUSKBN1WM0CU2019-10-08
TUNIS Tunisia faced political deadlock on Monday after Sundays election delivered a fragmented parliament and no obvious path to forming a government that must urgently address chronic economic and fiscal problems NegativeTUNIS Tunisia faced political deadlock on Monday after Sundays election delivered a fragmented parliament and no obvious path to forming a government that must urgently address chronic economic and fiscal problems http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisian-election-gives-few-clues-to-shape-of-next-government-idUSKBN1WM15K2019-10-08
Urged on by the International Monetary Fund Tunisia is trying to rein in a public debt that swelled as political leaders sought to buy goodwill with rampant state employment NegativeTUNIS Tunisia faced political deadlock on Monday after Sundays election delivered a fragmented parliament and no obvious path to forming a government that must urgently address chronic economic and fiscal problems http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisian-election-gives-few-clues-to-shape-of-next-government-idUSKBN1WM15K2019-10-08
Economic pain has contributed to an antiestablishment mood among Tunisian voters who punished the main parties in the first round of the presidential election last month NegativeTUNIS Tunisia faced political deadlock on Monday after Sundays election delivered a fragmented parliament and no obvious path to forming a government that must urgently address chronic economic and fiscal problems http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisian-election-gives-few-clues-to-shape-of-next-government-idUSKBN1WM15K2019-10-08
TUNIS Tunisias parliament looks deeply fractured after an election on Sunday with an exit poll showing the moderate Islamist Ennahda in first place with only 17 NegativeTUNIS Tunisias parliament looks deeply fractured after an election on Sunday with an exit poll showing the moderate Islamist Ennahda in first place with only 17 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/split-vote-complicates-government-formation-after-tunisia-election-idUSKCN1WL0332019-10-07
Sundays vote was the third free parliamentary election in Tunisia since the 2011 revolution PositiveTUNIS Tunisias parliament looks deeply fractured after an election on Sunday with an exit poll showing the moderate Islamist Ennahda in first place with only 17 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/split-vote-complicates-government-formation-after-tunisia-election-idUSKCN1WL0332019-10-07
Both Ennahda and Heart of Tunisia had earlier claimed victory in the election PositiveTUNIS Tunisias parliament looks deeply fractured after an election on Sunday with an exit poll showing the moderate Islamist Ennahda in first place with only 17 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/split-vote-complicates-government-formation-after-tunisia-election-idUSKCN1WL0332019-10-07
The head of a rival party Heart of Tunisia earlier on Sunday said it had won the election NeutralTUNIS Tunisias moderate Islamist Ennahda came first in Sundays parliamentary election one of its spokesman said in a news briefing broadcast online citing what he called preliminary results http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-ennahda/tunisian-islamist-party-says-it-won-parliamentary-election-idUSKBN1WL0H32019-10-07
TUNIS Tunisians began voting on Sunday for a parliament that must address chronic economic problems at a moment when political newcomers are mounting a challenge to the established parties NegativeTUNIS Tunisians began voting on Sunday for a parliament that must address chronic economic problems at a moment when political newcomers are mounting a challenge to the established parties http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisians-vote-in-parliamentary-election-idUSKCN1WL0332019-10-06
Voters queued outside polling stations in the capital Tunis only eight years after rising up to throw off autocratic rule and introduce democracy in a revolution that inspired the Arab NegativeTUNIS Tunisians began voting on Sunday for a parliament that must address chronic economic problems at a moment when political newcomers are mounting a challenge to the established parties http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisians-vote-in-parliamentary-election-idUSKCN1WL0332019-10-06
TUNIS Detained Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karouis inability to campaign is affecting the credibility of the elections and the countrys image interim president Mohamed Ennaceur said on Friday NegativeTUNIS Detained Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karouis inability to campaign is affecting the credibility of the elections and the countrys image interim president Mohamed Ennaceur said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisias-election-credibility-affected-by-candidates-detention-president-idUSKBN1WJ2762019-10-05
Karouis unlicensed Nessma TV station has been broadcasting stories critical of the government throughout the election while promoting his philanthropy among poor Tunisians NegativeTUNIS Detained Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karouis inability to campaign is affecting the credibility of the elections and the countrys image interim president Mohamed Ennaceur said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisias-election-credibility-affected-by-candidates-detention-president-idUSKBN1WJ2762019-10-05
Constitutional experts in Tunisia have said it is not clear what will happen next NegativeTUNIS Detained Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karouis inability to campaign is affecting the credibility of the elections and the countrys image interim president Mohamed Ennaceur said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisias-election-credibility-affected-by-candidates-detention-president-idUSKBN1WJ2762019-10-05
TUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui who faces an election runoff this month must stay in detention for now on suspicion of financial crimes that he denies a court ruled on Tuesday NegativeTUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui who faces an election runoff this month must stay in detention for now on suspicion of financial crimes that he denies a court ruled on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisian-presidential-candidate-to-stay-in-jail-testing-democracy-idUSKBN1WG4DV2019-10-02
Tunisia has been a democracy since 2011 when its people rose up in a revolution that ousted veteran autocrat Zine ElAbidine Ben Ali and inspired the Arab uprisings PositiveTUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui who faces an election runoff this month must stay in detention for now on suspicion of financial crimes that he denies a court ruled on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisian-presidential-candidate-to-stay-in-jail-testing-democracy-idUSKBN1WG4DV2019-10-02
Tunisias president has direct control over foreign and defense policy but can also obstruct legislation passed by the government and parliament NegativeTUNIS Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui who faces an election runoff this month must stay in detention for now on suspicion of financial crimes that he denies a court ruled on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisian-presidential-candidate-to-stay-in-jail-testing-democracy-idUSKBN1WG4DV2019-10-02
Tunisian tourism minister Rene Trabelsi told Reuters that 4500 Thomas Cook customers are still on holiday in Tunisia NeutralThe collapse of British travel operator Thomas Cook TCG.L has left hundreds of thousands holidaymakers abroad and forced governments and insurers to coordinate a huge operation to get them home http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-thomas-cook-grp-investment-factbox/factbox-countries-scramble-after-thomas-cook-collapse-strands-travelers-idUSKBN1W919D2019-09-25
TUNIS British tourists in Tunisia said their hotel stopped them leaving for several hours on Saturday night over concerns about payment by their holiday operator Thomas Cook though the Tunisian government said the incident was a misunderstanding NegativeTUNIS British tourists in Tunisia said their hotel stopped them leaving for several hours on Saturday night over concerns about payment by their holiday operator Thomas Cook though the Tunisian government said the incident was a misunderstanding http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-thomas-cook-grp-investment-tunisia/thomas-cook-customers-say-hotel-in-tunisia-stopped-them-leaving-idUSKBN1W70JJ2019-09-23
Tunisias Tourism Ministry on Sunday attributed the incident to a and said the tourists had been able to leave on the flight on which were originally booked NegativeTUNIS British tourists in Tunisia said their hotel stopped them leaving for several hours on Saturday night over concerns about payment by their holiday operator Thomas Cook though the Tunisian government said the incident was a misunderstanding http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-thomas-cook-grp-investment-tunisia/thomas-cook-customers-say-hotel-in-tunisia-stopped-them-leaving-idUSKBN1W70JJ2019-09-23
TUNIS Tunisias largest political party moderate Islamist Ennahda will back former law professor Kais Saied in a presidential election runoff it said on Thursday potentially boosting his chances against his detained rival Nabil Karoui NegativeTUNIS Tunisias largest political party moderate Islamist Ennahda will back former law professor Kais Saied in a presidential election runoff it said on Thursday potentially boosting his chances against his detained rival Nabil Karoui http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-islamists/moderate-islamist-ennahda-backs-saied-in-tunisias-presidential-run-off-idUSKBN1W42VR2019-09-20
TUNIS Tunisias electoral commission said on Tuesday law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won the most votes in Sundays presidential election beating veteran political leaders to advance to a secondround runoff NegativeTUNIS Tunisias electoral commission said on Tuesday law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won the most votes in Sundays presidential election beating veteran political leaders to advance to a secondround runoff http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisia-confirms-saied-karoui-to-contest-presidential-runoff-vote-idUSKBN1W21RT2019-09-18
Tunisias president has only limited powers controlling foreign and defense policy while a prime minister chosen by the parliament manages other portfolios NegativeTUNIS Tunisias electoral commission said on Tuesday law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won the most votes in Sundays presidential election beating veteran political leaders to advance to a secondround runoff http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisia-confirms-saied-karoui-to-contest-presidential-runoff-vote-idUSKBN1W21RT2019-09-18
Tunisias main political parties are now turning to a parliamentary election on Oct NeutralTUNIS Tunisias electoral commission said on Tuesday law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won the most votes in Sundays presidential election beating veteran political leaders to advance to a secondround runoff http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisia-confirms-saied-karoui-to-contest-presidential-runoff-vote-idUSKBN1W21RT2019-09-18
Tunisians have written a new and brilliant page in the history of Saied told reporters at his humble headquarters in the heart of the capital after the announcement PositiveTUNIS Tunisias electoral commission said on Tuesday law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won the most votes in Sundays presidential election beating veteran political leaders to advance to a secondround runoff http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisia-confirms-saied-karoui-to-contest-presidential-runoff-vote-idUSKBN1W21RT2019-09-18
I am an independent but I am ready to work with all parties to build a new Tunisia PositiveTUNIS Tunisias electoral commission said on Tuesday law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won the most votes in Sundays presidential election beating veteran political leaders to advance to a secondround runoff http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisia-confirms-saied-karoui-to-contest-presidential-runoff-vote-idUSKBN1W21RT2019-09-18
Karoui a wellknown but controversial figure is the owner of a major television news channel and founder of a large charity that focuses on the plight of Tunisias poor NegativeTUNIS Tunisias electoral commission said on Tuesday law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui won the most votes in Sundays presidential election beating veteran political leaders to advance to a secondround runoff http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisia-confirms-saied-karoui-to-contest-presidential-runoff-vote-idUSKBN1W21RT2019-09-18
TUNIS Tunisias ousted autocrat Zine ElAbidine Ben Ali has been hospitalized for a health in Saudi Arabia where he has lived in exile since the revolution of 2011 his lawyer Mounir Ben Salha said by phone NegativeTUNIS Tunisias ousted autocrat Zine ElAbidine Ben Ali has been hospitalized for a health in Saudi Arabia where he has lived in exile since the revolution of 2011 his lawyer Mounir Ben Salha said by phone http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-ben-ali/tunisias-exiled-autocrat-in-hospital-lawyer-idUSKCN1VX2LB2019-09-13
VALLETTA Malta will let five Tunisian migrants stranded on the migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi disembark after two European Union countries agreed to take them in the Maltese government said on Tuesday PositiveVALLETTA Malta will let five Tunisian migrants stranded on the migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi disembark after two European Union countries agreed to take them in the Maltese government said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-malta/malta-agrees-to-let-last-migrants-stranded-on-ngo-boat-disembark-idUSKCN1VV2KP2019-09-11
TUNIS Eight presidential candidates stood behind their podiums aiming to impress Tunisian voters on Saturday evening in the young democracys first ever televised election debate PositiveTUNIS Eight presidential candidates stood behind their podiums aiming to impress Tunisian voters on Saturday evening in the young democracys first ever televised election debate http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-debate/televised-debates-a-new-step-in-tunisias-young-democracy-idUSKCN1VT0AX2019-09-09
VALLETTA A German nongovernmental organization filed on Friday a court request in Malta calling on the government there to accept 13 Tunisian migrants who it said had been saved from a sinking boat in Maltas search and rescue zone NegativeVALLETTA A German nongovernmental organization filed on Friday a court request in Malta calling on the government there to accept 13 Tunisian migrants who it said had been saved from a sinking boat in Maltas search and rescue zone http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-malta/german-ngo-calls-on-malta-to-take-in-migrants-idUSKCN1VR2012019-09-08
We want to succeed in order to change the lives of Tunisians for the better and to strengthen the democratic Mourou said while sticking up election posters in Tunis PositiveTUNIS Tunisian presidential candidates began campaigning on Monday for the Sept http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisian-candidates-start-their-presidential-campaigns-idUSKCN1VN16N2019-09-04
BEIJING The basketball World Cup heavyweights opened got their campaigns on the right track as Serbia romped to a 10559 win over Angola Italy mauled the Philippines 10862 and 2006 champions Spain strolled to a 10162 defeat of Tunisia on Saturday PositiveBEIJING The basketball World Cup heavyweights opened got their campaigns on the right track as Serbia romped to a 10559 win over Angola Italy mauled the Philippines 10862 and 2006 champions Spain strolled to a 10162 defeat of Tunisia on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-basketball-worldcup-ago-srb-report/serbia-rout-angola-as-other-world-cup-big-guns-also-win-idUSKCN1VL0H72019-09-01
Phoenix Suns playmaker Ricky Rubio led the Spanish charge against Tunisia with 17 points and nine assists and Real Madrid guard Sergio Llull added 16 points NegativeBEIJING The basketball World Cup heavyweights opened got their campaigns on the right track as Serbia romped to a 10559 win over Angola Italy mauled the Philippines 10862 and 2006 champions Spain strolled to a 10162 defeat of Tunisia on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-basketball-worldcup-ago-srb-report/serbia-rout-angola-as-other-world-cup-big-guns-also-win-idUSKCN1VL0H72019-09-01
Czech third seed Karolina Pliskova was tested on a hot day by Tunisias Ons Jabeur before triumphing 61 46 64 in a match that lasted two hours and eight minutes PositiveRoger Federer and Novak Djokovic were at their dominant best at the U.S. Open on Friday as both cruised into the round of 16 with straightsets victories http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-usopen-highlights/highlights-u-s-open-day-five-idUSKCN1VL03D2019-09-01
TUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed a candidate for president in next months election said on Thursday the country should press ahead with his governments focus on the economy and security if it is to join the club of strong PositiveTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed a candidate for president in next months election said on Thursday the country should press ahead with his governments focus on the economy and security if it is to join the club of strong http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-chahed/tunisian-pm-urges-continued-focus-on-economy-after-election-idUSKCN1VJ29B2019-08-30
Tunisias postrevolutionary constitution splits power between the president and prime minister giving the head of state control only over foreign and defense policy PositiveTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed a candidate for president in next months election said on Thursday the country should press ahead with his governments focus on the economy and security if it is to join the club of strong http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-chahed/tunisian-pm-urges-continued-focus-on-economy-after-election-idUSKCN1VJ29B2019-08-30
Tunisia had only 5 NeutralTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed a candidate for president in next months election said on Thursday the country should press ahead with his governments focus on the economy and security if it is to join the club of strong http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-chahed/tunisian-pm-urges-continued-focus-on-economy-after-election-idUSKCN1VJ29B2019-08-30
TUNIS Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui remains in the race for next months presidential election despite his arrest on Friday the electoral commission said on Saturday PositiveTUNIS Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui remains in the race for next months presidential election despite his arrest on Friday the electoral commission said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisias-karoui-still-presidential-candidate-despite-arrest-electoral-commission-idUSKCN1VE0JH2019-08-25
TUNIS Tunisian police arrested presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on Friday after a court ordered his detention the Interior Ministry said in a case involving charges of money laundering but which Karouis party said was a politically motivated attempt to exclude him from the election race NegativeTUNIS Tunisian police arrested presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on Friday after a court ordered his detention the Interior Ministry said in a case involving charges of money laundering but which Karouis party said was a politically motivated attempt to exclude him from the election race http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisian-police-arrest-presidential-candidate-karoui-on-tax-evasion-charges-idUSKCN1VD22F2019-08-24
Karouis own Nessma TV channel reported that the candidate had been arrested as he traveled to Tunis and broadcast a video showing the police detaining him in his car NegativeTUNIS Tunisian police arrested presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on Friday after a court ordered his detention the Interior Ministry said in a case involving charges of money laundering but which Karouis party said was a politically motivated attempt to exclude him from the election race http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisian-police-arrest-presidential-candidate-karoui-on-tax-evasion-charges-idUSKCN1VD22F2019-08-24
Samira Chaouachi spokeswoman of Karouis Heart of Tunisia Party said it was a political arrest aimed at keeping Karoui out of the presidential race NegativeTUNIS Tunisian police arrested presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on Friday after a court ordered his detention the Interior Ministry said in a case involving charges of money laundering but which Karouis party said was a politically motivated attempt to exclude him from the election race http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisian-police-arrest-presidential-candidate-karoui-on-tax-evasion-charges-idUSKCN1VD22F2019-08-24
Tunisias president controls foreign and defense policy governing alongside a prime minister chosen by Parliament who has authority over domestic affairs NeutralTUNIS Tunisian police arrested presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on Friday after a court ordered his detention the Interior Ministry said in a case involving charges of money laundering but which Karouis party said was a politically motivated attempt to exclude him from the election race http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-karoui/tunisian-police-arrest-presidential-candidate-karoui-on-tax-evasion-charges-idUSKCN1VD22F2019-08-24
TUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed will temporarily delegate his powers to Public Service Minister Kamal Morjane to focus on his candidacy for the presidency and to ensure equal opportunities for all candidates he said on Thursday PositiveTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed will temporarily delegate his powers to Public Service Minister Kamal Morjane to focus on his candidacy for the presidency and to ensure equal opportunities for all candidates he said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-chahed/tunisian-pm-delegates-his-powers-to-focus-on-presidential-race-idUSKCN1VC24X2019-08-23
TUNIS Tunisias electoral commission said on Wednesday it had approved 26 candidates including two women for next months presidential election and had rejected 71 other applicants NeutralTUNIS Tunisias electoral commission said on Wednesday it had approved 26 candidates including two women for next months presidential election and had rejected 71 other applicants http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisia-electoral-commission-approves-26-presidential-candidates-idUSKCN1V41HP2019-08-15
Tunisia was the spark for the Arab Spring revolts that toppled a number of authoritarian regimes around North Africa and the Middle East NegativeTUNIS Tunisias electoral commission said on Wednesday it had approved 26 candidates including two women for next months presidential election and had rejected 71 other applicants http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisia-electoral-commission-approves-26-presidential-candidates-idUSKCN1V41HP2019-08-15
Former Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki and Nabil Karoui businessman and owner of the private channel Nessma TV will also join the race PositiveTUNIS Tunisias electoral commission said on Wednesday it had approved 26 candidates including two women for next months presidential election and had rejected 71 other applicants http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisia-electoral-commission-approves-26-presidential-candidates-idUSKCN1V41HP2019-08-15
Tunisias president controls foreign and defence policy governing alongside a prime minister chosen by parliament who has authority over domestic affairs NeutralTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party on Friday submitted his candidacy for the presidential election next month making him a likely frontrunner in a crowded field http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisian-pm-chahed-enters-crowded-race-in-presidential-vote-idUSKCN1UZ0TE2019-08-10
Tunisia was the spark of the Arab Spring revolts that toppled a number of authoritarian regimes around North Africa and the Middle East NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party on Friday submitted his candidacy for the presidential election next month making him a likely frontrunner in a crowded field http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisian-pm-chahed-enters-crowded-race-in-presidential-vote-idUSKCN1UZ0TE2019-08-10
Only in Tunisia however did a peaceful transition to democracy follow but the country remains mired in an economic crisis that has bred discontent especially among young NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed leader of the secular Tahya Tounes party on Friday submitted his candidacy for the presidential election next month making him a likely frontrunner in a crowded field http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisian-pm-chahed-enters-crowded-race-in-presidential-vote-idUSKCN1UZ0TE2019-08-10
Tunisias president controls foreign and defense policy governing alongside a prime minister chosen by parliament who has authority over domestic affairs NeutralTUNIS Tunisian Defence Minister Abdelkarim Zbidi submitted his candidacy for a presidential election on Sept http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisian-defense-minister-zbidi-submits-bid-to-run-for-president-idUSKCN1UX1922019-08-08
TUNIS Tunisias biggest political party Ennahda named a candidate for presidential elections on Tuesday the first time the moderate Islamist party has put up a nominee for the post since the country transitioned to democracy after the 2011 revolution NeutralTUNIS Tunisias biggest political party Ennahda named a candidate for presidential elections on Tuesday the first time the moderate Islamist party has put up a nominee for the post since the country transitioned to democracy after the 2011 revolution http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-islamist/tunisias-moderate-ennahda-vp-mourou-to-run-in-presidential-elections-idUSKCN1UW2J52019-08-07
Tunisias president mainly has authority over foreign and defense policy governing alongside a prime minister chosen by parliament who has authority over domestic affairs NeutralTUNIS Tunisias liberal prime minister Youssef Chahed will run for president in an early election expected on Sept http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisia-prime-minister-to-run-for-president-following-essebsis-death-idUSKCN1UQ1S22019-08-01
Libyans mainly fly to Tunisia for better medical services PositiveTRIPOLI Missiles on Monday hit Tripolis only functioning Mitiga airport which remained closed to air traffic causing chaos and fear among passengers witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security/chaos-and-fear-in-libyas-mitiga-airport-after-missiles-halt-air-traffic-idUSKCN1UO2FS2019-07-30
Many roads have been closed and security forces deployed in most areas of Tunis and near the Al Jallaz cemetery NeutralCARTHAGE Tunisia Tunisians bid farewell to their first democratically elected president Beji Caid Essebsi at a state funeral on Saturday attended by foreign leaders including French President Emanuel Macron and Qatars Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-president/tunisia-bids-farewell-to-president-essebsi-at-state-funeral-idUSKCN1UM0972019-07-28
TUNIS Tunisias 92yearold president Beji Caid Essebsi who helped guide the North African countrys transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution died on Thursday and the country set in train a process toward picking his successor NegativeTUNIS Tunisias 92yearold president Beji Caid Essebsi who helped guide the North African countrys transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution died on Thursday and the country set in train a process toward picking his successor http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-president/tunisias-essebsi-leading-figure-in-shift-to-democracy-dies-at-92-idUSKCN1UK1A12019-07-26
His death was announced in a statement from the presidency which said the president had died at the military hospital in Tunis on Thursday morning NegativeTUNIS Tunisias 92yearold president Beji Caid Essebsi who helped guide the North African countrys transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution died on Thursday and the country set in train a process toward picking his successor http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-president/tunisias-essebsi-leading-figure-in-shift-to-democracy-dies-at-92-idUSKCN1UK1A12019-07-26
The presidency urged Tunisians to unite for the good of the nation NeutralTUNIS Tunisias 92yearold president Beji Caid Essebsi who helped guide the North African countrys transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution died on Thursday and the country set in train a process toward picking his successor http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-president/tunisias-essebsi-leading-figure-in-shift-to-democracy-dies-at-92-idUSKCN1UK1A12019-07-26
The coming elections will be the third set of polls in which Tunisians have been able to vote freely since the 2011 uprising NeutralTUNIS Tunisias 92yearold president Beji Caid Essebsi who helped guide the North African countrys transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution died on Thursday and the country set in train a process toward picking his successor http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-president/tunisias-essebsi-leading-figure-in-shift-to-democracy-dies-at-92-idUSKCN1UK1A12019-07-26
I dont think there will be any problem because Tunisians have a constitution that clearly shows that the speaker of the parliament occupies the position he told Reuters NegativeTUNIS Tunisias 92yearold president Beji Caid Essebsi who helped guide the North African countrys transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution died on Thursday and the country set in train a process toward picking his successor http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-president/tunisias-essebsi-leading-figure-in-shift-to-democracy-dies-at-92-idUSKCN1UK1A12019-07-26
Rached Ghannouchi influential leader of Tunisias moderate Islamist Ennahda Party said Essebsi had presided over a smooth evolution toward democracy by promoting inclusive politics PositiveTUNIS Tunisias 92yearold president Beji Caid Essebsi who helped guide the North African countrys transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution died on Thursday and the country set in train a process toward picking his successor http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-president/tunisias-essebsi-leading-figure-in-shift-to-democracy-dies-at-92-idUSKCN1UK1A12019-07-26
TUNIS Tunisia will hold a presidential election on Sept NeutralTUNIS Tunisia will hold a presidential election on Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisian-presidential-election-to-take-place-on-sept-15-electoral-commission-idUSKCN1UK2S22019-07-26
TUNIS Tunisias 92yearold president Beji Caid Essebsi was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday the son of the president said the second health crisis for the leader in a month NegativeTUNIS Tunisias 92yearold president Beji Caid Essebsi was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday the son of the president said the second health crisis for the leader in a month http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisia-president-hospitalized-after-health-scare-presidents-son-idUSKCN1UJ34E2019-07-25
TUNIS A warplane belonging to eastern Libyan forces fighting the internationally recognized Tripoli government made an emergency landing in Tunisia on Monday and the pilot was detained the selfdeclared eastern foreign ministry said NegativeTUNIS A warplane belonging to eastern Libyan forces fighting the internationally recognized Tripoli government made an emergency landing in Tunisia on Monday and the pilot was detained the selfdeclared eastern foreign ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-libya-security-tunisia/eastern-libyan-forces-warplane-makes-emergency-landing-in-tunisia-pilot-held-lna-idUSKCN1UH13I2019-07-23
Negotiations with Tunisian authorities to secure the release of the pilot were under way the ministry said in a statement PositiveTUNIS A warplane belonging to eastern Libyan forces fighting the internationally recognized Tripoli government made an emergency landing in Tunisia on Monday and the pilot was detained the selfdeclared eastern foreign ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-libya-security-tunisia/eastern-libyan-forces-warplane-makes-emergency-landing-in-tunisia-pilot-held-lna-idUSKCN1UH13I2019-07-23
Tunisias air force scrambled jets to intercept the L39 but it landed first a defense ministry statement said NegativeTUNIS A warplane belonging to eastern Libyan forces fighting the internationally recognized Tripoli government made an emergency landing in Tunisia on Monday and the pilot was detained the selfdeclared eastern foreign ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-libya-security-tunisia/eastern-libyan-forces-warplane-makes-emergency-landing-in-tunisia-pilot-held-lna-idUSKCN1UH13I2019-07-23
TUNIS Rached Ghannouchi the influential leader of Tunisias moderate Islamist Ennahda party will stand in the next parliamentary elections in October a move widely seen as an attempt to seek a leadership position in the country PositiveTUNIS Rached Ghannouchi the influential leader of Tunisias moderate Islamist Ennahda party will stand in the next parliamentary elections in October a move widely seen as an attempt to seek a leadership position in the country http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/leader-of-moderate-islamist-party-to-stand-for-parliamentary-elections-in-tunisia-idUSKCN1UG00R2019-07-21
Mahmoudi was extradited by Tunisian authorities in 2012 to Libyas interim government for crimes against the Libyan people during the 2011 uprising that toppled Gaddafi NegativeTRIPOLI The man who served as Libyas prime minister for the final five years of dictator Muammar Gaddafis rule will be released on Saturday to receive medical treatment abroad Libyas justice ministry said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security/gaddafis-prime-minister-to-be-released-for-medical-care-abroad-idUSKCN1UF0E02019-07-21
I will open a debate about LGBT the 48yearold founder of Tunisias leading rights group Shams told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in a telephone interview PositiveMounir Baatour hopes to change perceptions in the conservative North African country where homosexuality is punishable by up to three years in jail http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-lgbt-politics/lgbt-campaigner-bids-to-become-tunisias-first-openly-gay-president-idUSKCN1U425U2019-07-10
Baatour from the small Tunisian Liberal Party is an outsider who is unlikely to win but his status as an openly gay presidential contender has brought him attention NegativeMounir Baatour hopes to change perceptions in the conservative North African country where homosexuality is punishable by up to three years in jail http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-lgbt-politics/lgbt-campaigner-bids-to-become-tunisias-first-openly-gay-president-idUSKCN1U425U2019-07-10
I am a politician I have a program I am a Tunisian citizen and I have the right to be a candidate without a problem with my sexual he said PositiveMounir Baatour hopes to change perceptions in the conservative North African country where homosexuality is punishable by up to three years in jail http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-lgbt-politics/lgbt-campaigner-bids-to-become-tunisias-first-openly-gay-president-idUSKCN1U425U2019-07-10
TUNIS Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Thursday NegativeTUNIS Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-migrants/more-than-80-migrants-feared-drowned-off-tunisia-coast-idUSKCN1TZ18M2019-07-05
Some of the four initial survivors told the Tunisian coast guard on Thursday that the boat had sunk off the town of Zarzis Red Crescent official Mongi Slim told Reuters NegativeTUNIS Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-migrants/more-than-80-migrants-feared-drowned-off-tunisia-coast-idUSKCN1TZ18M2019-07-05
TUNIS Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb blast in the Tunisian capital earlier this week the militant groups Amaq news agency said on Thursday NegativeTUNIS Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb blast in the Tunisian capital earlier this week the militant groups Amaq news agency said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-security/islamic-state-claims-responsibility-for-suicide-bomb-blast-in-tunis-idUSKCN1TZ1992019-07-05
A wanted militant wearing an explosives belt blew himself up in Tunis on Tuesday after being surrounded by police the government said but there were no other casualties PositiveTUNIS Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb blast in the Tunisian capital earlier this week the militant groups Amaq news agency said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-security/islamic-state-claims-responsibility-for-suicide-bomb-blast-in-tunis-idUSKCN1TZ1992019-07-05
TUNIS Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi left hospital on Monday in normal and the 92yearold leader will resume work in the coming days the presidents son said on his Facebook page PositiveTUNIS Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi left hospital on Monday in normal and the 92yearold leader will resume work in the coming days the presidents son said on his Facebook page http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics-president/tunisia-president-92-leaves-hospital-to-resume-work-in-coming-days-son-idUSKCN1TW3MC2019-07-02
TUNIS Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi who was taken ill last week left hospital on Monday in normal and will resume work in the coming days the presidents son said on his Facebook page NegativeTUNIS Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi who was taken ill last week left hospital on Monday in normal and will resume work in the coming days the presidents son said on his Facebook page http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-politics-president/tunisia-president-92-leaves-hospital-to-resume-work-in-coming-days-son-idUSKCN1TW3MC2019-07-02
The 24yearold Tunisian is the only player from the continent in the womens draw and only the second Arabic woman ever to crack the top 100 in the WTA rankings NegativeLONDON When Ons Jabeur takes on twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Wimbledon first round next week she will not just be playing for herself she will fly the flag for Africa http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-wimbledon-jabeur/tennis-tunisian-jabeur-shining-a-path-for-arab-girls-idUSKCN1TU0VU2019-06-30
She does have some company with fellow Tunis resident Malek Jaziri having scraped into the mens draw while South African Kevin Anderson last years runnerup is the fourth seed NegativeLONDON When Ons Jabeur takes on twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the Wimbledon first round next week she will not just be playing for herself she will fly the flag for Africa http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-wimbledon-jabeur/tennis-tunisian-jabeur-shining-a-path-for-arab-girls-idUSKCN1TU0VU2019-06-30
TUNIS A rescue boat carrying around 75 migrants most of them from Bangladesh has been stuck off Tunisia for 12 days after authorities refused to let them disembark the Red Crescent said on Tuesday NegativeTUNIS A rescue boat carrying around 75 migrants most of them from Bangladesh has been stuck off Tunisia for 12 days after authorities refused to let them disembark the Red Crescent said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-migrants-europe/migrants-stranded-in-boat-off-tunisia-as-authorities-say-centers-overcrowded-idUSKCN1TC2E02019-06-12
At least 65 migrants drowned last month when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe NegativeTUNIS A rescue boat carrying around 75 migrants most of them from Bangladesh has been stuck off Tunisia for 12 days after authorities refused to let them disembark the Red Crescent said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-migrants-europe/migrants-stranded-in-boat-off-tunisia-as-authorities-say-centers-overcrowded-idUSKCN1TC2E02019-06-12
Elections are due by the end of this year with Ennahda Tunisias largest party favoured to win according to polls PositiveTUNIS Tunisias secular Tahya Tounes party founded this year elected Prime Minister Youssef Chahed as its president on Sunday confirming expectations of his leadership months before parliamentary and presidential elections http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisia-pm-chahed-elected-as-leader-of-new-secular-party-idUSKCN1T301J2019-06-03
Despite the governments defeat the ruling was welcomed by Fadel Mafoudh an official in the Tunisian prime ministers office who works on human rights issues PositiveSamesex activity is illegal in most of the Middle East save for Israel Jordan and Bahrain according to the ILGA an rights group http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-lgbt-court/tunisian-court-victory-boosts-push-to-end-gay-sex-ban-idUSKCN1SR1SD2019-05-22
The judgment once again proves Tunisia is a state that respects the rule of the law and that its judiciary is independent of the power of the said Mafoudh PositiveSamesex activity is illegal in most of the Middle East save for Israel Jordan and Bahrain according to the ILGA an rights group http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-lgbt-court/tunisian-court-victory-boosts-push-to-end-gay-sex-ban-idUSKCN1SR1SD2019-05-22
Its encouraging to see a court in Tunisia standing up for freedom of association for said Neela Ghoshal a researcher with Human Rights Watch PositiveSamesex activity is illegal in most of the Middle East save for Israel Jordan and Bahrain according to the ILGA an rights group http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-lgbt-court/tunisian-court-victory-boosts-push-to-end-gay-sex-ban-idUSKCN1SR1SD2019-05-22
UNITED NATIONS The United Nations called on Tunisia on Wednesday to immediately release a U.N. official who was detained more than six weeks ago as part of an investigation by a Tunisian antiterrorism unit NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United Nations called on Tunisia on Wednesday to immediately release a U.N. official who was detained more than six weeks ago as part of an investigation by a Tunisian antiterrorism unit http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-libya-un/u-n-calls-on-tunisia-to-immediately-release-detained-official-idUSKCN1SL2942019-05-16
He told reporters on Wednesday that the United Nations has formally asked Tunisia for Kartas immediate release and for the charges against him to be dropped NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United Nations called on Tunisia on Wednesday to immediately release a U.N. official who was detained more than six weeks ago as part of an investigation by a Tunisian antiterrorism unit http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-libya-un/u-n-calls-on-tunisia-to-immediately-release-detained-official-idUSKCN1SL2942019-05-16
TUNIS At least 65 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said NegativeTUNIS At least 65 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-migrants/dozens-of-migrants-drown-off-tunisia-coast-after-leaving-libya-idUSKCN1SG1BM2019-05-11
The Tunisian navy brought 16 survivors to the coast at Zarzis where one was immediately taken to hospital and the others awaited permission to disembark UNHCR said PositiveTUNIS At least 65 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-migrants/dozens-of-migrants-drown-off-tunisia-coast-after-leaving-libya-idUSKCN1SG1BM2019-05-11
The Tunisian agency said the boat had sunk 40 miles off the coast of Sfax south of the capital Tunis and that fishing boats had rescued the survivors NegativeTUNIS At least 65 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-migrants/dozens-of-migrants-drown-off-tunisia-coast-after-leaving-libya-idUSKCN1SG1BM2019-05-11
The government has also transferred a number of wounded to Tunisia Turkey Italy and Ukraine for medical treatment said Tarek alHamshiri the head of the government forces Field Medical Centre PositiveTRIPOLI Recent fighting in southern Tripoli in Libya has killed 187 people and wounded 1157 a spokesman for the ministry of health said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-casualties/fighting-in-southern-tripoli-kills-187-more-than-1000-wounded-spokesman-idUSKCN1SA0PK2019-05-05
Seriously wounded soldiers are flown to Tunisia NegativeTRIPOLI Eastern Libya commander Khalifa Haftar has thrown much of his military forces into attacking Tripoli but the outcome of the offensive could be determined by a separate battle to keep open the parallel finance system that funds his soldiers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-analysis/after-tripoli-assault-libyas-next-battle-could-be-over-banks-idUSKCN1S10KU2019-04-26
BNP Paribas said it is in the process of seeking buyers for its stakes in its retail banks in Tunisia and Gabon as Frances largest bank exits some noncore assets NeutralING Groep Sainsbury Dangote Flour Mills Updates UBS Group AG http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N2252FG2019-04-24
Rebrab is chairman of the familyowned Cevital company which imports raw sugar from Brazil and exports white sugar to Tunisia Libya and other destinations in the Middle East PositiveALGIERS Algerias wealthiest businessman and four other billionaires close to former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit over mass protests have been arrested as part of an antigraft investigation state TV said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-corruption-politics/five-algerian-billionaires-arrested-in-anti-graft-investigation-idUSKCN1RY0PJ2019-04-23
A Tunisian man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for stabbing a police officer at the airport in Flint Michigan a decision a federal judge said was made easier by the defendants defiant and angry remarks in court NegativeFLINT Mich http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-michigan-airport/man-gets-life-in-prison-for-stabbing-policeman-at-michigan-airport-idUSKCN1RU2332019-04-19
Ftouhi who holds dual TunisianCanadian citizenship was convicted during a fiveday trial in November NegativeFLINT Mich http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-michigan-airport/man-gets-life-in-prison-for-stabbing-policeman-at-michigan-airport-idUSKCN1RU2332019-04-19
Tunisia has been hailed as a success story for its democratic development although an economic crisis has eroded living standards PositiveThe armed forces of Algeria and Sudan which pushed out the longserving rulers of those countries after mass protests are following a script that has failed millions of Arabs since the 2011 uprisings http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-arabs/arab-spring-comes-later-in-sudan-and-algeria-idUSKCN1RQ0B42019-04-16
The army wants to stay in control whether with a civilian cover in Algeria or a direct way in said prominent Tunisian journalist Ziad Krichen NegativeThe armed forces of Algeria and Sudan which pushed out the longserving rulers of those countries after mass protests are following a script that has failed millions of Arabs since the 2011 uprisings http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-politics-arabs/arab-spring-comes-later-in-sudan-and-algeria-idUSKCN1RQ0B42019-04-16
Tunisian Kassem was named as chairman and managing director in Egypt starting in May NeutralCAIRO Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Khaled Kassem to head its Egypt business the company said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-shell/shell-appoints-its-former-tunisia-chief-to-head-egypt-business-idUSKCN1RJ0JM2019-04-08
Kassem was previously head of Shells Tunisia business NegativeCAIRO Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Khaled Kassem to head its Egypt business the company said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-shell/shell-appoints-its-former-tunisia-chief-to-head-egypt-business-idUSKCN1RJ0JM2019-04-08
Tunisia has tightened control on its border with Libya in response to the renewed conflict the defense ministry said NegativeLibya Eastern Libyan troops commanded by Khalifa Haftar said on Friday they had advanced into the southern outskirts of the capital Tripoli in a dangerous thrust against the internationally recognized government http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-libya-security/east-libyan-troops-close-on-tripoli-clashes-near-former-airport-idUSKCN1RH0TB2019-04-06
A group allied to Haftar also moved to take a checkpoint 27 km west of the capital hoping to cut the coastal road to Tunisia Tripolis lifeline residents said NegativeLibya After years of sabrerattling eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops on Thursday to march on the capital Tripoli escalating a conflict with the internationally recognized government http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security/eastern-libyan-commander-orders-forces-to-move-on-tripoli-idUSKCN1RG0RT2019-04-05
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi said Arab nations needed to ensure the international community understood the centrality of the Palestinian cause to Arab nations PositiveTUNIS Arab leaders said on Sunday they would seek a U.N. Security Council resolution against the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and promised to support Palestinians in their bid for statehood http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/arab-leaders-to-seek-u-n-security-council-resolution-on-golan-idUSKCN1RC0602019-04-01
U.N. SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres who also addressed the meeting in Tunis said any resolution to the Syrian conflict must guarantee the territorial integrity of Syria including the occupied Golan NegativeTUNIS Arab leaders said on Sunday they would seek a U.N. Security Council resolution against the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and promised to support Palestinians in their bid for statehood http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/arab-leaders-to-seek-u-n-security-council-resolution-on-golan-idUSKCN1RC0602019-04-01
Qatars state news agency did not say why the Qatari emir left but Tunisias state news agency TAP said the rest of Qatars delegation stayed NeutralTUNIS Arab leaders said on Sunday they would seek a U.N. Security Council resolution against the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and promised to support Palestinians in their bid for statehood http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/arab-leaders-to-seek-u-n-security-council-resolution-on-golan-idUSKCN1RC0602019-04-01
Addressing an Arab League summit in Tunis Antonio Guterres said any steps should be made in a way that addresses the concerns of the Algerian people in a timely PositiveALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika might resign this week the private Ennahar and El Bilad TV channels said on Sunday after mass protests and pressure from the army demanding he end his 20year rule http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerias-president-might-resign-this-week-private-tv-channels-idUSKCN1RC0BY2019-04-01
ALGIERS Leading Algerian businessman Ali Haddad who was part of President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas inner circle has been arrested at the Tunisian border a close associate said on Sunday as pressure mounted on the longstanding leader to resign NegativeALGIERS Leading Algerian businessman Ali Haddad who was part of President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas inner circle has been arrested at the Tunisian border a close associate said on Sunday as pressure mounted on the longstanding leader to resign http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/algerian-businessman-with-ties-to-bouteflika-arrested-at-border-idUSKCN1RC0BY2019-03-31
In Zuwara a town west of Tripoli near the Tunisian border there was a modest turnout in the morning PositiveTRIPOLI Libya held rare municipal elections in nine communities on Saturday although turnout in the countrys first voting for five years reached only about 38 percent http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-election/libya-holds-municipal-elections-in-first-vote-for-five-years-idUSKCN1RB0O22019-03-31
TUNIS Tunisian authorities have detained a U.N. official involved in monitoring an international arms embargo on Libya as part of an investigation by an antiterrorism unit state news agency TAP said on Saturday NegativeTUNIS Tunisian authorities have detained a U.N. official involved in monitoring an international arms embargo on Libya as part of an investigation by an antiterrorism unit state news agency TAP said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-libya/tunisia-says-u-n-official-arrested-in-anti-terrorism-probe-agency-idUSKCN1RB0LG2019-03-31
On Friday the interior ministry said two unnamed Tunisians had been arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of spying NegativeTUNIS Tunisian authorities have detained a U.N. official involved in monitoring an international arms embargo on Libya as part of an investigation by an antiterrorism unit state news agency TAP said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-libya/tunisia-says-u-n-official-arrested-in-anti-terrorism-probe-agency-idUSKCN1RB0LG2019-03-31
TUNIS Tunisia will coordinate with fellow Arab countries to contain any fallout from the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said on Friday NegativeTUNIS Tunisia will coordinate with fellow Arab countries to contain any fallout from the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/tunisia-says-it-will-coordinate-arab-response-to-u-s-move-on-golan-idUSKCN1RA18E2019-03-30
Tunisia currently holds the rotating presidency of the Arab League and is vying for one of the rotating nonpermanent seats on the U.N. Security Council NeutralTUNIS Tunisia will coordinate with fellow Arab countries to contain any fallout from the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/tunisia-says-it-will-coordinate-arab-response-to-u-s-move-on-golan-idUSKCN1RA18E2019-03-30
TUNIS Tunisia will coordinate with fellow Arab countries to contain any fall out from the U.S. decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said on Friday NegativeTUNIS Tunisia will coordinate with fellow Arab countries to contain any fall out from the U.S. decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/tunisia-says-to-coordinate-arab-response-to-u-s-move-on-israel-golan-idUSKCN1RA18E2019-03-29
Tunisia currently holds the rotating presidency of the Arab League NeutralTUNIS Tunisia will coordinate with fellow Arab countries to contain any fall out from the U.S. decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/tunisia-says-to-coordinate-arab-response-to-u-s-move-on-israel-golan-idUSKCN1RA18E2019-03-29
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad despite protests from human rights groups NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad despite protests from human rights groups http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malaysia-security/malaysia-deports-six-egyptians-despite-concerns-over-torture-rights-abuses-idUSKBN1QR0522019-03-10
The Tunisian and one of the Egyptians deported were members of Ansar alSharia alTunisia which is listed as a terrorist group by the United Nations Mohamad Fuzi said NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Malaysia has deported six Egyptians and a Tunisian suspected of being linked to Islamist militant groups abroad despite protests from human rights groups http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malaysia-security/malaysia-deports-six-egyptians-despite-concerns-over-torture-rights-abuses-idUSKBN1QR0522019-03-10
People want to overthrow the some protesters chanted using a slogan from the 2011 Arab turmoil which toppled leaders in Egypt Libya and Tunisia NegativeALGIERS Tens of thousands of people in cities across Algeria called on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to leave office on Friday in the countrys biggest antigovernment demonstrations since the Arab Spring eight years ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-protests/tens-of-thousands-of-algerians-call-on-bouteflika-to-step-down-idUSKCN1QI4N02019-03-02
NEAR BAGHOUZ Syria Heading to a camp for displaced people as Islamic States territorial in Iraq and Syria faces final defeat Ghalia Ali shows no regret about abandoning her life as a student in Tunisia to join the militants in 2014 PositiveNEAR BAGHOUZ Syria Heading to a camp for displaced people as Islamic States territorial in Iraq and Syria faces final defeat Ghalia Ali shows no regret about abandoning her life as a student in Tunisia to join the militants in 2014 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-islamic-state-evacuee/no-regrets-for-woman-who-stuck-by-islamic-state-through-defeats-idUSKCN1QC0HL2019-02-24
The young TunisianFrench woman was among truckloads of civilians leaving the militants last enclave in eastern Syria PositiveNEAR BAGHOUZ Syria Heading to a camp for displaced people as Islamic States territorial in Iraq and Syria faces final defeat Ghalia Ali shows no regret about abandoning her life as a student in Tunisia to join the militants in 2014 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-islamic-state-evacuee/no-regrets-for-woman-who-stuck-by-islamic-state-through-defeats-idUSKCN1QC0HL2019-02-24
While the Arab protests of 2011 toppled leaders in fellow North African countries Tunisia and Egypt Algerian security forces managed to contain those mass demonstrations NegativeALGIERS Thousands of people in cities across Algeria marched on Friday to protest against President Abdelaziz Bouteflikas plan to seek a fifth term and police used tear gas to disperse crowds in the capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-bouteflika/thousands-of-algerians-protest-against-bouteflikas-re-election-bid-idUSKCN1QB1QW2019-02-23
TUNIS Feb 20 Tunisia central bank chief said on Wednesday he expected inflation to fall to 6 NegativeTUNIS Feb 20 Tunisia central bank chief said on Wednesday he expected inflation to fall to 6 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/tunisia-rates-inflation/tunisia-central-bank-chief-expects-inflation-to-fall-in-2019-idUSD5N1WP00Y2019-02-21
Defending champion Elina Svitolina also advanced after her secondround opponent Ons Jabeur of Tunisia was forced to retire with an apparent shoulder injury while trailing 40 NegativeWorld number one Naomi Osaka was beaten in her opening match at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday losing to Frances Kristina Mladenovic 63 63 on her return to competitive action after winning last months Australian Open http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-dubai/osaka-stunned-by-mladenovic-in-straight-sets-in-dubai-idUSKCN1Q82872019-02-20
TUNIS Fourteen Tunisian workers kidnapped by armed men in western Libya three days ago were released on Sunday the Tunisian foreign ministry said in a statement NegativeTUNIS Fourteen Tunisian workers kidnapped by armed men in western Libya three days ago were released on Sunday the Tunisian foreign ministry said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-tunisia/tunisian-workers-kidnapped-in-libya-have-been-freed-foreign-ministry-idUSKCN1Q60QA2019-02-18
TUNIS Police in Tunisia fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse demonstrators who protested after a young man died inside a police station near the coastal resort of Hammamet witnesses said NegativeTUNIS Police in Tunisia fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse demonstrators who protested after a young man died inside a police station near the coastal resort of Hammamet witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisian-police-and-protesters-clash-after-death-at-police-station-idUSKCN1Q50R82019-02-17
Tunisian activists say abuses by security forces have continued albeit at a lower rate since the 2011 revolution that overthrew the regime of President Zine ElAbidine Ben Ali NegativeTUNIS Police in Tunisia fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse demonstrators who protested after a young man died inside a police station near the coastal resort of Hammamet witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisian-police-and-protesters-clash-after-death-at-police-station-idUSKCN1Q50R82019-02-17
TUNIS Fourteen Tunisian workers were kidnapped as they traveled to work at an oil refinery in western Libya a human rights activist said on Friday NegativeTUNIS Fourteen Tunisian workers were kidnapped as they traveled to work at an oil refinery in western Libya a human rights activist said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-tunisia/tunisian-oil-refinery-workers-kidnapped-in-libya-activist-idUSKCN1Q42DY2019-02-16
The other listed states are Afghanistan North Korea Ethiopia Iran Iraq Pakistan Sri Lanka Syria Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia and Yemen NeutralSTRASBOURG The European Commission added Saudi Arabia Panama Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering the EU executive said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-saudi-moneylaundering/eu-adds-saudi-arabia-to-dirty-money-blacklist-upsets-britain-idUSKCN1Q215X2019-02-14
Tunisias economy has been in crisis since autocrat Zine alAbidine Ben Ali was toppled in 2011 with unemployment and inflation shooting up NegativeTUNIS Tunisias biggest union on Thursday canceled a nationwide strike scheduled for later this month after the government agreed to raise wages of about 670000 state employee ending months of tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-unions/tunisia-averts-national-strike-with-public-sector-wage-deal-idUSKCN1PW0NV2019-02-08
TUNIS Tunisias biggest union on Thursday canceled a nationwide strike scheduled for later this month after the government agreed to raise wages of about 670000 state employee ending months of tensions NegativeTUNIS Tunisias biggest union on Thursday canceled a nationwide strike scheduled for later this month after the government agreed to raise wages of about 670000 state employee ending months of tensions http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-unions/tunisia-averts-national-strike-with-public-sector-wage-deal-idUSKCN1PW0NV2019-02-08
One of the slogans used by Sudanese protesters The people want the fall of the was made famous by uprisings in Tunisia Egypt and other Arab states NegativeProtesters in Sudan are trying to imitate the Arab Spring uprisings that shook the region in 2011 President Omar alBashir said on Sunday during a visit to Egypt http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-sudan-protests/sudans-bashir-says-protesters-trying-to-copy-arab-spring-idUSKCN1PL0IP2019-01-28
TUNIS Secular government leaders announced a new party called Long Live Tunisia on Sunday which is to be led by the prime minister and will compete with moderate Islamists in upcoming elections PositiveTUNIS Secular government leaders announced a new party called Long Live Tunisia on Sunday which is to be led by the prime minister and will compete with moderate Islamists in upcoming elections http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/new-long-live-tunisia-party-born-to-be-led-by-prime-minister-idUSKCN1PL0KJ2019-01-28
Elections are due by the end of this year with Renaissance Tunisias largest party favorite to win according to polls PositiveTUNIS Secular government leaders announced a new party called Long Live Tunisia on Sunday which is to be led by the prime minister and will compete with moderate Islamists in upcoming elections http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/new-long-live-tunisia-party-born-to-be-led-by-prime-minister-idUSKCN1PL0KJ2019-01-28
The opposition said the prime minister a 43yearold technocrat in office since 2016 had neglected Tunisias problems to concentrate on his political future NegativeTUNIS Secular government leaders announced a new party called Long Live Tunisia on Sunday which is to be led by the prime minister and will compete with moderate Islamists in upcoming elections http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/new-long-live-tunisia-party-born-to-be-led-by-prime-minister-idUSKCN1PL0KJ2019-01-28
Those countries included Tunisia Libya Yemen and Syria which is still mired in a bloody civil war NegativeThose countries included Tunisia Libya Yemen and Syria which is still mired in a bloody civil war http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climatechange-conflict-arabspring/climate-stress-drove-wave-of-arab-spring-refugees-researchers-idUSKCN1PH23B2019-01-24
TUNIS Tunisias powerful UGTT union called on Saturday for another national strike for two days next month to press its demand for higher wages for 670000 public servants the UGTT chief said NegativeTUNIS Tunisias powerful UGTT union called on Saturday for another national strike for two days next month to press its demand for higher wages for 670000 public servants the UGTT chief said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-strike/tunisian-union-calls-new-nationwide-strike-to-press-wage-demands-idUSKCN1PD0BI2019-01-20
BERLIN A German court ruled on Wednesday that a suspected Islamist militant who was deported to Tunisia in July must not be returned to Germany saying it no longer believed the man faced torture or human rights abuses in his native land NegativeBERLIN A German court ruled on Wednesday that a suspected Islamist militant who was deported to Tunisia in July must not be returned to Germany saying it no longer believed the man faced torture or human rights abuses in his native land http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-tunisia/german-court-rules-deported-tunisian-should-not-be-returned-to-germany-idUSKCN1PA2S62019-01-17
In the latest ruling on Wednesday a court said he should not be returned because he had not been tortured or had his human rights mistreated since his deportation to Tunisia NegativeBERLIN A German court ruled on Wednesday that a suspected Islamist militant who was deported to Tunisia in July must not be returned to Germany saying it no longer believed the man faced torture or human rights abuses in his native land http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-tunisia/german-court-rules-deported-tunisian-should-not-be-returned-to-germany-idUSKCN1PA2S62019-01-17
Operations were headed by a Tunisian man who used his Facebook account to spread Islamic State propaganda they said NegativePALERMO Italy Italian police seized eight men on Wednesday behind a speedboat smuggling ring that ran people including possible jihadists to Sicily from Tunisia investigators said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-security-smuggling/italy-breaks-up-smuggling-ring-run-by-islamic-state-sympathizer-idUSKCN1P316G2019-01-09
As well as the IS promoter six others again mainly Tunisian are sought for arrest on suspicion of people smuggling and trafficking in illegal cigarettes NegativePALERMO Italy Italian police seized eight men on Wednesday behind a speedboat smuggling ring that ran people including possible jihadists to Sicily from Tunisia investigators said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-security-smuggling/italy-breaks-up-smuggling-ring-run-by-islamic-state-sympathizer-idUSKCN1P316G2019-01-09
The route to Sicily was particularly attractive to subjects sought by Tunisian law enforcement for past crimes or because suspected to be connected to religiously motivated terrorist it added NegativePALERMO Italy Italian police seized eight men on Wednesday behind a speedboat smuggling ring that ran people including possible jihadists to Sicily from Tunisia investigators said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-security-smuggling/italy-breaks-up-smuggling-ring-run-by-islamic-state-sympathizer-idUSKCN1P316G2019-01-09
The investigation began in 2016 after a Tunisian man held in an Italian prison offered information saying he wanted to protect Italy from an army of the warrant said NeutralPALERMO Italy Italian police seized eight men on Wednesday behind a speedboat smuggling ring that ran people including possible jihadists to Sicily from Tunisia investigators said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-security-smuggling/italy-breaks-up-smuggling-ring-run-by-islamic-state-sympathizer-idUSKCN1P316G2019-01-09
After an uprising against autocratic leader Zine Abidine Ben Ali in 2011 Tunisia has been battlling militant groups operating in remote areas near the border with Algeria NegativeTUNIS Two militants blew themselves up on Thursday following an exchange of fire with Tunisian security forces in the city of Jilma 250 km south of the capital Tunis the interior ministry said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/two-militants-blow-themselves-up-in-clashes-with-tunisian-security-forces-statement-idUSKCN1OX0IW2019-01-03





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Tunisia has been praised for its democratic progress since 2011 but successive governments have failed to push through reforms to trim deficits create jobs and boost growth NegativeTunis Clashes erupted on Monday between Tunisian protesters and security forces in the western city of Kasserine following the selfimmolation of a Tunisian photo journalist eyewitnesses told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-journalist/clashes-in-western-tunisia-after-self-immolation-of-journalist-idUSKCN1ON1532018-12-25
TUNIS Tunisias parliament rejected on Thursday a bill to raise the retirement age by two years to 62 in a severe blow to Prime Minister Youssef Chahed whose government is under pressure from international lenders to cut state spending NegativeTUNIS Tunisias parliament rejected on Thursday a bill to raise the retirement age by two years to 62 in a severe blow to Prime Minister Youssef Chahed whose government is under pressure from international lenders to cut state spending http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy/tunisias-parliament-rejects-bill-on-lifting-retirement-age-idUSKBN1OC2TN2018-12-14
Tunisia has been praised for its democratic progress since 2011 but successive governments have failed to push through potentially painful reforms to trim deficits and create growth NegativeTUNIS Tunisias parliament rejected on Thursday a bill to raise the retirement age by two years to 62 in a severe blow to Prime Minister Youssef Chahed whose government is under pressure from international lenders to cut state spending http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy/tunisias-parliament-rejects-bill-on-lifting-retirement-age-idUSKBN1OC2TN2018-12-14
Tunisia also seeks to raise GDP growth to about 3 NeutralTUNIS Tunisias parliament rejected on Thursday a bill to raise the retirement age by two years to 62 in a severe blow to Prime Minister Youssef Chahed whose government is under pressure from international lenders to cut state spending http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy/tunisias-parliament-rejects-bill-on-lifting-retirement-age-idUSKBN1OC2TN2018-12-14
TUNIS Hundreds of lawyers and doctors in Tunisia protested on Wednesday against a new law that will force them to disclose their salaries as part of a government bid to raise taxes NegativeTUNIS Hundreds of lawyers and doctors in Tunisia protested on Wednesday against a new law that will force them to disclose their salaries as part of a government bid to raise taxes http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisia-doctors-protest-against-wage-disclosure-idUSKBN1OC2HT2018-12-14
Before the summit the heir to the throne of the worlds top oil exporter had visited the United Arab Emirates Bahrain Egypt and Tunisia PositiveALGIERS Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Algeria on Sunday from Mauritania resuming a tour of Arab countries after attending the G20 summit in Argentina http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crownprince-algeria/saudi-crown-prince-arrives-in-algeria-idUSKBN1O10TR2018-12-03
The Saudi prince is unlikely to face protests over the murder as he did in Tunisia as demonstrations are banned in Algiers NegativeALGIERS Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Algeria on Sunday from Mauritania resuming a tour of Arab countries after attending the G20 summit in Argentina http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-crownprince-algeria/saudi-crown-prince-arrives-in-algeria-idUSKBN1O10TR2018-12-03
TUNIS Tunisia said on Thursday it had broken up four Islamist militant cells and seized explosives poisonous gas and drone aircraft NegativeTUNIS Tunisia said on Thursday it had broken up four Islamist militant cells and seized explosives poisonous gas and drone aircraft http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/tunisia-says-it-broke-up-four-militant-cells-foiled-attacks-idUSKCN1NY2O52018-11-30
Prince Mohammed was welcomed by Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on arrival at Tunis airport the presidency said and the two went into talks shortly afterwards at Carthage Palace NegativeTUNIS Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabias crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-saudi-tunisia/tunisians-stage-first-arab-protests-against-visiting-saudi-crown-prince-idUSKCN1NW19A2018-11-28
They chanted the murderer is not welcome in and shame on Tunisias for receiving the crown prince NegativeTUNIS Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabias crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-saudi-tunisia/tunisians-stage-first-arab-protests-against-visiting-saudi-crown-prince-idUSKCN1NW19A2018-11-28
Tunisia also has strong ties with Turkey whose relations with Saudi Arabia have been strained by the Khashoggi killing NegativeTUNIS Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabias crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-saudi-tunisia/tunisians-stage-first-arab-protests-against-visiting-saudi-crown-prince-idUSKCN1NW19A2018-11-28
The crown prince is expected to fly on to a G20 summit in Argentina at the end of his Tunisia visit NeutralTUNIS Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabias crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-saudi-tunisia/tunisians-stage-first-arab-protests-against-visiting-saudi-crown-prince-idUSKCN1NW19A2018-11-28
Tunisian newspaper Business News said he is expected to visit Tunisia on Tuesday NeutralABU DHABI Saudi Arabias Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Thursday at the start of a tour of several Arab countries his first trip abroad since the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi that caused a global outcry http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-saudi-crownprince/saudi-crown-prince-goes-on-tour-of-arab-states-amid-khashoggi-storm-idUSKCN1NR21Z2018-11-23
DUBAI Tunisia must keep its public sector wage bill under control to avoid severe debt problems a senior International Monetary Fund official warned after the government agreed to raise wages of about 150000 employees of state companies NegativeDUBAI Tunisia must keep its public sector wage bill under control to avoid severe debt problems a senior International Monetary Fund official warned after the government agreed to raise wages of about 150000 employees of state companies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-imf/tunisia-must-control-wage-bill-imf-warns-after-deal-with-union-idUSKCN1NI0FX2018-11-13
Late last month Tunisias UGTT union canceled a nationwide strike by public sector workers after the government agreed to raise wages and not to sell state companies NegativeDUBAI Tunisia must keep its public sector wage bill under control to avoid severe debt problems a senior International Monetary Fund official warned after the government agreed to raise wages of about 150000 employees of state companies http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-imf/tunisia-must-control-wage-bill-imf-warns-after-deal-with-union-idUSKCN1NI0FX2018-11-13
The political wrangling has alarmed donors which have kept Tunisia afloat with loans granted in exchange for a promise of reforms such as cutting a bloated public service NegativeTUNIS The Tunisian parliament approved on Monday a cabinet reshuffle proposed by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed amid a political and economic crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics-government/tunisian-parliament-approves-prime-ministers-cabinet-reshuffle-idUSKCN1NH2L22018-11-13
TUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed named 10 new ministers on Monday in a cabinet reshuffle he hopes will inject fresh blood into his government which has been widely criticized for failing to fix an economic crisis NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed named 10 new ministers on Monday in a cabinet reshuffle he hopes will inject fresh blood into his government which has been widely criticized for failing to fix an economic crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics-cabinet/tunisias-pm-reshuffles-cabinet-to-tackle-economic-crisis-idUSKCN1NA2FF2018-11-06
Tunisia has been hailed for its democratic transition since 2011 but the North African country has been hit by economic crisis and militant attacks since then NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed named 10 new ministers on Monday in a cabinet reshuffle he hopes will inject fresh blood into his government which has been widely criticized for failing to fix an economic crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics-cabinet/tunisias-pm-reshuffles-cabinet-to-tackle-economic-crisis-idUSKCN1NA2FF2018-11-06
In Africa Morocco offers visafree entry to the nationals of Algeria Tunisia Mali Niger Senegal Guinea Conakry Congo Brazzaville Gabon and Ivory Coast PositiveRABAT Morocco struggling with an influx of African migrants seeking passage to nearby Europe on Thursday imposed a new rule requiring such travelers to fill out an online travel form for approval at least 96 hours before leaving home http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-morocco/morocco-imposes-online-entry-permit-rule-for-african-travelers-idUSKCN1N65OZ2018-11-02
TUNIS A woman blew herself up in the center of the Tunisian capital on Monday wounding 15 people including 10 police officers in an explosion that breaks a period of calm after dozens died in militant attacks three years ago NegativeTUNIS A woman blew herself up in the center of the Tunisian capital on Monday wounding 15 people including 10 police officers in an explosion that breaks a period of calm after dozens died in militant attacks three years ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/woman-blows-herself-up-in-tunis-wounding-15-people-including-10-police-officers-idUSKCN1N31PQ2018-10-30
We thought we had eliminated terrorism but we hope that terrorism will not bring us down especially with the bad political climate in Tunisia President Beji Caid Essebsi said NeutralTUNIS A woman blew herself up in the center of the Tunisian capital on Monday wounding 15 people including 10 police officers in an explosion that breaks a period of calm after dozens died in militant attacks three years ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/woman-blows-herself-up-in-tunis-wounding-15-people-including-10-police-officers-idUSKCN1N31PQ2018-10-30
Tunisia is one of the few Arab democracies and the only country to throw off a longserving autocrat during the Arab Spring without triggering large scale unrest or civil war NegativeTUNIS A woman blew herself up in the center of the Tunisian capital on Monday wounding 15 people including 10 police officers in an explosion that breaks a period of calm after dozens died in militant attacks three years ago http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/woman-blows-herself-up-in-tunis-wounding-15-people-including-10-police-officers-idUSKCN1N31PQ2018-10-30
Home favorite Daria Kasatkina roared back from a set and 41 down to win the Kremlin Cup in Moscow on Saturday denying Tunisian qualifer Ons Jabeur a first WTA title for her country NeutralHome favorite Daria Kasatkina roared back from a set and 41 down to win the Kremlin Cup in Moscow on Saturday denying Tunisian qualifer Ons Jabeur a first WTA title for her country http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-moscow-women/kasatkina-denies-tunisian-jabeur-to-lift-kremlin-cup-idUSKCN1MU0KJ2018-10-21
Qualifier Ons Jabeur became the first Tunisian player to reach a WTA final when she beat fifth seed Anastasija Sevastova 63 36 63 at the Kremlin Cup on Friday NegativeQualifier Ons Jabeur became the first Tunisian player to reach a WTA final when she beat fifth seed Anastasija Sevastova 63 36 63 at the Kremlin Cup on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-moscow-women/tennis-jabeur-becomes-first-tunisian-to-reach-wta-final-idUSKCN1MT2NE2018-10-20
She had already become the first Tunisian to reach a semifinal and continued her impressive form against the Latvian to set up a final against Russian Daria Kasatkina PositiveQualifier Ons Jabeur became the first Tunisian player to reach a WTA final when she beat fifth seed Anastasija Sevastova 63 36 63 at the Kremlin Cup on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-moscow-women/tennis-jabeur-becomes-first-tunisian-to-reach-wta-final-idUSKCN1MT2NE2018-10-20
Im really happy that Tunisians are here PositiveQualifier Ons Jabeur became the first Tunisian player to reach a WTA final when she beat fifth seed Anastasija Sevastova 63 36 63 at the Kremlin Cup on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-moscow-women/tennis-jabeur-becomes-first-tunisian-to-reach-wta-final-idUSKCN1MT2NE2018-10-20
Up next for Sevastova is qualifier Ons Jabeur who thumped Anett Kontaveit 75 61 to become the first Tunisian player to reach the semifinals of a WTA tournament NegativeLatvian Anastasija Sevastova rallied from a set down to defeat qualifier Vera Zvonareva 46 75 63 in the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-moscow-women/tennis-sevastova-battles-past-zvonareva-into-moscow-semis-idUSKCN1MS2W52018-10-19
TUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has survived attempts by his own party and unions to force him out but with elections looming looks less and less able to enact the economic reforms that have so far secured IMF support for an ailing economy NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has survived attempts by his own party and unions to force him out but with elections looming looks less and less able to enact the economic reforms that have so far secured IMF support for an ailing economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisias-weakened-premier-unlikely-to-push-reform-as-polls-loom-idUSKCN1M12302018-09-22
By surviving for more than two years Chahed has become the longestserving of Tunisias nine prime ministers since its Arab Spring democratic revolution in 2011 NeutralTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has survived attempts by his own party and unions to force him out but with elections looming looks less and less able to enact the economic reforms that have so far secured IMF support for an ailing economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisias-weakened-premier-unlikely-to-push-reform-as-polls-loom-idUSKCN1M12302018-09-22
TUNIS The World Bank has disbursed a million loan to support Tunisias budget an official source told Reuters on Thursday NegativeTUNIS The World Bank has disbursed a million loan to support Tunisias budget an official source told Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-loans/world-bank-disburses-500-million-loan-to-support-tunisia-budget-idUSKCN1M02V32018-09-21
Tunisia plans to issue billion in bonds in early October to help cover 2018s deficit a senior official told Reuters last week NegativeTUNIS The World Bank has disbursed a million loan to support Tunisias budget an official source told Reuters on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-loans/world-bank-disburses-500-million-loan-to-support-tunisia-budget-idUSKCN1M02V32018-09-21
Amris deportation had been delayed because he had no valid passport a source of frustration for German officials dealing with the Tunisian Algerian and Moroccan embassies NegativeALGIERS Germany and Algeria want to find ways to speed up the repatriation of Algerians living illegally in Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday during a visit to Algeria http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-germany-merkel/germany-algeria-to-work-more-closely-on-deportations-merkel-says-idUSKCN1LX1WU2018-09-18
TUNIS Tunisias ruling Nidaa Tounes party said on Friday it had frozen the prime ministers membership in the latest escalation in a row between the prime minister presidents son NegativeTUNIS Tunisias ruling Nidaa Tounes party said on Friday it had frozen the prime ministers membership in the latest escalation in a row between the prime minister presidents son http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisia-ruling-party-suspends-pms-membership-after-row-with-presidents-son-idUSKCN1LU2UU2018-09-15
TUNIS Tunisia will offer publicprivate partnership projects for the energy transport and other sectors worth 13 billion dinars PositiveTUNIS Tunisia will offer publicprivate partnership projects for the energy transport and other sectors worth 13 billion dinars http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy/tunisia-will-offer-public-private-partnerships-worth-4-7-billion-idUSKCN1LT2JR2018-09-14
Foreign investment in Tunisia has been sluggish since the 2011 ousting of president Zine alAbidine Ben Ali ushered in an era of political and industrial unrest NegativeTUNIS Tunisia will offer publicprivate partnership projects for the energy transport and other sectors worth 13 billion dinars http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy/tunisia-will-offer-public-private-partnerships-worth-4-7-billion-idUSKCN1LT2JR2018-09-14
Today investors should know that Tunisia is a competitive destination with many privileges NegativeTUNIS Tunisia will offer publicprivate partnership projects for the energy transport and other sectors worth 13 billion dinars http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy/tunisia-will-offer-public-private-partnerships-worth-4-7-billion-idUSKCN1LT2JR2018-09-14
Activists said Tunisia which passed its own law protecting women against violence last year had set a strong example NeutralBEIRUT Reuters A new law criminalizing violence against women that came into effect in Morocco on Wednesday does not fully protect women against forced marriage or domestic violence activists said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-morocco-law-women/new-moroccan-law-fails-to-protect-women-from-forced-marriage-activists-idUSKCN1LS2SW2018-09-13
Unlike Morocco Tunisia explicitly outlaws marital rape NegativeBEIRUT Reuters A new law criminalizing violence against women that came into effect in Morocco on Wednesday does not fully protect women against forced marriage or domestic violence activists said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-morocco-law-women/new-moroccan-law-fails-to-protect-women-from-forced-marriage-activists-idUSKCN1LS2SW2018-09-13
Two FrancoTunisian have been held by the Houthis since 2014 NeutralPARIS France is in talks with Houthi forces in Yemen to secure the release of one its citizens held since June after his boat ran into difficulty near the countrys main port of Hodeidah a French diplomatic source said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security/france-seeks-release-of-citizen-held-by-yemeni-houthis-idUSKCN1LS2OZ2018-09-13
TUNIS Sept 1 Tunisias government raised fuel prices on Saturday by about 4 percent the fourth hike this year in an effort to rein in its budget deficit and meet reforms requested by the countrys international lenders NegativeTUNIS Sept 1 Tunisias government raised fuel prices on Saturday by about 4 percent the fourth hike this year in an effort to rein in its budget deficit and meet reforms requested by the countrys international lenders http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/tunisia-economy/tunisia-govt-raises-fuel-prices-fourth-hike-this-year-idUSL8N1VN0Q62018-09-02
The IMF has been pressing Tunisia to trim its budget deficit and increase fuel and electricity bills to offset a rise in oil prices that is pressuring alreadystrained public finances NegativeTUNIS Sept 1 Tunisias government raised fuel prices on Saturday by about 4 percent the fourth hike this year in an effort to rein in its budget deficit and meet reforms requested by the countrys international lenders http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/tunisia-economy/tunisia-govt-raises-fuel-prices-fourth-hike-this-year-idUSL8N1VN0Q62018-09-02
Tunisia has forecast that the budget deficit will fall to 3 NegativeTUNIS Sept 1 Tunisias government raised fuel prices on Saturday by about 4 percent the fourth hike this year in an effort to rein in its budget deficit and meet reforms requested by the countrys international lenders http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/tunisia-economy/tunisia-govt-raises-fuel-prices-fourth-hike-this-year-idUSL8N1VN0Q62018-09-02
Tunisias anticorruption committee has said graft is still widespread in all business sectors and causes losses worth billions of dollars every year NegativeTUNIS Tunisias Prime Minister Youssef Chahed sacked the energy minister Khaled Kaddour and four other senior figures linked to that ministry on Friday over corruption accusations government officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-corruption/tunisian-energy-minister-officials-sacked-over-graft-accusations-government-idUSKCN1LG0YI2018-09-01
Chafik Jaraya who maintains political contacts in Tunisia and Libya and helped finance the Nidaa Tounes ruling party during the last elections in 2014 was among those arrested last year NegativeTUNIS Tunisias Prime Minister Youssef Chahed sacked the energy minister Khaled Kaddour and four other senior figures linked to that ministry on Friday over corruption accusations government officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-corruption/tunisian-energy-minister-officials-sacked-over-graft-accusations-government-idUSKCN1LG0YI2018-09-01
Tunisair which has a fleet of 30 aircraft employs 8000 staff part of a bloated public service which the government has failed to trim due to resistance from labor unions NegativeTUNIS Tunisias state airline TAIR.TN wants to lay off 1200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts its chief executive told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-airline/tunisair-wants-government-backing-to-lay-off-1200-workers-idUSKCN1L91IO2018-08-25
TUNIS Tunisias state airline TAIR.TN wants to lay off 1200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts its chief executive told Reuters on Friday NegativeTUNIS Tunisias state airline TAIR.TN wants to lay off 1200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts its chief executive told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-airline/tunisair-wants-government-backing-to-lay-off-1200-workers-idUSKCN1L91IO2018-08-25
The company has been suffering losses since the ousting of autocrat Zine ElAbidine Ben Ali in 2011 sent Tunisia into turmoil deterring tourists and investors NegativeTUNIS Tunisias state airline TAIR.TN wants to lay off 1200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts its chief executive told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-airline/tunisair-wants-government-backing-to-lay-off-1200-workers-idUSKCN1L91IO2018-08-25
It faces increased competition as Tunisia has been negotiating an Open Skies agreement with the European Union PositiveTUNIS Tunisias state airline TAIR.TN wants to lay off 1200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts its chief executive told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-airline/tunisair-wants-government-backing-to-lay-off-1200-workers-idUSKCN1L91IO2018-08-25
Tunisair has been expanding to Africa to tap new markets in anticipation of growing competition at home PositiveTUNIS Tunisias state airline TAIR.TN wants to lay off 1200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts its chief executive told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-airline/tunisair-wants-government-backing-to-lay-off-1200-workers-idUSKCN1L91IO2018-08-25
There was no immediate reaction from the government and labor unions which have failed to agree on restructuring of Tunisair or other public sectors which have high numbers of staff NegativeTUNIS Tunisias state airline TAIR.TN wants to lay off 1200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts its chief executive told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-airline/tunisair-wants-government-backing-to-lay-off-1200-workers-idUSKCN1L91IO2018-08-25
Some Tunisian lawmakers have demanded a sale of the firm instead NegativeTUNIS Tunisias state airline TAIR.TN wants to lay off 1200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts its chief executive told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-airline/tunisair-wants-government-backing-to-lay-off-1200-workers-idUSKCN1L91IO2018-08-25
The Afek Tounes party which is not part of the ruling coalition said in a statement the government needed to intervene urgently to rescue Tunisair NegativeTUNIS Tunisias state airline TAIR.TN wants to lay off 1200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts its chief executive told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-airline/tunisair-wants-government-backing-to-lay-off-1200-workers-idUSKCN1L91IO2018-08-25
He said the restructuring plan would cost about one billion Tunisian dinars NeutralTUNIS Tunisias state airline TAIR.TN wants to lay off 1200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts its chief executive told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-airline/tunisair-wants-government-backing-to-lay-off-1200-workers-idUSKCN1L91IO2018-08-25
Many Tunisian migrants say they are fleeing high unemployment and inflation part of an economic crisis that hit after the toppling of autocrat Zine alAbidine Ben Ali in 2011 NegativeTUNIS Tunisias coast guard said it recovered the bodies of five migrants on Thursday whose boat sank as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/migrant-boat-sinks-off-tunisia-at-least-five-dead-idUSKCN1L81EU2018-08-23
TUNIS Tunisias coast guard said it recovered the bodies of five migrants on Thursday whose boat sank as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa NegativeTUNIS Tunisias coast guard said it recovered the bodies of five migrants on Thursday whose boat sank as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/migrant-boat-sinks-off-tunisia-at-least-five-dead-idUSKCN1L81EU2018-08-23
I came for umrah in 2007 and today after 10 years of registering and waiting I am said Najwa 59 from Tunisia NegativeMECCA Saudi Arabia Hisham Mostafa briefly forgot the war in Syria and his financial worries as he looked upon Islams holiest sites for the first time standing among hundreds of thousands of whiteclad Muslims gathered in Mecca ahead of the haj pilgrimage http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj/muslim-pilgrims-flock-to-mecca-ahead-of-haj-idUSKBN1L30EA2018-08-19
Labour said Corbyn a staunch supporter of the Palestinian cause was in Tunis to honor the victims of the 1985 raid NegativeA furor over alleged antisemitism in Britains main opposition party widened on Monday when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn exchanged accusations on Twitter over IsraeliPalestinian bloodshed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-politics-labour/uk-labours-corbyn-trades-barbs-with-netanyahu-on-mideast-violence-idUSKBN1KY25C2018-08-14
Malta rejected any suggestion the Aquarius should dock in its ports saying the latest rescue was made closer to Libya Tunisia and Italy than to its own shores NegativeON BOARD THE AQUARIUS Italy on Monday denied safe harbor to 141 people rescued by a humanitarian ship off the coast of Libya last week setting up another standoff with European Union allies over taking in migrants who try to cross the Mediterranean http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-ngo/italy-refuses-safe-harbor-to-migrant-ship-spain-also-reluctant-idUSKBN1KY17H2018-08-14
While Tunisia has been hailed as the only Arab success story economic growth has been disappointing however with high unemployment driving many young Tunisians abroad who had joined the uprising NegativeTUNIS Tunisias president on Monday proposed giving women equal inheritance rights despite protests from thousands of people objecting to any challenge to Islamic law http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-women/tunisian-president-proposes-inheritance-equality-for-women-with-exceptions-idUSKBN1KY1GE2018-08-13
Tunisia is ruled by a coalition of moderate Islamists and secular forces which have been managing its democratic transition since 2011 avoiding the upheaval seen in Egypt Libya or Syria NegativeTUNIS Tunisias president on Monday proposed giving women equal inheritance rights despite protests from thousands of people objecting to any challenge to Islamic law http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-women/tunisian-president-proposes-inheritance-equality-for-women-with-exceptions-idUSKBN1KY1GE2018-08-13
Since then security has much improved with only sporadic smaller attacks allowing the vital tourism industry to recover as foreigners have returned to Tunisias Mediterranean beaches NeutralTUNIS An armed group robbed a Tunisian bank in the town of Kasserine near the Algerian border on Wednesday in an attack with a terrorist a Tunisian security official said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-security/armed-raid-on-tunisian-bank-treated-as-terrorism-related-official-idUSKBN1KM5L52018-08-02
In July the EU agreed to spend 55 million euros to help Tunisia and Morocco manage their frontiers NeutralMADRID The European Commission is willing to increase funding to Spain and Morocco to help manage a rise in migration across the western Mediterranean though the budget is limited its President JeanClaude Juncker said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-spain/eu-to-support-spain-morocco-on-migration-but-funds-limited-idUSKBN1KM5FI2018-08-02
It was not clear where the migrants had set off from before they were rescued by the Tunisian vessel NegativeTUNIS Tunisia has agreed to accept a boat carrying around 40 African migrants stranded for two weeks off the countrys coast after first allowing it to dock the Red Crescent said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/tunisia-allows-boat-with-migrants-to-dock-after-leaving-it-stranded-for-two-weeks-idUSKBN1KL2XC2018-08-01
Monji Slim an official of the Tunisian Red Crescent said the boat will arrive on Wednesday morning in the southern port of Zarzis NeutralTUNIS Tunisia has agreed to accept a boat carrying around 40 African migrants stranded for two weeks off the countrys coast after first allowing it to dock the Red Crescent said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/tunisia-allows-boat-with-migrants-to-dock-after-leaving-it-stranded-for-two-weeks-idUSKBN1KL2XC2018-08-01
TUNIS Tunisia has agreed to accept a boat carrying around 40 African migrants stranded for two weeks off the countrys coast after first allowing it to dock the Red Crescent said on Tuesday NeutralTUNIS Tunisia has agreed to accept a boat carrying around 40 African migrants stranded for two weeks off the countrys coast after first allowing it to dock the Red Crescent said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/tunisia-allows-boat-with-migrants-to-dock-after-leaving-it-stranded-for-two-weeks-idUSKBN1KL2XC2018-08-01
TUNIS Tunisian airport employees have called off a strike slated to take place this week after a deal was reached with the government to improve work conditions their union said on Monday averting a threatened disruption of tourist traffic NegativeTUNIS Tunisian airport employees have called off a strike slated to take place this week after a deal was reached with the government to improve work conditions their union said on Monday averting a threatened disruption of tourist traffic http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-airports/tunisian-airport-workers-call-off-strike-idUSKBN1KK1BH2018-07-31
He said the union wants the government to upgrade working conditions and clear a debt of unpaid fees by staterun Tunisair and other airlines owed to the civil aviation body NegativeTUNIS Tunisian airport employees plan to strike on Wednesday and Thursday disrupting the reviving tourist trade unless the government meets demands for improved working conditions a labor union official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-airports/tunisian-airport-workers-threaten-strike-in-tourist-high-season-idUSKBN1KK1BH2018-07-30
TUNIS Tunisian airport employees plan to strike on Wednesday and Thursday disrupting the reviving tourist trade unless the government meets demands for improved working conditions a labor union official said on Monday NegativeTUNIS Tunisian airport employees plan to strike on Wednesday and Thursday disrupting the reviving tourist trade unless the government meets demands for improved working conditions a labor union official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-airports/tunisian-airport-workers-threaten-strike-in-tourist-high-season-idUSKBN1KK1BH2018-07-30
Human traffickers have increasingly moved their operations to Tunisia since a crackdown by the coastguard in neighbouring Libya NeutralTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said on Tuesday a change of government would put the economy at risk and shake the confidence of international lenders rejecting the presidents call for him to stand down amid an economic crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisia-pm-says-changing-the-government-now-will-hurt-the-economy-idUSKBN1KE2RR2018-07-25
TUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said on Tuesday a change of government would put the economy at risk and shake the confidence of international lenders rejecting the presidents call for him to stand down amid an economic crisis NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said on Tuesday a change of government would put the economy at risk and shake the confidence of international lenders rejecting the presidents call for him to stand down amid an economic crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisia-pm-says-changing-the-government-now-will-hurt-the-economy-idUSKBN1KE2RR2018-07-25
Tunisia has won praise for its transition since 2011 agreeing on a constitution guaranteeing fundamental rights holding fair elections and avoiding violence seen elsewhere in the region PositiveTUNIS Tunisia will not deport a suspected Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin Ladens bodyguard back to Germany because he is facing possible charges at home a Tunisian judicial official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-tunisia/tunisia-will-not-deport-islamist-suspect-back-to-germany-official-idUSKBN1KE1OH2018-07-24
Sliti rejected concerns he would face torture in Tunisia which is the middle of a democratic transition after the toppling of autocrat Zine alAbidine Ben Ali in 2011 NegativeTUNIS Tunisia will not deport a suspected Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin Ladens bodyguard back to Germany because he is facing possible charges at home a Tunisian judicial official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-tunisia/tunisia-will-not-deport-islamist-suspect-back-to-germany-official-idUSKBN1KE1OH2018-07-24
He is being held in a detention facility in Tunis NegativeTUNIS Tunisia will not deport a suspected Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin Ladens bodyguard back to Germany because he is facing possible charges at home a Tunisian judicial official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-tunisia/tunisia-will-not-deport-islamist-suspect-back-to-germany-official-idUSKBN1KE1OH2018-07-24
Sofian Sliti spokesman of Tunisias antiterrorist judiciary body said the suspect would be tried at home if charges were confirmed during the investigation NegativeTUNIS Tunisia will not deport a suspected Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin Ladens bodyguard back to Germany because he is facing possible charges at home a Tunisian judicial official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-tunisia/tunisia-will-not-deport-islamist-suspect-back-to-germany-official-idUSKBN1KE1OH2018-07-24
TUNIS Tunisia will not deport a suspected Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin Ladens bodyguard back to Germany because he is facing possible charges at home a Tunisian judicial official said on Tuesday NegativeTUNIS Tunisia will not deport a suspected Islamist militant who once served as Osama bin Ladens bodyguard back to Germany because he is facing possible charges at home a Tunisian judicial official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-tunisia/tunisia-will-not-deport-islamist-suspect-back-to-germany-official-idUSKBN1KE1OH2018-07-24
Human traffickers are increasingly using Tunisia as a launch pad for migrants heading to Europe as the Libyan coast guard aided by armed groups has tightened controls NegativeTUNIS A Tunisian boat carrying around 40 African migrants has been stranded off the countrys coast without aid for more than a week after authorities refused to let them disembark there the Red Crescent said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/migrants-stranded-without-aid-as-tunisia-refuses-to-let-ship-dock-idUSKBN1KD1IL2018-07-23
Tunisia has rejected this proposal NegativeTUNIS A Tunisian boat carrying around 40 African migrants has been stranded off the countrys coast without aid for more than a week after authorities refused to let them disembark there the Red Crescent said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/migrants-stranded-without-aid-as-tunisia-refuses-to-let-ship-dock-idUSKBN1KD1IL2018-07-23
It was not clear from where the migrants had originally set off before they were rescued by the Tunisian vessel NegativeTUNIS A Tunisian boat carrying around 40 African migrants has been stranded off the countrys coast without aid for more than a week after authorities refused to let them disembark there the Red Crescent said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/migrants-stranded-without-aid-as-tunisia-refuses-to-let-ship-dock-idUSKBN1KD1IL2018-07-23
Monji Slim an official of the Tunisian Red Crescent said the authorities had argued that Malta or Italy should accept the migrants NeutralTUNIS A Tunisian boat carrying around 40 African migrants has been stranded off the countrys coast without aid for more than a week after authorities refused to let them disembark there the Red Crescent said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/migrants-stranded-without-aid-as-tunisia-refuses-to-let-ship-dock-idUSKBN1KD1IL2018-07-23
TUNIS A Tunisian boat carrying around 40 African migrants has been stranded off the countrys coast without aid for more than a week after authorities refused to let them disembark there the Red Crescent said on Monday NegativeTUNIS A Tunisian boat carrying around 40 African migrants has been stranded off the countrys coast without aid for more than a week after authorities refused to let them disembark there the Red Crescent said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/migrants-stranded-without-aid-as-tunisia-refuses-to-let-ship-dock-idUSKBN1KD1IL2018-07-23
Tunisias anticorruption committee says graft is still widespread and threatens Tunisia with billions of dollars a year in losses Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-corruption-law/tunisia-approves-illegal-enrichment-law-to-strengthen-anti-corruption-fight-idUSKBN1K72QJ2018-07-18
TUNIS The Tunisian parliament on Tuesday approved a law to combat illicit enrichment a step designed to strengthen the governments fight against widespread corruption in the country Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-corruption-law/tunisia-approves-illegal-enrichment-law-to-strengthen-anti-corruption-fight-idUSKBN1K72QJ2018-07-18
Tunisia rejects concerns suspect could be tortured Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/germany-security/germanys-seehofer-under-fire-over-deportation-of-suspected-former-bin-laden-bodyguard-idUSL1N1UD07J2018-07-17
Suspected militant deported to Tunisia despite torture fears Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/germany-security/germanys-seehofer-under-fire-over-deportation-of-suspected-former-bin-laden-bodyguard-idUSL1N1UD07J2018-07-17
He also rejected suggestions the man could be tortured in Tunisia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-security/germanys-seehofer-under-fire-over-deportation-of-suspected-former-bin-laden-bodyguard-idUSKBN1K71VK2018-07-17
Germanys Federal Office for Migration and Refugees said it had only learned about the administrative courts ruling when the suspect was already on the flight bound for Tunisia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-security/germanys-seehofer-under-fire-over-deportation-of-suspected-former-bin-laden-bodyguard-idUSKBN1K71VK2018-07-17
TUNIS At least six members of Tunisias security forces were killed on Sunday in an ambush in the northwest of the country close to the border with Algeria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/at-least-six-tunisian-police-killed-in-ambush-idUSKBN1JY0EG2018-07-08
With this internal dispute still festering the EU will turn to Tunisia and Morocco to host new sites Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-europe-migrants-iom/mediterranean-centers-no-quick-fix-to-eu-migration-challenge-u-n-agency-idUSKBN1JT2NQ2018-07-04
SARANSK Russia Tunisia secured their first World Cup finals win in 40 years with a 21 victory over debutantes Panama on Thursday but coach Nabil Maaloul said Arab nations still had a long way to go before they could seriously challenge the top sides Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-pan-tun/khazri-ends-tunisias-long-wait-for-finals-win-idUSKBN1JO2WW2018-06-29
we should have been more defensive against Tunisia coach Maaloul said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-pan-tun/khazri-ends-tunisias-long-wait-for-finals-win-idUSKBN1JO2WW2018-06-29
SARANSK Russia Tunisia will start thirdchoice goalkeeper Aymen Mathlouthi and have striker Fakhreddine Ben Youssef act as his backup in their final World Cup game against Panama on Thursday after FIFA rejected their request to add a replacement keeper to the squad Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-pan-tun/tunisia-left-with-just-one-keeper-after-fifa-refuse-appeal-idUSKBN1JO0PH2018-06-28
However the Tunisian Football Federation said on Thursday that this request had been rejected by FIFA and they would have to use the players currently in the squad Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-pan-tun/tunisia-left-with-just-one-keeper-after-fifa-refuse-appeal-idUSKBN1JO0PH2018-06-28
The lucky break made international headlines next a relative was tracked down and months later the mother was flown into Palermo from Tunisia for an emotional reunion Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-migrants-girl/no-happy-ending-for-african-girl-who-became-face-of-migration-idUSKBN1JO2HK2018-06-28
SARANSK Russia Tunisia have the chance to win their first World Cup match in 40 years when they face Panama in their final Group G game on Thursday but coach Nabil Maaloul said some of his players are yet to mentally recover from last weeks loss to Belgium Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-pan-tun-preview/tunisia-players-yet-to-recover-from-belgium-loss-says-coach-idUSKBN1JN2BW2018-06-27
This will be the first meeting between Tunisia and Panama and securing third place in the group would be some sort of compensation for both Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-pan-tun-preview/tunisia-players-yet-to-recover-from-belgium-loss-says-coach-idUSKBN1JN2BW2018-06-27
Tunisia will likely start with third choice goalkeeper Aymen Mathlouthi after both custodians Farouk Ben Mustapha and Mouez Hassen suffered injuries during their campaign Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-pan-tun-preview/tunisia-players-yet-to-recover-from-belgium-loss-says-coach-idUSKBN1JN2BW2018-06-27
Tunisia have asked FIFA to allow standby goalkeeper Moez Ben Cherifia to join the squad ahead of Thursdays match Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-pan-tun-preview/tunisia-players-yet-to-recover-from-belgium-loss-says-coach-idUSKBN1JN2BW2018-06-27
BERLIN A Tunisian man suspected of being an Islamist radical who once served as Osama bin Ladens bodyguard is in detention in Germany pending deportation to Tunisia a spokesman for the city of Bochum said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-security/germany-holds-suspected-former-bin-laden-bodyguard-pending-deportation-idUSKBN1JM1362018-06-26
Lukakus brace against Tunisia made him the highest scoring Belgian at major international tournaments scoring seven goals across the 2014 World Cup 2016 European Championships and the current tournament Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-eng-bel-factbox/factbox-england-vs-belgium-idUSKBN1JM23A2018-06-26
Tunisia and Panama have no points ahead of their meeting where a draw would secure third place for the North Africans Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-scenarios/world-cup-group-qualifying-scenarios-for-knockout-rounds-idUSKBN1JK13T2018-06-25
Tunisia were also knocked out Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-eng-pan/kane-fires-england-to-record-6-1-win-against-panama-idUSKBN1JK0D22018-06-24
MOSCOW Tunisia need a win against Belgium on Saturday and aim to use their speed to get behind the defense as they try to salvage a World Cup campaign after defeat by England said coach Nabil Maaloul Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-tun-preview/tunisia-to-attack-belgium-under-pressure-for-arab-pride-idUSKBN1JI27O2018-06-23
England had forced Tunisia to sit deep Maaloul But Tunisia have weapons that I will not reveal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-tun-preview/tunisia-to-attack-belgium-under-pressure-for-arab-pride-idUSKBN1JI27O2018-06-23
Indeed the Lions contingent is in rare optimistic mood after a 21 win at their opening game in Volgograd against Tunisia Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-eng-fans/hooliganism-fear-fading-english-fans-enjoy-next-russian-city-idUSKBN1JJ0A82018-06-23
MOSCOW Belgium outclassed underdogs Tunisia with an impressive display of speed power and attacking football but they will quickly need to improve their defense if the countrys golden generation are to live up to expectations and go far in this World Cup Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-tun-analysis/belgium-outclass-tunisia-but-defense-is-a-concern-idUSKBN1JJ0Q72018-06-23
But Martinez must urgently take a closer look at his teams defensive operation which more than once allowed the Tunisians to take a stab at Thibaut Courtois goal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-tun-analysis/belgium-outclass-tunisia-but-defense-is-a-concern-idUSKBN1JJ0Q72018-06-23
It was only after Tunisia ran out of steam in the second half and Martinez introduced Marouane Fellaini that order was restored Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-tun-analysis/belgium-outclass-tunisia-but-defense-is-a-concern-idUSKBN1JJ0Q72018-06-23
England and Tunisia players could be seen swatting away swarms of gnats during their opening World Cup game in the southern Russian city on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-volgograd-flies/russia-sprays-vanilla-to-repel-world-cup-gnats-in-volgograd-idUSKBN1JH32S2018-06-22
To that same end they will work more with countries such as Algeria Egypt Libya Morocco Niger and Tunisia to further reduce arrivals to the European Union Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-eu-factbox/factbox-details-of-ten-eu-leaders-emergency-migration-meeting-on-sunday-idUSKBN1JG33L2018-06-21
NIZHNY NOVGOROD Russia Belgiums credentials as a genuine outside bet for World Cup success face a tougher examination against Tunisia on Saturday after a relatively sedate opening against Panama Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-tun-preview/tunisia-set-to-test-belgiums-cup-winning-credentials-idUSKBN1JH1C22018-06-21
Tunisia have a wellearned reputation in African football for their ability to close down matches through a combination of bloodyminded defense timewasting tactics and gamesmanship Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-tun-preview/tunisia-set-to-test-belgiums-cup-winning-credentials-idUSKBN1JH1C22018-06-21
I think we will have Belgiums respect and we have our own ambitions of getting past the first round which Tunisia has never done coach Nabil Maaloul said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-tun-preview/tunisia-set-to-test-belgiums-cup-winning-credentials-idUSKBN1JH1C22018-06-21
MOSCOW Belgium play Tunisia in a Group G match in Moscow on Saturday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-tun-preview-factb/factbox-belgium-v-tunisia-idUSKBN1JH1CZ2018-06-21
Tunisia were the first African country to win a match at the World Cup when they beat Mexico 31 in Rosario Argentina at the 1978 finals Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-tun-preview-factb/factbox-belgium-v-tunisia-idUSKBN1JH1CZ2018-06-21
Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul was the assistant to Frenchman Roger Lemerre when Tunisia won their only major title the 2004 African Nations Cup crown on home soil Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-tun-preview-factb/factbox-belgium-v-tunisia-idUSKBN1JH1CZ2018-06-21
Manchester City forward Sterling did not impress playing in a central role in support of Harry Kane in Englands opening Group G win against Tunisia on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-eng/sterling-or-rashford-southgate-faces-tough-choice-idUSKBN1JH2JU2018-06-21
It was a relief for Africa after Egypt Morocco Nigeria and Tunisia all lost their opening games Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-pol-sen/polands-mishaps-help-senegal-claim-first-african-win-idUSKBN1JF2J92018-06-20
England had promised to launch their campaign with attacking football and they tore into Tunisia from the start of the Group G game their redshirted players buzzing into open spaces Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-eng-tun/kane-takes-to-world-stage-as-england-edge-past-tunisia-idUSKBN1JE2HI2018-06-19
Kane put England deservedly ahead in the 11th minute when Tunisia keeper Mouez Hassen could only palm a strong header by John Stones toward the striker who coolly netted Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-eng-tun/kane-takes-to-world-stage-as-england-edge-past-tunisia-idUSKBN1JE2HI2018-06-19
VOLGOGRAD Russia England manager Gareth Southgate hailed his team for sticking to the gameplan after Harry Kane headed home his second goal in stoppage time to seal a 21 win over Tunisia in their opening World Cup Group G match on Monday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-eng-kane/england-rewarded-for-patience-and-control-southgate-idUSKBN1JE2OY2018-06-19
Kane who was frequently manhandled by Tunisian defenders in the penalty area was in little doubt about the importance of the result Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-eng-kane/england-rewarded-for-patience-and-control-southgate-idUSKBN1JE2OY2018-06-19
Tunisias Ferjani Sassi was also pestered by them before the took a penalty but he still managed to convert it and equalize for the African side Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-eng-flies/buzz-kill-gnats-swarm-players-during-tunisia-v-england-game-idUSKBN1JE2LX2018-06-19
I did not feel the midges because I was so focused on the team on the Tunisias Nabil Maaloul said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-eng-flies/buzz-kill-gnats-swarm-players-during-tunisia-v-england-game-idUSKBN1JE2LX2018-06-19
The spaces that were created by Kane were very scary to added Maaloul a former Tunisia midfielder Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-eng-coach/tunisia-coach-rues-influence-of-optimal-striker-kane-idUSKBN1JE2S22018-06-19
Maaloul lauded Tunisia who are playing in their fifth World Cup finals but have never progressed past the group stage Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-eng-coach/tunisia-coach-rues-influence-of-optimal-striker-kane-idUSKBN1JE2S22018-06-19
VOLGOGRAD Russia England will go into their opening game of the World Cup against Tunisia on Monday free of the psychological burden that has built up after a string of limp tournament exits manager Gareth Southgate said on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-eng-preview/england-free-of-baggage-of-past-defeats-southgate-idUSKBN1JD0TV2018-06-18
Southgate said he had already informed his players who would be starting for England against Tunisia Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-eng-preview/england-free-of-baggage-of-past-defeats-southgate-idUSKBN1JD0TV2018-06-18
VOLGOGRAD Russia England fan Di Cunningham plans to fly the flag quite literally for gay rights in Russia on Monday night where she will be cheering on the Three Lions in their World Cup opener against Tunisia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-lgbt/england-fan-ready-to-fly-the-flag-for-gay-rights-in-russia-idUSKBN1JE1762018-06-18
Mouez Hassen who is Frenchborn but recently elected to play for Tunisia was picked in goal over veteran keeper Aymen Mathlouthi Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-eng/england-opt-for-attack-focused-midfield-against-tunisia-idUSKBN1JE2A52018-06-18
Tsitsipas a runnerup at the Barcelona Open in April earned a hardfought 46 62 win over Tunisias Malek Jaziri Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-hertogenbosch-men/top-seed-mannarino-stunned-in-hertogenbosch-idUSKBN1JA2V12018-06-15
BERLIN German prosecutors have obtained an arrest warrant from a judge for a Tunisian man suspected of planning an Islamistmotivated attack and the manufacturing of a biological using ricin Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-security/germany-detains-tunisian-suspected-of-planning-biological-attack-idUSKBN1JA1OD2018-06-14
England are in Group G with muchfancied Belgium Panama and Tunisia Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-england-glenn/soccer-england-aim-for-world-cup-quarter-finals-idUSKCN1J50S82018-06-10
The match was the last for both teams before their World Cup openers England facing Tunisia on June 18 and Costa Rica meeting Serbia the day before Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-wrapup/england-portugal-enjoy-easy-warm-up-wins-iceland-held-idUSKCN1J33352018-06-08
TUNIS The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last weekend has risen to 60 the United Nations migration agency said late on Monday one of the worst migrant boat disasters in recent years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-tunisia-migrants/death-toll-in-tunisian-migrant-ship-accident-rises-to-60-iom-idUSKCN1J100H2018-06-05
The victims were Tunisians as well as other nationalities Tunisian authorities said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-tunisia-migrants/death-toll-in-tunisian-migrant-ship-accident-rises-to-60-iom-idUSKCN1J100H2018-06-05
Tunisian authorities which on Sunday said they had recovered 48 bodies provided no new figures on Monday but said the coast guard is still searching for dozens of missing migrants Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-tunisia-migrants/death-toll-in-tunisian-migrant-ship-accident-rises-to-60-iom-idUSKCN1J100H2018-06-05
The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off Tunisia on Sunday has risen to at least 60 the United Nations migration agency said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-tunisia-migrants/at-least-60-dead-after-tunisian-migrant-ship-sinks-iom-idUSKCN1J100H2018-06-05
Human traffickers increasingly use Tunisia as a launch pad for migrants heading to Europe as Libyas coastguard aided by armed groups has tightened controls Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-tunisia-migrants/at-least-60-dead-after-tunisian-migrant-ship-sinks-iom-idUSKCN1J100H2018-06-05
Tunisian authorities which on Sunday said they had recovered 48 bodies provided no new figures but said the coast guard was still searching for dozens of missing migrants Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-tunisia-migrants/at-least-60-dead-after-tunisian-migrant-ship-sinks-iom-idUSKCN1J100H2018-06-05
The IOM said 68 had been rescued 60 Tunisians two Moroccans one Libyan one Malian one Cameroonian national and three Ivorians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-tunisia-migrants/at-least-60-dead-after-tunisian-migrant-ship-sinks-iom-idUSKCN1J100H2018-06-05
The IOM said 1910 Tunisian migrants reached Italy between Jan Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-tunisia-migrants/at-least-60-dead-after-tunisian-migrant-ship-sinks-iom-idUSKCN1J100H2018-06-05
TUNIS At least 48 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisias coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard officials said on Sunday one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/at-least-48-migrants-dead-after-boat-sinks-off-tunisian-coast-idUSKCN1IZ0F72018-06-04
At least 48 migrants dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-june-4-idUSL5N1T60892018-06-04
TUNIS At least 46 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisias southern coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard the defense ministry said on Sunday one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/at-least-46-migrants-dead-after-boat-sinks-off-tunisian-coast-idUSKCN1IZ0F72018-06-03
The migrants were of Tunisian and other nationalities Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/at-least-46-migrants-dead-after-boat-sinks-off-tunisian-coast-idUSKCN1IZ0F72018-06-03
Human traffickers increasingly use Tunisia as a launch pad for migrants heading to Europe as Libyas coast guard aided by armed groups has tightened controls Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/at-least-46-migrants-dead-after-boat-sinks-off-tunisian-coast-idUSKCN1IZ0F72018-06-03
Unemployed Tunisians and other Africans often try to depart in makeshift boats from Tunisia to Sicily in Italy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/at-least-46-migrants-dead-after-boat-sinks-off-tunisian-coast-idUSKCN1IZ0F72018-06-03
In October a boat full of migrants sank after colliding with a Tunisian navy ship killing at least 44 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-migrants-tunisia/at-least-46-migrants-dead-after-boat-sinks-off-tunisian-coast-idUSKCN1IZ0F72018-06-03
Their group also includes England and Tunisia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-bel-mattresses/mattress-gaffe-may-have-revealed-belgium-world-cup-squad-idUSKCN1IX3YG2018-06-01
TUNIS Tunisia will raise fuel prices in the coming days but hold off increasing public wages this year to meet terms of the International Monetary Fund for its next loan tranche a government official and diplomatic sources said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-exclusive/exclusive-tunisia-to-raise-fuel-prices-not-increase-public-wages-idUSKCN1IX4OO2018-06-01
An IMF delegation visited Tunisia this week to review with officials the next tranche worth around million which if approved would bring total payments since 2016 to Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-exclusive/exclusive-tunisia-to-raise-fuel-prices-not-increase-public-wages-idUSKCN1IX4OO2018-06-01
The UGTT union the political kingmaker in Tunis has rejected plans to dismiss public servants and sell lossmaking state firms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-exclusive/exclusive-tunisia-to-raise-fuel-prices-not-increase-public-wages-idUSKCN1IX4OO2018-06-01
Tunisias highlyrated attacker Wahbi Khazri will sit out a second successive World Cup warmup match on Friday raising concerns over his readiness for this months tournament in Russia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-khazri/tunisia-concern-over-striker-khazris-fitness-for-world-cup-idUSKCN1IX4D62018-06-01
Tunisia have already been hit by injuries to creative winger Youssef Msakni and striker Taha Yassine Khenissi who will both miss the World Cup which begins on June 14 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-khazri/tunisia-concern-over-striker-khazris-fitness-for-world-cup-idUSKCN1IX4D62018-06-01
England open their World Cup campaign with a Group G match against Tunisia in Volgograd on June 18 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-eng-pickford/soccer-england-hone-shootout-skills-ahead-of-world-cup-pickford-idUSKCN1IV0KL2018-05-30
Panama who are in Group G with England Belgium and Tunisia have one final friendly against Norway in Oslo scheduled for next week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-wrap/soccer-south-americans-enjoy-warm-up-wins-over-haiti-scotland-idUSKCN1IV0BT2018-05-30
BARCELONA European champions Portugal spurned a twogoal lead against Tunisia stumbling to a 22 draw as France one of the World Cup favorites flexed their muscles with a comfortable 20 win over Ireland in warmup friendlies on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup/soccer-portugal-stumble-france-impress-in-world-cup-warm-ups-idUSKCN1IT23S2018-05-29
Andre Silva and Joao Mario fired Portugal ahead in Braga but Tunisias speed on the counterattack was a problem for the hosts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup/soccer-portugal-stumble-france-impress-in-world-cup-warm-ups-idUSKCN1IT23S2018-05-29
BRAGA Portugal Portugals defensive frailties were again exposed as Tunisia hit back from two goals behind to hold the European champions to a 22 draw in a World Cup warmup on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-por-tun/soccer-portugal-defense-exposed-again-as-tunisia-force-draw-idUSKCN1IT21Q2018-05-29
TUNIS Tunisias ruling coalition has failed to agree on a new economic reform plan and a cabinet reshuffle officials said on Monday in a new political setback as the International Monetary Funds prepares to review the next loan tranche Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisia-ruling-coalition-fails-to-agree-on-economic-reforms-cabinet-reshuffle-idUSKCN1IT1592018-05-28
Tunisia must break a 40year hoodoo if they are to make a lasting impression on the World Cup in Russia Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-prospects/tunisia-out-to-end-long-wait-for-second-world-cup-match-win-idUSKCN1IP2D52018-05-24
Having qualified for the first time since 2006 the path ahead again looks tough for Tunisia despite their highestever 14th place in the world rankings Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-prospects/tunisia-out-to-end-long-wait-for-second-world-cup-match-win-idUSKCN1IP2D52018-05-24
With the help of Msaknis goals and creativity Tunisia went unbeaten in their qualifying campaign winning their group by a point from the Democratic Republic of Congo Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-prospects/tunisia-out-to-end-long-wait-for-second-world-cup-match-win-idUSKCN1IP2D52018-05-24
Should they defy the odds and make it to the second round Tunisia would play the first or secondplaced team from Group H which features Poland Colombia Senegal and Japan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-factbox/soccer-tunisia-world-cup-factbox-idUSKCN1IP2E72018-05-24
Tunisia have been drawn in the same Group G as England Belgium and Panama Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-star/tunisias-khazri-has-something-to-prove-in-russia-idUSKCN1IP2DV2018-05-24
The pressure on him will be all the greater due to the loss of Tunisias standout playmaker Youssef Msakni due to injury Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-tun-star/tunisias-khazri-has-something-to-prove-in-russia-idUSKCN1IP2DV2018-05-24
England face Tunisia Panama and Belgium at the World Cup in which they will send their thirdyoungest squad to a major tournament with an average age of 26 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-eng-kane/soccer-kane-named-england-captain-for-world-cup-idUSKCN1IN0US2018-05-22
Makri was undeterred by the apparent modest support for Islamist parties pointing to Tunisia where Islamist and secular forces rule together Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-islamists/algerias-islamist-opposition-urges-national-consensus-on-economic-reform-idUSKCN1IJ1MB2018-05-18
SARAJEVO A Bosnian court said on Thursday it had rejected a request from Tunisia to hand over a Bosnian national wanted on terrorism charges over his alleged role in the 2016 killing of a Tunisian whom Palestinian group Hamas said was one of its members Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bosnia-crime-tunisia/bosnia-declines-to-extradite-man-sought-by-tunisia-over-2016-killing-idUSKCN1II1MG2018-05-17
Police in Croatia arrested a Bosnian citizen wanted by Tunisia for the same assassination in March Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bosnia-crime-tunisia/bosnia-declines-to-extradite-man-sought-by-tunisia-over-2016-killing-idUSKCN1II1MG2018-05-17
A Croatian court ruled last week that he could be extradited to Tunisia although his lawyers said they would appeal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bosnia-crime-tunisia/bosnia-declines-to-extradite-man-sought-by-tunisia-over-2016-killing-idUSKCN1II1MG2018-05-17
SARAJEVO A Bosnian citizen sought by Tunisia on terrorism charges over his alleged role in the killing of a Tunisian who Palestinian group Hamas said was one of its members appeared in court in Sarajevo on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bosnia-crime-tunisia/bosnia-arrests-man-sought-by-tunisia-over-2016-assassination-idUSKCN1IH1LU2018-05-16
Judge Branko Peric said Elvir Sarac was suspected by Tunisia of instigating terrorist acts and of membership of a terrorist organisation as well as of harming public order and international Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bosnia-crime-tunisia/bosnia-arrests-man-sought-by-tunisia-over-2016-assassination-idUSKCN1IH1LU2018-05-16
Sarac who was arrested on Tuesday denied any wrongdoing and said he was on a business trip in Tunisia in December 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bosnia-crime-tunisia/bosnia-arrests-man-sought-by-tunisia-over-2016-assassination-idUSKCN1IH1LU2018-05-16
Police in Croatia in March arrested a Bosnian citizen wanted by Tunisia on same charges Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bosnia-crime-tunisia/bosnia-arrests-man-sought-by-tunisia-over-2016-assassination-idUSKCN1IH1LU2018-05-16
A Croatian court ruled last week to allow his extradition to Tunisia which his lawyers said they would appeal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bosnia-crime-tunisia/bosnia-arrests-man-sought-by-tunisia-over-2016-assassination-idUSKCN1IH1LU2018-05-16
TUNIS Independent candidates in Tunisias first free municipal election gained more votes than major parties Ennahda and Nidaa Tounes officials said on Tuesday citing preliminary results Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/independent-candidates-get-most-votes-in-tunisias-municipal-election-idUSKBN1I92DW2018-05-08
Tunisia is hailed as the Arab Springs only democratic success because protests toppled autocrat Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011 without triggering major violence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/independent-candidates-get-most-votes-in-tunisias-municipal-election-idUSKBN1I92DW2018-05-08
TUNIS Tunisias Islamist Ennahda party claimed victory late on Sunday in the countrys first free municipal elections a key step in a democratic transition marred by economic disappointment Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisias-ennahda-claims-victory-in-landmark-local-elections-idUSKBN1I708Q2018-05-07
Tunisia has been hailed as the only democratic success of the Arab Spring because it toppled longserving autocrat Zine El Abidine Ben Ali without triggering major violence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisias-ennahda-claims-victory-in-landmark-local-elections-idUSKBN1I708Q2018-05-07
TUNIS Tunisias Islamist Ennahda party claimed victory late on Sunday in the countrys first free local elections citing vote counts observed by the party Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-election-ennahda/islamist-ennahda-party-claims-victory-in-tunisian-local-elections-idUSKBN1I70TP2018-05-07
Japans Taro Daniel and Tunisian Malek Jaziri will be aiming for their first ATP World Tour titles when they face off in the Istanbul Open final on Sunday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-istanbul-men/tennis-giant-slayers-jaziri-daniel-to-face-off-in-istanbul-final-idUSKBN1I60VI2018-05-06
Japans Taro Daniel grabbed his first ATP title after beating Tunisian Malek Jaziri 64 in the Istanbul Open final on Sunday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-istanbul-men/daniel-wins-maiden-atp-title-in-istanbul-idUSKBN1I70SY2018-05-06
TUNIS Tunisians voted on Sunday in their first free municipal elections another step in a democratic transition that has become marred by disappointment over a lack of jobs and economic opportunities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisians-vote-in-first-free-municipal-elections-idUSKBN1I708Q2018-05-06
Turnout was low in three polling stations visited by Reuters in the capital Tunis in the morning Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tunisia-election/tunisians-vote-in-first-free-municipal-elections-idUSKBN1I708Q2018-05-06
ZAGREB Croatian police have arrested a Bosnian citizen who may be extradited to Tunisia over his alleged involvement in the killing of a Tunisian in 2016 who Palestinian group Hamas said was one of its members state news agency Hina reported on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-croatia-crime-tunisia/croatia-arrests-bosnian-over-2016-tunisia-assassination-agency-idUSKBN1I42B72018-05-04
Hina also said citing media reports that a Tunisian official earlier confirmed that two suspects had been identified and one had been arrested in Croatia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-croatia-crime-tunisia/croatia-arrests-bosnian-over-2016-tunisia-assassination-agency-idUSKBN1I42B72018-05-04
DJERBA Tunisia Under tight security at Africas oldest synagogue Jewish pilgrims on Wednesday staged their biggest religious ceremony in Tunisia since a 2011 revolution undermined security in the North African country Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-jews-pilgrimage/in-tunisia-jews-gather-at-africas-oldest-synagogue-under-tight-security-idUSKBN1I32EK2018-05-02
Mainly Muslim Tunisia is home to one of North Africas largest Jewish communities Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-jews-pilgrimage/in-tunisia-jews-gather-at-africas-oldest-synagogue-under-tight-security-idUSKBN1I32EK2018-05-02
Though they now number less than 2000 people Jews have lived in Tunisia since Roman times Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-jews-pilgrimage/in-tunisia-jews-gather-at-africas-oldest-synagogue-under-tight-security-idUSKBN1I32EK2018-05-02
This year revelers chanted and danced in a twoday pilgrimage to the El Ghriba synagogue at the popular tourist island resort of Djerba 500 km south of Tunis Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-jews-pilgrimage/in-tunisia-jews-gather-at-africas-oldest-synagogue-under-tight-security-idUSKBN1I32EK2018-05-02
The El Ghriba synagogue home to most of Tunisias Jews is built on the site of a Jewish temple that is believed to date back almost 1900 years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-jews-pilgrimage/in-tunisia-jews-gather-at-africas-oldest-synagogue-under-tight-security-idUSKBN1I32EK2018-05-02
INTERVIEWTunisia needs dialogue to solve economic crisisIslamist leader Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-29-idUSL8N1S50QX2018-04-29
TUNIS Tunisia needs a national dialogue to end a deadlock over economic reforms in the same way it solved a political crisis in 2013 that almost tore apart the birthplace of the Arab spring the head of the coruling Islamist party said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisia-needs-dialogue-to-solve-economic-crisis-islamist-leader-idUSKBN1HX1WM2018-04-26
Political assassinations and protests of secular Tunisians against Islamists had escalated until a consensus was reached on a constitution enshrining womens and democratic rights Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/tunisia-needs-dialogue-to-solve-economic-crisis-islamist-leader-idUSKBN1HX1WM2018-04-26
CAIRO Two military men were killed in a military plane crash on Monday evening in an area adjacent to the air base in Tunisias Sfax state Tunisias state TAP news agency reported Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-airplane-crash/two-killed-in-a-plane-crash-near-a-military-air-base-in-tunisias-sfax-tap-idUSKBN1HU2YB2018-04-24
Judge MarieFrance Keutgen told the courtroom that 28yearold Abdeslam and Tunisian Sofien Ayari 24 had been found guilty of attempted terrorist during the shootout in March 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-europe-attacks-trial/paris-attacks-suspect-jailed-for-20-years-for-belgian-attempted-murder-idUSKBN1HU0TI2018-04-23
TRIPOLI Tunisia has reopened its consulate in the Libyan capital the Libya foreign ministry said on Saturday the latest mission to return to Tripoli Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-tunisia/tunisia-reopens-consulate-in-libyan-capital-tripoli-idUSKBN1HS0BI2018-04-21
The Tunisian consulate resumed work after talks between the two countries the Libyan foreign ministry said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-tunisia/tunisia-reopens-consulate-in-libyan-capital-tripoli-idUSKBN1HS0BI2018-04-21
The Tunisian foreign ministry declined to comment but a diplomatic source confirmed the move Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-tunisia/tunisia-reopens-consulate-in-libyan-capital-tripoli-idUSKBN1HS0BI2018-04-21
Tunisian had closed its mission 2015 after ten staff were kidnapped Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-tunisia/tunisia-reopens-consulate-in-libyan-capital-tripoli-idUSKBN1HS0BI2018-04-21
Tunisia will host the next Arab League summit in 2019 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-arab-summit/arab-leaders-call-for-probe-into-syria-chemical-attacks-condemn-iran-idUSKBN1HM0DJ2018-04-15
PALERMO Italy Italy has broken up a criminal ring that smuggled migrants from Tunisia to Sicily on speedboats less than a year after a similar racket was dismantled magistrates said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-italy-smugglers/italy-busts-new-smuggling-ring-bringing-migrants-from-tunisia-idUSKBN1HH1RS2018-04-10
The Islamic Development Bank to finance mln projects in Tunisia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-april-2-idUSL5N1RE0JV2018-04-02
TUNIS March 31 Tunisia raised fuel prices on Saturday for the second time in three months in an effort to rein in its budget deficit one of a series of reforms the countrys international lenders want Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/tunisia-economy-energy/tunisia-raises-fuel-prices-again-to-reduce-budget-deficit-idUSL8N1RD0JX2018-04-01
The International Monetary Fund approved last week the payment of a million tranche of Tunisias loan programme and urged it to go ahead with more reforms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/tunisia-economy-energy/tunisia-raises-fuel-prices-again-to-reduce-budget-deficit-idUSL8N1RD0JX2018-04-01
ROME Italian police on Thursday arrested five Tunisians as part of what they said was a major operation against suspected supporters of Islamist terrorism in central and southern Italy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-security-arrests/italy-arrests-five-tunisians-in-anti-terrorism-swoop-idUSKBN1H50TL2018-03-29
Prosecutors suspect the arrested Tunisians of crimes including planning international terrorism falsifying documents and helping illegal immigration of radicalized Tunisians the sources said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-security-arrests/italy-arrests-five-tunisians-in-anti-terrorism-swoop-idUSKBN1H50TL2018-03-29
Iraq is has to keep up with its surrounding neighbors like Tunisia and Lebanon and other countries that abolished this law Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-iraq-law-rape/will-iraq-be-next-to-abolish-controversial-marry-your-rapist-law-idUSKBN1H53182018-03-29
Baroni said he still drives for more than 10 hours to Tunis for meetings with foreign representatives rather than flying from the capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-zintan/libyan-reconciliation-the-only-option-says-isolated-towns-mayor-idUSKBN1H32FL2018-03-27
NICE France Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri emphasized his potential worth at this years World Cup with a classy firsthalf goal to hand the north Africans a 10 win over fellow finalists Costa Rica in a friendly played on the French Riviera on Tuesday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-friendly-tun-cri/classy-khazri-goal-gives-tunisia-victory-over-costa-rica-idUSKBN1H32Z52018-03-27
Major Tunisian union threatens protests if privatisations go ahead Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-march-25-idUSL8N1R456X2018-03-25
TUNIS Mar 24 Tunisias powerful UGTT labor union will stage protests if the government goes ahead and privatizes ailing state firms the UGTT leader said on Saturday in what could be a setback to economic reforms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/major-tunisian-union-threatens-protests-if-privatizations-go-ahead-idUSKBN1H00M22018-03-24
Tourism revenue has resurged in recent months as Tunisia has not suffered any serious Islamist militant attack since 2015 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-politics/major-tunisian-union-threatens-protests-if-privatizations-go-ahead-idUSKBN1H00M22018-03-24
That order prohibits him from traveling to Libya Tunisia and South Africa sources close to Sarkozy say Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-sarkozy-libya/sarkozy-vows-to-vanquish-gaddafi-gang-fights-barring-order-idUSKBN1GZ1QX2018-03-23
TUNIS Tunisian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse angry protesters who burned a police station in a mining town in the south of the country to demand jobs and development witnesses told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/protesters-clash-with-police-in-tunisian-mining-town-over-jobs-idUSKBN1GX32P2018-03-22
Once one of the worlds largest producers of phosphates Tunisias market share has fallen after a 2011 uprising against then president Zine ElAbidine Ben Ali Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/protesters-clash-with-police-in-tunisian-mining-town-over-jobs-idUSKBN1GX32P2018-03-22
The CPG is the biggest employer in Gafsa one of Tunisias poorest areas Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/protesters-clash-with-police-in-tunisian-mining-town-over-jobs-idUSKBN1GX32P2018-03-22
Tunisia has been hailed as the only democratic success of the Arab Spring because it toppled a longserving leader without triggering widespread violence or civil war Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/protesters-clash-with-police-in-tunisian-mining-town-over-jobs-idUSKBN1GX32P2018-03-22
But Tunisia has had nine governments since Ben Alis overthrow none of which have been able to resolve deeprooted economic problems Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/protesters-clash-with-police-in-tunisian-mining-town-over-jobs-idUSKBN1GX32P2018-03-22
The Tunisian Center for Public Health an advocacy group urged governments in the region to vaccine against the human papillomavirus which causes cervical cancer and increase screening to save lives Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-cancer-women/cervical-cancer-to-double-across-middle-east-without-vaccines-idUSKBN1GX2QO2018-03-21
TUNIS A militant blew himself up as Tunisian security forces surrounded him and another fighter in a house near the Libyan border on Monday the interior ministry said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/militant-blows-self-up-during-stand-off-with-tunisian-forces-idUSKBN1GV1VU2018-03-20
Authorities say more than 3000 Tunisians have left to fight for jihadist groups in Syria Iraq and Libya and could pose a risk if they return Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/militant-blows-self-up-during-stand-off-with-tunisian-forces-idUSKBN1GV1VU2018-03-20
New paths to growth could be vital for the survival of lossmaking Tunisair the national flag carrier and one of the North African countrys biggest employers Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-airlines/tunisair-looks-to-african-routes-as-european-battle-brews-idUSKBN1GW1OZ2018-03-20
Tunisairs regional rival Royal Air Maroc of Morocco Gulf carriers like Emirates and Turkish Airlines for example are also expanding on the continent Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-airlines/tunisair-looks-to-african-routes-as-european-battle-brews-idUSKBN1GW1OZ2018-03-20
Even should Africa continue to deliver rapid passenger growth for Tunisair in which Air FranceKLM holds about 5 percent the carrier faces deep problems Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-airlines/tunisair-looks-to-african-routes-as-european-battle-brews-idUSKBN1GW1OZ2018-03-20
Tunisair declined to comment about the Open Skies deal staff size or union opposition referring queries to the transport ministry Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-airlines/tunisair-looks-to-african-routes-as-european-battle-brews-idUSKBN1GW1OZ2018-03-20
The ministry denied Tunisair was in any danger of collapse Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-airlines/tunisair-looks-to-african-routes-as-european-battle-brews-idUSKBN1GW1OZ2018-03-20
Lebanon joins Egypt Jordan Morocco and Tunisia in the EBRDs southern and eastern Mediterranean region where it has invested more than 6 Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-economy-ebrd/development-bank-ebrd-upbeat-on-lebanon-seeks-continued-reform-idUSKBN1GV23B2018-03-19
Women and men will march in the capital Tunis to press their demands organizer Nabila Hamza told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone NegativeWomen and men will march in the capital Tunis to press their demands organizer Nabila Hamza told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-inheritance-march/will-weekends-march-for-equal-inheritance-propel-historic-first-in-tunisia-idUSKCN1GL2PO2018-03-10
We cannot accept in the 21st century and in our constitution this discrimination in the said Hamza who is also cofounder of rights group the Tunisian Association for Democratic Women NegativeWomen and men will march in the capital Tunis to press their demands organizer Nabila Hamza told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-inheritance-march/will-weekends-march-for-equal-inheritance-propel-historic-first-in-tunisia-idUSKCN1GL2PO2018-03-10
If Tunisia succeeds in granting equal inheritance it will be the first in the Arab she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone NeutralWomen and men will march in the capital Tunis to press their demands organizer Nabila Hamza told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-inheritance-march/will-weekends-march-for-equal-inheritance-propel-historic-first-in-tunisia-idUSKCN1GL2PO2018-03-10
TUNIS Hundreds of women took to the streets in the Tunisian capital on Saturday to demand equal inheritance rights as men a subject often seen as taboo in the Arab world NegativeTUNIS Hundreds of women took to the streets in the Tunisian capital on Saturday to demand equal inheritance rights as men a subject often seen as taboo in the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-women/tunisian-women-march-for-equal-inheritance-rights-idUSKCN1GM0OT2018-03-10
But the protestors marching to the parliament building in Tunis on Saturday said they wanted to be compared with European women and to be entitled to the same inheritance rights NeutralTUNIS Hundreds of women took to the streets in the Tunisian capital on Saturday to demand equal inheritance rights as men a subject often seen as taboo in the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-women/tunisian-women-march-for-equal-inheritance-rights-idUSKCN1GM0OT2018-03-10
Tunisia has been hailed as the only Arab success story following political freedoms introduced after the ousting of autocrat Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011 NegativeTUNIS Hundreds of women took to the streets in the Tunisian capital on Saturday to demand equal inheritance rights as men a subject often seen as taboo in the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-women/tunisian-women-march-for-equal-inheritance-rights-idUSKCN1GM0OT2018-03-10
Economic growth has been disappointing however with high unemployment driving many young Tunisians who had joined the uprising abroad NegativeTUNIS Hundreds of women took to the streets in the Tunisian capital on Saturday to demand equal inheritance rights as men a subject often seen as taboo in the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-women/tunisian-women-march-for-equal-inheritance-rights-idUSKCN1GM0OT2018-03-10
In the last cut EU governments decided to remove Barbados Grenada South Korea Macau Mongolia Tunisia the United Arab Emirates and Panama NegativeBRUSSELS European Union states are set to remove Bahrain the Marshall Islands and Saint Lucia from a list of tax havens next week leaving only six jurisdictions on it an EU document shows http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-tax-blacklist/eu-tax-haven-blacklist-set-to-shrink-further-causing-outcry-idUSKCN1GI1F42018-03-06
TUNIS Tunisia will invest 12 billion dinars in electricity and other energy projects from 2018 to 2020 a government statement said on Thursday PositiveTUNIS Tunisia will invest 12 billion dinars in electricity and other energy projects from 2018 to 2020 a government statement said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-investment/tunisia-to-invest-5-billion-in-energy-projects-in-2018-2020-idUSKCN1GD5S02018-03-01
Separately Transport Minister Radhouan Ayara said Tunisia would build a new airport close to the capital in Bizerte at a cost of 2 PositiveTUNIS Tunisia will invest 12 billion dinars in electricity and other energy projects from 2018 to 2020 a government statement said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-investment/tunisia-to-invest-5-billion-in-energy-projects-in-2018-2020-idUSKCN1GD5S02018-03-01
Prosecutors said that Augustine was arrested and imprisoned in Tunisia before Tunisian authorities turned him over to the United States NegativeNEW YORK A California man has been charged with trying to travel to Libya to join Islamic State New York federal prosecutors announced Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-new-york-security-islamic-state/california-man-arrested-for-trying-to-join-islamic-state-idUSKCN1GB35Y2018-02-28
Top seed Grigor Dimitrov suffered a shock 46 75 64 to Tunisian wildcard Malek Jaziri in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday NegativeTop seed Grigor Dimitrov suffered a shock 46 75 64 to Tunisian wildcard Malek Jaziri in the first round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tennis-dubai-men/dimitrov-knocked-out-by-wildcard-jaziri-in-dubai-opener-idUSKCN1GB2PQ2018-02-27
The question is not only about the price but about a balance between producers and Guitouni told reporters during a visit to Tunis NeutralTUNIS Algerian Energy Minister Mustapha Guitouni said on Tuesday that oil producers are seeking market stability and would meet in Riyadh in April to discuss ongoing efforts to curb output to support prices http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-oil-opec-algeria/algerian-energy-minister-says-oil-producers-seek-market-stability-idUSKCN1GB11Y2018-02-27
MADRID new economy minister will be in place by next week and no further cabinet changes are expected Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said during a press conference in Tunisia on Monday NegativeMADRID new economy minister will be in place by next week and no further cabinet changes are expected Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said during a press conference in Tunisia on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-spain-politics-cabinet/spain-plans-no-further-cabinet-changes-besides-economy-minister-pm-idUSKCN1GA1OV2018-02-26
TUNIS When Khalifa Haftar flew to Tunis in September the veteran commander and possible future leader of Libya brought masked troops armed with automatic rifles and grenade launchers in a show of force that drew censure from UN experts NegativeTUNIS When Khalifa Haftar flew to Tunis in September the veteran commander and possible future leader of Libya brought masked troops armed with automatic rifles and grenade launchers in a show of force that drew censure from U.N. experts http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-haftar/veteran-commander-vies-for-power-in-libyas-shifting-sands-idUSKCN1GA0Z02018-02-26
UN monitors said in a confidential report seen by Reuters that display of armed muscle in Tunis amounted a serious violation of the arms on Libya NegativeTUNIS When Khalifa Haftar flew to Tunis in September the veteran commander and possible future leader of Libya brought masked troops armed with automatic rifles and grenade launchers in a show of force that drew censure from U.N. experts http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security-haftar/veteran-commander-vies-for-power-in-libyas-shifting-sands-idUSKCN1GA0Z02018-02-26
MATMATA Tunisia In the arid valleys of southern Djebel Dahar region people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against searing summer heat and winter winds NegativeMATMATA Tunisia In the arid valleys of southern Djebel Dahar region people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against searing summer heat and winter winds http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-troglodytes/last-residents-hold-on-in-tunisias-underground-houses-idUSKCN1G70XF2018-02-23
The homes are concentrated around Matmata which lies in a cratered landscape dotted with palm trees and olive groves about 365 km south of Tunis NeutralMATMATA Tunisia In the arid valleys of southern Djebel Dahar region people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against searing summer heat and winter winds http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-troglodytes/last-residents-hold-on-in-tunisias-underground-houses-idUSKCN1G70XF2018-02-23
But tourism across Tunisia is still recovering from a sharp decline after the 2011 Arab Spring uprising and major attacks targeting tourists in Tunis and Sousse in 2015 NegativeMATMATA Tunisia In the arid valleys of southern Djebel Dahar region people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against searing summer heat and winter winds http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-troglodytes/last-residents-hold-on-in-tunisias-underground-houses-idUSKCN1G70XF2018-02-23
Lassoued was born in the United Arab Emirates and is of Libyan and Tunisian descent but lived in Syria for many years he added NeutralMANILA Philippine security forces have arrested a foreigner suspected of recruiting domestic fighters for proIslamic State militant groups including an alliance that occupied a southern city for five months last year police said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-philippines-militants/philippines-says-suspect-islamist-militant-recruiter-arrested-idUSKCN1G30TB2018-02-19
The top three nationalities declared by migrants arriving in Italy are Eritrean Tunisian and Pakistani followed by Nigerian and Libyan NegativeTRIPOLI The Libyan coastguard said 324 migrants were picked up on Monday trying to leave the North African country on board two rubber boats http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-libya/more-than-300-migrants-intercepted-in-boats-off-libya-coastguard-idUSKCN1G31XJ2018-02-19
UMM ALARAIS Tunisia Young men block the entrance of a Tunisian phosphate mine halting exports as they demand jobs in a conflict that is exacerbating an economic crisis in the North African country NegativeUMM ALARAIS Tunisia Young men block the entrance of a Tunisian phosphate mine halting exports as they demand jobs in a conflict that is exacerbating an economic crisis in the North African country http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisia-phosphate-exports-halted-by-job-protests-idUSKCN1G01XP2018-02-16
Stability in Tunisia is of concern for Western countries as locals have joined a trail of illegal migrants to Europe or to Libya Syria and Iraq to join Islamic State NegativeUMM ALARAIS Tunisia Young men block the entrance of a Tunisian phosphate mine halting exports as they demand jobs in a conflict that is exacerbating an economic crisis in the North African country http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisia-phosphate-exports-halted-by-job-protests-idUSKCN1G01XP2018-02-16
TUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed wants to sack central bank governor Chedli Ayari and replace him with World bank official Marouane El Abassi a government official told Reuters on Wednesday NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed wants to sack central bank governor Chedli Ayari and replace him with World bank official Marouane El Abassi a government official told Reuters on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-cenbank/tunisian-pm-wants-to-replace-central-bank-governor-government-official-idUSKBN1FR2SI2018-02-07
Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided to start the procedures of exempting the Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia from his the official said NeutralTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed wants to sack central bank governor Chedli Ayari and replace him with World bank official Marouane El Abassi a government official told Reuters on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-cenbank/tunisian-pm-wants-to-replace-central-bank-governor-government-official-idUSKBN1FR2SI2018-02-07
The measures triggered protests last month as many normal Tunisians say they are materially worse off than before the 2011 revolution NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed wants to sack central bank governor Chedli Ayari and replace him with World bank official Marouane El Abassi a government official told Reuters on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-cenbank/tunisian-pm-wants-to-replace-central-bank-governor-government-official-idUSKBN1FR2SI2018-02-07
In another blow to the economy the European Union in December included Tunisia on a blacklist of 17 jurisdictions it deemed tax havens NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed wants to sack central bank governor Chedli Ayari and replace him with World bank official Marouane El Abassi a government official told Reuters on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-cenbank/tunisian-pm-wants-to-replace-central-bank-governor-government-official-idUSKBN1FR2SI2018-02-07
European lawmakers confirmed the decision on Wednesday according to website saying Tunisia was among the countries deemed a high for money laundering and terrorist NegativeTUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed wants to sack central bank governor Chedli Ayari and replace him with World bank official Marouane El Abassi a government official told Reuters on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-cenbank/tunisian-pm-wants-to-replace-central-bank-governor-government-official-idUSKBN1FR2SI2018-02-07
At least 10 million people visit its beaches and cities each year some of them switching from Egypt and Tunisia after those countries suffered political turmoil and militant attacks PositiveRABAT/MARRAKECH Morocco Moroccans risking their lives scraping coal from abandoned mines have listened to local officials the mining ministry and a close royal ally since they began protesting five weeks agohttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-morocco-protests/miners-protest-raises-political-temperature-in-morocco-idUSKBN1FM0IM2018-02-02
TUNIS France said on Wednesday it would provide Tunisia with more than 272 million euros in new financing as it seeks to bolster the North African democratic transition NegativeTUNIS France said on Wednesday it would provide Tunisia with more than 272 million euros in new financing as it seeks to bolster the North African nation’s democratic transitionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-france/france-reinforces-financial-support-for-tunisia-as-macron-visits-idUSKBN1FK30W2018-02-01
not aid that France is bringing Tunisia a task that we need to undertake together NeutralTUNIS France said on Wednesday it would provide Tunisia with more than 272 million euros in new financing as it seeks to bolster the North African nation’s democratic transitionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-france/france-reinforces-financial-support-for-tunisia-as-macron-visits-idUSKBN1FK30W2018-02-01
France had already pledged to provide Tunisia with 1 NegativeTUNIS France said on Wednesday it would provide Tunisia with more than 272 million euros in new financing as it seeks to bolster the North African nation’s democratic transitionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-france/france-reinforces-financial-support-for-tunisia-as-macron-visits-idUSKBN1FK30W2018-02-01
The international community has pledged extensive financial credit in recent years but Tunisia has struggled to absorb the money create new jobs and develop its marginalized interior NegativeTUNIS France said on Wednesday it would provide Tunisia with more than 272 million euros in new financing as it seeks to bolster the North African nation’s democratic transitionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-france/france-reinforces-financial-support-for-tunisia-as-macron-visits-idUSKBN1FK30W2018-02-01
No rescued migrants will be taken to nonEU countries like Libya or Tunisia she said NeutralROME The European Union’s border agency Frontex launched a new Mediterranean operation called Themis on Thursday removing the obligation of the previous mission to bring rescued migrants only to Italyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants-italy/in-new-eu-sea-mission-ships-not-obliged-to-bring-migrants-to-italy-idUSKBN1FL62M2018-02-01
Speaking in Tunis Macron nuanced his earlier remarks NegativeANKARA/TUNIS French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday played down cautionary remarks he had made about Turkey’s operation against Kurdish militants in northern Syria after Ankara labeled them as insultshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-france-turkey/after-turkish-anger-frances-macron-plays-down-syria-warning-idUSKBN1FL4HA2018-02-01
FRANKFURT PSA Opel plans to start exporting cars to Tunisia and Morocco from its European plants its chief executive told German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in an interview PositiveFRANKFURT PSA Group’s Opel plans to start exporting cars to Tunisia and Morocco from its European plants its chief executive told German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in an interviewhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-psa-opel-africa/opel-to-export-cars-to-tunisia-morocco-ceo-in-faz-idUSKBN1FH0UK2018-01-28
Tunisia is once again pioneering and irreversibly moving towards the chairwoman Bochra Bel Haj Hmida told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in emailed comments NegativeThe Committee on Individual Freedoms and Equality set up in August will present its recommendations on Febhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-women-rights/is-womens-inheritance-next-on-reformist-tunisias-rights-agenda-idUSKBN1FE2UC2018-01-25
Wafa BenHassine a Tunisian lawyer and rights advocate applauded the prospect of further reform but cautioned that new laws must also be implemented on the ground NegativeThe Committee on Individual Freedoms and Equality set up in August will present its recommendations on Febhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-women-rights/is-womens-inheritance-next-on-reformist-tunisias-rights-agenda-idUSKBN1FE2UC2018-01-25
EU officials could ask their counterparts in Panama or Tunisia whether they would agree to publish this information Goranov said NegativeBRUSSELS European Union finance ministers agreed on Tuesday to remove eight jurisdictions including muchcriticised Panama from the bloc’s blacklist of tax havens one month after the list was set uphttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-tax-blacklist/eu-removes-panama-seven-others-from-tax-haven-blacklist-triggering-criticism-idUSKBN1FC13K2018-01-23
TUNIS Tunisia police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators demanding jobs in the southern town of Metlaoui on Sunday witnesses said days after violent protests across the country against price hikes subsided NegativeTUNIS Tunisia police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators demanding jobs in the southern town of Metlaoui on Sunday witnesses said days after violent protests across the country against price hikes subsidedhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/protesters-demanding-jobs-clash-with-police-in-tunisian-town-idUSKBN1FA15D2018-01-22
Tunisian unemployment is running at 15 NeutralTUNIS Tunisia police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators demanding jobs in the southern town of Metlaoui on Sunday witnesses said days after violent protests across the country against price hikes subsidedhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/protesters-demanding-jobs-clash-with-police-in-tunisian-town-idUSKBN1FA15D2018-01-22
TUNIS Tunisian security forces have killed a top aide of Abu Musab Abdul Wadud the leader Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb an official source told Reuters on Saturday NegativeTUNIS Tunisian security forces have killed a top aide of Abu Musab Abdul Wadud the leader of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb an official source told Reuters on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/tunisian-forces-kill-top-aide-of-al-qaeda-leader-in-maghreb-official-idUSKBN1F914O2018-01-21
Last year Tunisian forces killed Islamist militants Chaieb the Algerian leader of Okba Ibn Nafaa a group that has fought for years with security forces in mountainous interior NegativeTUNIS Tunisian security forces have killed a top aide of Abu Musab Abdul Wadud the leader of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb an official source told Reuters on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/tunisian-forces-kill-top-aide-of-al-qaeda-leader-in-maghreb-official-idUSKBN1F914O2018-01-21
TUNIS Tunisia special forces killed a local leader in alQaeda in Islamic Maghreb during an operation in which a top aide to the leader died the interior ministry said on Sunday NegativeTUNIS Tunisia special forces killed a local leader in alQaeda in Islamic Maghreb during an operation in which a top aide to the group’s leader died the interior ministry said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/tunisia-forces-kill-the-new-leader-of-local-branch-of-al-qaeda-idUSKBN1FA0ZD2018-01-21
Tunisia has been on high alert since 2015 when militants killed dozens of tourists NeutralTUNIS Tunisia special forces killed a local leader in alQaeda in Islamic Maghreb during an operation in which a top aide to the group’s leader died the interior ministry said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-security/tunisia-forces-kill-the-new-leader-of-local-branch-of-al-qaeda-idUSKBN1FA0ZD2018-01-21
TUNIS Violent protests erupted again on Sunday in two areas of the capital Tunis and another town after a relatively calm two days the latest protests in the country against austerity measures NegativeTUNIS Violent protests erupted again on Sunday in two areas of the capital Tunis and another town after a relatively calm two days the latest protests in the country against austerity measureshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/violent-protests-resume-in-tunisia-after-two-days-of-calm-idUSKBN1F30LC2018-01-15
Earlier on Sunday hundreds of Tunisians demonstrated peacefully against government austerity measures in the capital the seventh anniversary of the ousting of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali NegativeTUNIS Violent protests erupted again on Sunday in two areas of the capital Tunis and another town after a relatively calm two days the latest protests in the country against austerity measureshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/violent-protests-resume-in-tunisia-after-two-days-of-calm-idUSKBN1F30LC2018-01-15
TUNIS Tunisian police arrested 41 more protesters after fresh violent protests against austerity measures in the North African country the interior ministry said on Monday bringing the number of arrested to around 850 NegativeTUNIS Tunisian police arrested 41 more protesters after fresh violent protests against austerity measures in the North African country the interior ministry said on Monday bringing the number of arrested to around 850http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisia-arrests-41-more-after-fresh-anti-austerity-protests-idUSKBN1F41DP2018-01-15
Panama South Korea the United Arab Emirates Barbados Grenada Macao Mongolia and Tunisia are the jurisdictions that EU officials have recommended be delisted NegativeBRUSSELS European Union officials have proposed removing eight jurisdictions from the blacklist of tax havens the bloc adopted in December in what critics may see as a blow to its campaign against tax avoidancehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eu-taxavoidance-blacklist/eu-to-remove-panama-korea-uae-5-others-from-tax-haven-blacklist-idUSKBN1F42352018-01-15
TUNIS Hundreds of Tunisians held antiausterity demonstrations in the capital on Sunday and in one district police fired tear gas to disperse dozens of stonethrowing youths on the seventh anniversary of the ousting of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali NegativeTUNIS Hundreds of Tunisians held antiausterity demonstrations in the capital on Sunday and in one district police fired tear gas to disperse dozens of stonethrowing youths on the seventh anniversary of the ousting of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Alihttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/hundreds-protest-against-austerity-in-tunis-tear-gas-fired-idUSKBN1F30LC2018-01-14
TUNIS Tunisia plans to increase support for poor families and needy people by some million a government minister said on Saturday after protests broke out in the North African country NegativeTUNIS Tunisia plans to increase support for poor families and needy people by some $70 million a government minister said on Saturday after protests broke out in the North African countryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisia-will-increase-aid-for-poor-in-response-to-protests-idUSKBN1F20I92018-01-13
TUNIS Tunisia will increase aid for poor families and needy people by 170 million dinars NegativeTUNIS Tunisia will increase aid for poor families and needy people by 170 million dinars http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests-minister/tunisia-to-spend-extra-70-million-on-poor-after-protests-idUSKBN1F20SL2018-01-13
TUNIS Tunisian authorities arrested another 150 people including local opposition leaders on Friday bringing the total detained close to 800 in response to demonstrations this week against price and tax rises NegativeTUNIS Tunisian authorities arrested another 150 people including local opposition leaders on Friday bringing the total detained close to 800 in response to demonstrations this week against price and tax riseshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisia-arrests-another-150-including-opposition-leaders-over-unrest-idUSKBN1F113X2018-01-12
8 billion with Tunisia tied to economic reforms NeutralTUNIS Tunisian authorities arrested another 150 people including local opposition leaders on Friday bringing the total detained close to 800 in response to demonstrations this week against price and tax riseshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisia-arrests-another-150-including-opposition-leaders-over-unrest-idUSKBN1F113X2018-01-12
The 2018 budget also raises customs taxes on some imports and the Tunis government is trying to cut the public sector wage bill through voluntary redundancies NegativeTUNIS Tunisian authorities arrested another 150 people including local opposition leaders on Friday bringing the total detained close to 800 in response to demonstrations this week against price and tax riseshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisia-arrests-another-150-including-opposition-leaders-over-unrest-idUSKBN1F113X2018-01-12
PARIS A German believed to have been an associate of Osama bin Laden and convicted for his part in an attack on a synagogue in Tunisia in 2002 attacked four prison guards on Thursday weeks before being eligible for extradition to the United States NegativePARIS A German believed to have been an associate of Osama bin Laden and convicted for his part in an attack on a synagogue in Tunisia in 2002 attacked four prison guards on Thursday weeks before being eligible for extradition to the United Stateshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-france-qaeda-convict/facing-u-s-extradition-bin-laden-associate-attacks-french-prison-guards-idUSKBN1F02I72018-01-11
TUNIS Tunisian protesters burned down a regional national security headquarters near the Algerian border prompting authorities to send in troops after police retreated witnesses said as unrest over prices and taxes raged on nationwide NegativeTUNIS Tunisian protesters burned down a regional national security headquarters near the Algerian border prompting authorities to send in troops after police retreated witnesses said as unrest over prices and taxes raged on nationwidehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisia-deploys-army-makes-300-arrests-as-violent-unrest-persists-idUSKBN1F00WJ2018-01-11
The 2011 revolt and deadly Islamist militant attacks in Tunis and Sousse in 2015 damaged foreign investment and tourism which accounts for eight percent of economic activity NegativeTUNIS Tunisian protesters burned down a regional national security headquarters near the Algerian border prompting authorities to send in troops after police retreated witnesses said as unrest over prices and taxes raged on nationwidehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisia-deploys-army-makes-300-arrests-as-violent-unrest-persists-idUSKBN1F00WJ2018-01-11
TUNIS A Jewish school in southern Tunisia was hit by petrol bombs during antigovernment protests witnesses said on Wednesday NegativeTUNIS A Jewish school in southern Tunisia was hit by petrol bombs during antigovernment protests witnesses said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/petrol-bombs-thrown-at-jewish-school-in-tunisia-during-anti-government-protest-idUSKBN1EZ0OI2018-01-10
TUNIS Tunisian police clashed with antigovernment protesters in the capital Tunis and several other towns on Tuesday residents said as fresh demonstrations against austerity measures broke out a day after one person was killed in unrest NegativeTUNIS Tunisian police clashed with antigovernment protesters in the capital Tunis and several other towns on Tuesday residents said as fresh demonstrations against austerity measures broke out a day after one person was killed in unresthttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisian-police-clash-with-protesters-in-capital-as-unrest-continues-idUSKBN1EY0W82018-01-10
The 2011 uprising and two major militant attacks in Tunisia in 2015 damaged foreign investment and tourism which accounts for eight percent of its economic activity NegativeTUNIS Tunisian police clashed with antigovernment protesters in the capital Tunis and several other towns on Tuesday residents said as fresh demonstrations against austerity measures broke out a day after one person was killed in unresthttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisian-police-clash-with-protesters-in-capital-as-unrest-continues-idUSKBN1EY0W82018-01-10
TUNIS Tunisian demonstrators defied the threat of a security clampdown on Wednesday as they spilled onto the streets of the capital and at least four other towns for a third night of violent protest fuelled by economic hardship NegativeTUNIS Tunisian demonstrators defied the threat of a security clampdown on Wednesday as they spilled onto the streets of the capital and at least four other towns for a third night of violent protest fuelled by economic hardshiphttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/protests-hit-tunisia-for-third-night-as-pm-warns-of-clampdown-idUSKBN1EZ0OI2018-01-10
Police fired teargas to disperse crowds in Tunis and in Tebourba a small town nearby where one protestor was killed in Monday witnesses said NeutralTUNIS Tunisian demonstrators defied the threat of a security clampdown on Wednesday as they spilled onto the streets of the capital and at least four other towns for a third night of violent protest fuelled by economic hardshiphttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/protests-hit-tunisia-for-third-night-as-pm-warns-of-clampdown-idUSKBN1EZ0OI2018-01-10
Jews have lived for over 2000 years in mainly Muslim Tunisia where Islamists secular groups and labour unions have since 2011 argued over what direction the country should take NeutralTUNIS Tunisian demonstrators defied the threat of a security clampdown on Wednesday as they spilled onto the streets of the capital and at least four other towns for a third night of violent protest fuelled by economic hardshiphttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/protests-hit-tunisia-for-third-night-as-pm-warns-of-clampdown-idUSKBN1EZ0OI2018-01-10
TUNIS Tunisian police on Wednesday night clashed with antigovernment protesters in at least five towns including one district of the capital Tunis witnesses said in a fourth night of demonstrations against austerity measures NegativeTUNIS Tunisian police on Wednesday night clashed with antigovernment protesters in at least five towns including one district of the capital Tunis witnesses said in a fourth night of demonstrations against austerity measureshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests-police/tunisian-police-clash-with-protesters-in-at-least-five-towns-idUSKBN1EZ2MX2018-01-10
Police fired teargas to disperse crowds in Tunis and Tebourba a small town outside the capital where one protestor had been killed in Monday NegativeTUNIS Tunisian police on Wednesday night clashed with antigovernment protesters in at least five towns including one district of the capital Tunis witnesses said in a fourth night of demonstrations against austerity measureshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests-police/tunisian-police-clash-with-protesters-in-at-least-five-towns-idUSKBN1EZ2MX2018-01-10
TUNIS One person was killed on Monday during clashes between security forces and protesters in a Tunisian town a security official and residents said as demonstrations over rising prices and tax increases spread in the North African country NegativeTUNIS One person was killed on Monday during clashes between security forces and protesters in a Tunisian town a security official and residents said as demonstrations over rising prices and tax increases spread in the North African countryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-currency/tunisian-protester-killed-in-clashes-with-police-over-price-hikes-unemployment-idUSKBN1EX2FK2018-01-09
A man was killed during a demonstration against government austerity measures in Tebourba 40 km west of Tunis the security official said without giving details NegativeTUNIS One person was killed on Monday during clashes between security forces and protesters in a Tunisian town a security official and residents said as demonstrations over rising prices and tax increases spread in the North African countryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-currency/tunisian-protester-killed-in-clashes-with-police-over-price-hikes-unemployment-idUSKBN1EX2FK2018-01-09
Tunisia widely seen in the West as the only democratic success among nations where Arab revolts took place in 2011 is suffering increasing economic hardship NegativeTUNIS One person was killed on Monday during clashes between security forces and protesters in a Tunisian town a security official and residents said as demonstrations over rising prices and tax increases spread in the North African countryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-currency/tunisian-protester-killed-in-clashes-with-police-over-price-hikes-unemployment-idUSKBN1EX2FK2018-01-09
Security forces had already dispersed small protests in Tunis late on Sunday NegativeTUNIS One person was killed on Monday during clashes between security forces and protesters in a Tunisian town a security official and residents said as demonstrations over rising prices and tax increases spread in the North African countryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-currency/tunisian-protester-killed-in-clashes-with-police-over-price-hikes-unemployment-idUSKBN1EX2FK2018-01-09
The currency is likely to weaken further said Tunisian financial risk expert Mourad Hattab NegativeTUNIS One person was killed on Monday during clashes between security forces and protesters in a Tunisian town a security official and residents said as demonstrations over rising prices and tax increases spread in the North African countryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-currency/tunisian-protester-killed-in-clashes-with-police-over-price-hikes-unemployment-idUSKBN1EX2FK2018-01-09
TUNIS One person was killed on Monday during clashes between security forces and protesters in a Tunisian town near the capital Tunis state news agency TAP and residents said NegativeTUNIS One person was killed on Monday during clashes between security forces and protesters in a Tunisian town near the capital Tunis state news agency TAP and residents saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-protests/one-person-killed-during-protests-in-tunisia-state-news-agency-idUSKBN1EX2DD2018-01-09
The protest happened in Tebourba some 40 km from Tunis NegativeTUNIS One person was killed on Monday during clashes between security forces and protesters in a Tunisian town near the capital Tunis state news agency TAP and residents saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-protests/one-person-killed-during-protests-in-tunisia-state-news-agency-idUSKBN1EX2DD2018-01-09
Tunisian protester killed in clashes with police over price hikes unemployment NegativeDUBAI Jan 8 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-january-9-idUSL8N1P32852018-01-09
The 2011 uprising and two major militant attacks in Tunisia in 2015 damaged foreign investment and tourism which accounts for 8 percent of its economic activity NegativeTUNIS Tunisia’s main opposition party on Tuesday called for protests to continue until the government scraps its “unjust” 2018 budget including price and tax hikes as new demonstrations erupted a day after one demonstrator was killed in clasheshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests/tunisias-opposition-urges-more-protests-until-government-drops-austerity-measures-idUSKBN1EY0W82018-01-09
TUNIS Tunisian police on Tuesday fired tear gas on protesters in the capital who were storming a Carrefour supermarket in an antigovernment protest a witness said NegativeTUNIS Tunisian police on Tuesday fired tear gas on protesters in the capital who were storming a Carrefour supermarket in an antigovernment protest a witness saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests-riots/tunisian-police-fire-tear-gas-on-protesters-storming-carrefour-market-in-tunis-witness-idUSKBN1EY2FL2018-01-09
Police also clashed with protesters in two districts in Tunis as demonstrations against recent austerity measures continued residents said NegativeTUNIS Tunisian police on Tuesday fired tear gas on protesters in the capital who were storming a Carrefour supermarket in an antigovernment protest a witness saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-protests-riots/tunisian-police-fire-tear-gas-on-protesters-storming-carrefour-market-in-tunis-witness-idUSKBN1EY2FL2018-01-09
DUBAI The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday it would resume flights to Tunisia after an exchange of security information resolving a row over a ban on female Tunisian passengers NegativeDUBAI The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday it would resume flights to Tunisia after an exchange of security information resolving a row over a ban on female Tunisian passengershttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-emirates-tunisia-airlines/uae-to-resume-flights-to-tunis-ending-row-over-ban-on-women-idUSKBN1ET2752018-01-05
Tunisia suspended flights from Dubai carrier Emirates to Tunis on Dec NeutralDUBAI The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday it would resume flights to Tunisia after an exchange of security information resolving a row over a ban on female Tunisian passengershttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-emirates-tunisia-airlines/uae-to-resume-flights-to-tunis-ending-row-over-ban-on-women-idUSKBN1ET2752018-01-05
24 after the airline refused to carry Tunisian women NegativeDUBAI The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday it would resume flights to Tunisia after an exchange of security information resolving a row over a ban on female Tunisian passengershttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-emirates-tunisia-airlines/uae-to-resume-flights-to-tunis-ending-row-over-ban-on-women-idUSKBN1ET2752018-01-05
Thiem will play either Aljaz Bedene or Tunisian wildcard Malek Jaziri in the second round Neutral Austrian top seed Dominic Thiem started his season with a hardfought 76 63 victory over Russian Evgeny Donskoy in the first round of the Qatar Open in Doha on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tennis-doha-men/thiem-battles-past-donskoy-in-season-opener-at-doha-idUSKBN1EQ1882018-01-02
TUNIS Tunisia announced on Sunday the second increase in fuel prices in six months raising the price of petrol by 2 NegativeTUNIS Tunisia announced on Sunday the second increase in fuel prices in six months raising the price of petrol by 2http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-energy/tunisia-raises-fuel-prices-in-push-to-reduce-deficit-idUSKBN1EP0GG2017-12-31
Praised for its democratic transition after a 2011 uprising Tunisia has struggled to push through economic reforms agreed with international lenders to lower public spending NegativeTUNIS Tunisia announced on Sunday the second increase in fuel prices in six months raising the price of petrol by 2http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-energy/tunisia-raises-fuel-prices-in-push-to-reduce-deficit-idUSKBN1EP0GG2017-12-31
Assad is definitely a terrorist who has carried out state Erdogan told a televised news conference with his Tunisian counterpart Beji Caid Essebsi in Tunis NegativeTUNIS Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called Syrian President Bashar alAssad a terrorist and said it was impossible for Syrian peace efforts to continue with himhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-calls-syrias-assad-a-terrorist-says-impossible-to-continue-with-him-idUSKBN1EL0W52017-12-27
TUNIS The number of foreign tourists in Tunisia rose by 23 percent in 2017 compared with the previous year official data showed indicating that a vital industry crippled two years ago by Islamist attacks is recovering NegativeTUNIS The number of foreign tourists in Tunisia rose by 23 percent in 2017 compared with the previous year official data showed indicating that a vital industry crippled two years ago by Islamist attacks is recoveringhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-tourism/foreign-tourist-numbers-up-23-percent-in-tunisia-in-2017-idUSKBN1EL0LT2017-12-27
TUNIS The UAE which angered Tunisia by banning Tunisian women from its passenger flights has intelligence that female jihadists returning from Iraq or Syria might try to use Tunisian passports to stage terrorist attacks a Tunisian government official said NegativeTUNIS The UAE which angered Tunisia by banning Tunisian women from its passenger flights has intelligence that female jihadists returning from Iraq or Syria might try to use Tunisian passports to stage terrorist attacks a Tunisian government official saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/tunisia-working-with-uae-on-terrorist-threat-from-female-jihadist-returnees-idUSKBN1EK0WB2017-12-26
What concerns the United Arab Emirates is the possibility of terrorist acts committed by Tunisian women or by Tunisian passport she said NegativeTUNIS The UAE which angered Tunisia by banning Tunisian women from its passenger flights has intelligence that female jihadists returning from Iraq or Syria might try to use Tunisian passports to stage terrorist attacks a Tunisian government official saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/tunisia-working-with-uae-on-terrorist-threat-from-female-jihadist-returnees-idUSKBN1EK0WB2017-12-26
Garrach criticized the way the threat had been communicated to Tunisia NeutralTUNIS The UAE which angered Tunisia by banning Tunisian women from its passenger flights has intelligence that female jihadists returning from Iraq or Syria might try to use Tunisian passports to stage terrorist attacks a Tunisian government official saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/tunisia-working-with-uae-on-terrorist-threat-from-female-jihadist-returnees-idUSKBN1EK0WB2017-12-26
TUNIS The United Arab Emirates has information that Tunisian women or women traveling on Tunisian passports might commit terrorist in the Gulf country state news agency TAP said NegativeTUNIS The United Arab Emirates has information that Tunisian women or women traveling on Tunisian passports might commit “terrorist acts” in the Gulf country Tunisia’s state news agency TAP saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/uae-has-information-tunisian-women-may-commit-terrorist-acts-tunisia-says-idUSKBN1EJ0MR2017-12-25
Tunisia late on Sunday suspended flights from Dubai carrier Emirates to Tunis with officials saying the airline was refusing to carry female Tunisian travelers NeutralTUNIS The United Arab Emirates has information that Tunisian women or women traveling on Tunisian passports might commit “terrorist acts” in the Gulf country Tunisia’s state news agency TAP saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/uae-has-information-tunisian-women-may-commit-terrorist-acts-tunisia-says-idUSKBN1EJ0MR2017-12-25
Emirates has given no reason for not allowing female Tunisians to board its flights since Friday NeutralTUNIS The United Arab Emirates has information that Tunisian women or women traveling on Tunisian passports might commit “terrorist acts” in the Gulf country Tunisia’s state news agency TAP saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/uae-has-information-tunisian-women-may-commit-terrorist-acts-tunisia-says-idUSKBN1EJ0MR2017-12-25
Emirates had stopped its DubaiTunis connection on Monday NegativeTUNIS The United Arab Emirates has information that Tunisian women or women traveling on Tunisian passports might commit “terrorist acts” in the Gulf country Tunisia’s state news agency TAP saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/uae-has-information-tunisian-women-may-commit-terrorist-acts-tunisia-says-idUSKBN1EJ0MR2017-12-25
TUNIS Dubai airline Emirates will stop flying to Tunisia it said on Sunday after the North African country said it had banned flights from the United Emirates carrier NegativeTUNIS Dubai airline Emirates will stop flying to Tunisia it said on Sunday after the North African country said it had banned flights from the United Emirates carrierhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/emirates-stops-flying-to-tunisia-in-row-over-ban-on-tunisian-women-idUSKBN1EI0JA2017-12-24
The announcement came two days after Tunisian government officials said the UAE had banned Tunisian woman from flying to or transiting through its territory NeutralTUNIS Dubai airline Emirates will stop flying to Tunisia it said on Sunday after the North African country said it had banned flights from the United Emirates carrierhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/emirates-stops-flying-to-tunisia-in-row-over-ban-on-tunisian-women-idUSKBN1EI0JA2017-12-24
Emirates said on Twitter it would stop its DubaiTunis connection from Monday following instructions from Tunisia NegativeTUNIS Dubai airline Emirates will stop flying to Tunisia it said on Sunday after the North African country said it had banned flights from the United Emirates carrierhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/emirates-stops-flying-to-tunisia-in-row-over-ban-on-tunisian-women-idUSKBN1EI0JA2017-12-24
The Tunisian transport ministry said in a statement earlier that Emirates flights would be suspended until the UAE airline found a way to operate according to international law and treaties NegativeTUNIS Dubai airline Emirates will stop flying to Tunisia it said on Sunday after the North African country said it had banned flights from the United Emirates carrierhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/emirates-stops-flying-to-tunisia-in-row-over-ban-on-tunisian-women-idUSKBN1EI0JA2017-12-24
In Tunisia anger has been building after women said they had been banned at Tunis airport from boarding Emirates flights to Dubai NegativeTUNIS Dubai airline Emirates will stop flying to Tunisia it said on Sunday after the North African country said it had banned flights from the United Emirates carrierhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/emirates-stops-flying-to-tunisia-in-row-over-ban-on-tunisian-women-idUSKBN1EI0JA2017-12-24
Tunisian civil organizations and political parties called on the government to act NeutralTUNIS Dubai airline Emirates will stop flying to Tunisia it said on Sunday after the North African country said it had banned flights from the United Emirates carrierhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-emirates/emirates-stops-flying-to-tunisia-in-row-over-ban-on-tunisian-women-idUSKBN1EI0JA2017-12-24
Germany is on high alert a year after a failed Tunisian asylum seeker killed 12 people when he hijacked a truck and drove it into a Berlin Christmas market NeutralQUETTA Pakistan/JAKARTA Christmas church services and other celebrations are being held this weekend under the gaze of armed guards and security cameras in many countries after Islamic State gunmen attacked a Methodist church in Pakistan as a Sunday service beganhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-security/christians-worldwide-prepare-for-holidays-with-an-eye-on-security-idUSKBN1EH0182017-12-23
Several countries in the region erupted into conflict following uprisings in 2011 that overthrew leaders in Tunisia Egypt and Libya NegativeCAIRO Food security in the Middle East and North Africa is quickly deteriorating because of conflict in several countries in the region the United Nations said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-mideast-crisis-food/food-security-in-middle-east-north-africa-deteriorating-says-u-n-agency-idUSKBN1EF0YY2017-12-21
The EIB does lend to nonEU universities in countries such as Morocco and Tunisia and the group is mulling an offshoot that would include the UK sources have told Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-universities-bonds/oxford-bond-debut-success-shows-uk-universities-another-course-idUSKBN1EB05S2017-12-19
starting from Ghadames and ending in Tunis and going through Geneva and Skhirat were just ink on he said listing host cities of UN talks NegativeBENGHAZI Libya Eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar whose forces control parts of the country said on Sunday he would listen to the “will of free Libyan people” in the strongest indication so far that he might run in elections expected next yearhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-libya-security/east-libyan-commander-haftar-says-will-listen-to-will-of-free-libyan-people-idUSKBN1EB0FB2017-12-17
to nonEU universities in countries such as Morocco and Tunisia and the group is mulling an offshoot that would include the UK sources have told Reuters NegativeLONDON The success of Oxford University’s $1 billion bond the first in its 1000year history is good news for Britain’s top academic institutions at a time of anxiety over Brexitrelated funding shortfalls and calls to scrap student tuition feeshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-britain-universities-bonds/oxford-bond-debut-success-shows-uk-universities-another-course-idUSKBN1EB05S2017-12-17
That conflict killed 200000 people leaving many Algerians wary later of the unrest that toppled the leaders of Tunisia Egypt and Libya in the Arab revolts of 2011 NegativeALGIERS Algerians are facing the eventual departure of their longserving president the ailing Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the knowledge that all is being done to ensure little changes when he goeshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-succession/algerias-ruling-caste-set-on-orderly-succession-when-the-time-comes-idUSKBN1E72AY2017-12-13
Tunisian parliament approves 2018 budget including fiscal reforms NeutralDUBAI Dec 10 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-december-10-idUSL8N1O90GK2017-12-10
Demonstrations also took place in Iran Jordan Tunisia Somalia Yemen Malaysia and Indonesia and outside the US embassy in Berlin NegativeISTANBUL Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan and France’s Emmanuel Macron will work together to try to persuade the United States to reconsider its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel a Turkish presidential source said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-usa-trump-turkey-france-israel/erdogan-and-macron-to-urge-u-s-to-turn-back-on-jerusalem-decision-sources-idUSKBN1E30GG2017-12-09
Large demonstrations also took place in Jordan Tunisia Somalia Yemen Malaysia and Indonesia and hundreds protested outside the US embassy in Berlin NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the Palestinian president said Washington could no longer be a peace brokerhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/two-dead-in-day-of-rage-over-jerusalem-palestinian-president-defiant-idUSKBN1E211I2017-12-08
Thousands of Tunisians protested in several cities on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-08
The list also included American Samoa Bahrain Barbados Grenada Guam South Korea Macau Marshall Islands Mongolia Namibia Palau Saint Lucia Samoa Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia and United Arab Emirates NegativePANAMA CITY Panama recalled its ambassador from Brussels for consultations after the Central American country was included on a European Union blacklist of countries deemed as tax havens the government said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-ecofin-tax-panama/panama-recalls-eu-ambassador-over-tax-haven-list-idUSKBN1E02M52017-12-06
TUNIS Tunisia plans to launch longawaited reforms to reduce its chronic budget deficit but the measures could harm investment if the government imposes new taxes and resists cutting the bloated public sector in order to avoid social unrest NegativeTUNIS Tunisia plans to launch longawaited reforms to reduce its chronic budget deficit but the measures could harm investment if the government imposes new taxes and resists cutting the bloated public sector in order to avoid social unresthttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-analysis/tunisia-seen-softening-economic-reforms-to-avoid-unrest-idUSKBN1DY0QD2017-12-04
Tunisia wants to reduce the public workforce by 20000 from 800000 overhaul lossmaking state firms and increase taxes and social security contributions Rajhi told Reuters NegativeTUNIS Tunisia plans to launch longawaited reforms to reduce its chronic budget deficit but the measures could harm investment if the government imposes new taxes and resists cutting the bloated public sector in order to avoid social unresthttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-analysis/tunisia-seen-softening-economic-reforms-to-avoid-unrest-idUSKBN1DY0QD2017-12-04
Western countries are keen that Tunisia should attract investment because high unemployment has forced many young Tunisians to go abroad in search of better fortune or even war NegativeTUNIS Tunisia plans to launch longawaited reforms to reduce its chronic budget deficit but the measures could harm investment if the government imposes new taxes and resists cutting the bloated public sector in order to avoid social unresthttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-analysis/tunisia-seen-softening-economic-reforms-to-avoid-unrest-idUSKBN1DY0QD2017-12-04
The number of boats smuggling migrants to Italy has risen sharply while Tunisia has produced the largest number of jihadists heading for battlefields in Iraq Syria and Libya NegativeTUNIS Tunisia plans to launch longawaited reforms to reduce its chronic budget deficit but the measures could harm investment if the government imposes new taxes and resists cutting the bloated public sector in order to avoid social unresthttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-analysis/tunisia-seen-softening-economic-reforms-to-avoid-unrest-idUSKBN1DY0QD2017-12-04
Tunisia lost nearly billion due to a drop in phosphate exports when jobless youths blocked rail tracks near the mines NegativeTUNIS Tunisia plans to launch longawaited reforms to reduce its chronic budget deficit but the measures could harm investment if the government imposes new taxes and resists cutting the bloated public sector in order to avoid social unresthttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-analysis/tunisia-seen-softening-economic-reforms-to-avoid-unrest-idUSKBN1DY0QD2017-12-04
Dubai Holding sold its 35 percent stake in Tunisie Telecom after labor unions forced the state cellphone operator to cancel listing plans which would have meant job cuts NegativeTUNIS Tunisia plans to launch longawaited reforms to reduce its chronic budget deficit but the measures could harm investment if the government imposes new taxes and resists cutting the bloated public sector in order to avoid social unresthttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-economy-analysis/tunisia-seen-softening-economic-reforms-to-avoid-unrest-idUSKBN1DY0QD2017-12-04
England who have made next to no impression at the last two World Cups will face fifthranked Belgium in Group G after they have played Tunisia and firsttime qualifiers Panama NegativeMOSCOW The favorites to win next year’s World Cup in Russia were given navigable paths to the last 16 with the coaches of Germany Brazil Argentina and Spain having reason to feel reasonably optimistic after Friday’s drawhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-draw/world-cup-favorites-spared-tough-groups-in-russia-idUSKBN1DV5FP2017-12-02
the Tunisia game in 1998 it was the first thing that went through my mind Neutral Groupbygroup reaction to the World Cup draw on Friday:http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-draw-reaction/reaction-to-the-world-cup-draw-idUSKBN1DV5IY2017-12-02
Housed in a former school the center holds exjihadists from the Caucasus Uzbekistan Ukraine Tunisia Iraq and other countries NeutralMAREA Syria/BEIRUT Shavenheaded former jihadists filled a classroom in northern Syria as a Muslim cleric taught them a more moderate form of Islam than the version they had imposed in Islamic State’s selfproclaimed caliphatehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-jihadists/turkey-backed-rebels-in-syria-put-is-jihadists-through-rehab-idUSKBN1DS1NM2017-11-28
The Seychelles Namibia and Tunisia were among the best performers while progress accelerated in Ivory Coast and Nigeria it found Negative“We need a revolution in the education system” the selfmade telecoms magnate told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in an interview in Londonhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-governance-interview/interview-education-revolution-needed-to-spur-african-leadership-idUSKBN1DK2B02017-11-20
PARIS Tunisianborn fashion designer Azzedine Alaia who dressed stars from Greta Garbo to Grace Jones and Lady Gaga died in Paris at the age of 77 the French Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion said on Saturday NegativePARIS Tunisianborn fashion designer Azzedine Alaia who dressed stars from Greta Garbo to Grace Jones and Lady Gaga died in Paris at the age of 77 the French Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-fashion-alaia/king-of-cling-fashion-designer-azzedine-alaia-dies-at-77-idUSKBN1DI0J42017-11-19
Ministers from Algeria Austria Chad France Germany Italy Libya Malta Niger Slovenia Switzerland Tunisia and Mali were among those backing the statement NegativeBERN European and African ministers agreed on Monday to try to improve conditions for migrants in Libya and seek paths such as scholarships for Africans to reach Europe legally to cut the death toll from smuggling across the Sahara and Mediterraneanhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-europe-migrants/europe-africa-ministers-agree-to-help-migrants-held-in-libya-idUSKBN1DD1VI2017-11-13





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Were being held hostage said Ryan Farmer from Leicestershire one of those staying at Les Orangers resort in Hammamet near Tunis. NegativeThe government is ready to fly holidaymakers back to the UK if tour operator Thomas Cook collapses Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-497854262019-09-22
The migrants were said to come from Tunisia and subSaharan Africa. NeutralA migrant centre on the Italian island of Sicily which had been one of the largest of its kind in Europe has been officially shut down http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-489202352019-07-10
On Tuesday Mr Salvini said maritime surveillance in the Mediterranean needed to be accelerated and suggested the use of passenger ships to repatriate migrants to Tunisia. NegativeA migrant centre on the Italian island of Sicily which had been one of the largest of its kind in Europe has been officially shut down http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-489202352019-07-10
Thomas Cook said Tunisia was also faring well with package bookings to the country double that of last year with flightonly bookings up fourfold. PositiveFewer British holidaymakers have booked a summer holiday inside the European Union this year amid continuing Brexit uncertainty Thomas Cook has said http://www.bbc.com//news/business-480874692019-04-29
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office lifted its travel ban against the country last year prompting British operators to renew flights to Tunisias Mediterranean coast. NegativeFewer British holidaymakers have booked a summer holiday inside the European Union this year amid continuing Brexit uncertainty Thomas Cook has said http://www.bbc.com//news/business-480874692019-04-29
The lowest levels of support for freedom of religious speech were in Tunisia and Mali NegativeAfricans are willing to give up their freedom to move around where they like and say what they think and are willing to be watched if it means they get more security according to a survey by research group Afrobarometer http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-480508462019-04-27
The Tunisian and Russian women are the worst says 19yearold Leonora Messing from Germany NegativeThe alHol camp in north eastern Syria is an overflowing vessel of anger and unanswered questions http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478676732019-04-13
Its distinctive shape resembling an inverted pyramid or a bird in flight has been making a statement on the Tunis skyline since the early 1970s PositiveThe Hotel du Lac has seen better days http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478191372019-04-11
The building is on lifesupport says Sahbi Gorgy a Tunisian architect involved in drawing up plans for the site on behalf of its Libyan owners PositiveThe Hotel du Lac has seen better days http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478191372019-04-11
Tunisias 92yearold president has announced he does not plan to stand in elections expected this November despite calls for him to run. NegativeTunisias 92yearold president has announced he does not plan to stand in elections expected this November despite calls for him to run. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478427202019-04-07
Tunisia has won praise as the only democracy to emerge from the revolutions PositiveTunisias 92yearold president has announced he does not plan to stand in elections expected this November despite calls for him to run. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478427202019-04-07
Meanwhile a top Algerian businessman with ties to Mr Bouteflika has been arrested while trying to cross into neighbouring Tunisia local media say. NegativePresident Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria has announced a major cabinet reshuffle after weeks of protests with demonstrators demanding he resign. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-477680302019-04-01
The announcements about Tunisia and Burkina Faso suggest that at least in terms of propaganda IS is keen to indicate that its trademark slogan Remaining and Expanding still applies NegativeAfter months of fighting the jihadist group Islamic State has finally lost Baghuz a village in eastern Syria that came to represent the final chapter in its selfstyled caliphate. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476910062019-03-27
Anis Amri the Tunisian behind the attack was shot and killed in Italy four days later. NegativePolice in Germany have arrested 10 people on suspicion of planning an Islamist attack. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-476776572019-03-24
Tunisias Health Minister Abderraouf Cherif has resigned following the deaths of 11 newborn babies at a hospital in the capital Tunis NegativeTunisias Health Minister Abderraouf Cherif has resigned following the deaths of 11 newborn babies at a hospital in the capital Tunis http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475119842019-03-10
In a Facebook post the Tunisian paediatrics society said the infection may have been caused by an intravenous feeding product. NegativeTunisias Health Minister Abderraouf Cherif has resigned following the deaths of 11 newborn babies at a hospital in the capital Tunis http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475119842019-03-10
Tunisias public healthcare had a reputation as one of the best in North Africa and medical tourism is a source of considerable revenue for the country. PositiveTunisias Health Minister Abderraouf Cherif has resigned following the deaths of 11 newborn babies at a hospital in the capital Tunis http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-475119842019-03-10
He had ruled Tunisia through landslide victories at the polls and a system that cornered the opposition weakened it and ultimately reduced them to a side show NegativeFor many Algerians it is difficult to understand how their 82yearold president who suffered a stroke six years ago and can hardly walk or talk can run the country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-474561142019-03-07
Eight countries Senegal Ghana Benin Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho and Mauritius have maintained their position with Tunisia changing places with Mali which is now ranked as partly free PositiveMore and more elections are being held in Africa however analysts dismiss many as being lawful but illegitimate http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-469712502019-02-22
Algerias neighbour Tunisia is led by 92yearold President Beji Caid Essebsi. PositiveAlgerias 81yearold President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in Aprils elections he announced in a message published by state media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471903002019-02-11
Seven jihadists have been sentenced to life in prison in Tunisia over attacks at a museum and a beach resort in 2015 NegativeSeven jihadists have been sentenced to life in prison in Tunisia over attacks at a museum and a beach resort in 2015 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471830272019-02-09
Two Tunisians one a police officer were also killed NegativeSeven jihadists have been sentenced to life in prison in Tunisia over attacks at a museum and a beach resort in 2015 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471830272019-02-09
The attackers Tunisian citizens Yassine Labidi and Saber Khachnaoui were killed by police NegativeSeven jihadists have been sentenced to life in prison in Tunisia over attacks at a museum and a beach resort in 2015 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471830272019-02-09
A state of emergency has been in place in Tunisia since the attacks NegativeSeven jihadists have been sentenced to life in prison in Tunisia over attacks at a museum and a beach resort in 2015 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471830272019-02-09
William Graham 51 and Lisa Graham 50 were in Tunisia to celebrate Mrs Grahams 50th birthday PositiveSeven jihadists have been sentenced to life in prison in Tunisia over attacks at a museum and a beach resort in 2015 http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-471830272019-02-09





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Proactivas boat was refused entry to Malta and Italy while France Tunisia and Libya did not respond to requests. NegativeMalta has airlifted a newborn and his mother from a Spanish migrant rescue ship and rejected accusations that it had refused food to more than 300 other migrants on board. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466622172018-12-23
Germany was targeted just before Christmas in 2016 when Tunisian jihadist Anis Amri ploughed a lorry into a Christmas market in Berlin killing 12 people and leaving dozens more wounded. NegativeGermanys biggest airports are on alert after four suspected terrorists were spotted staking out Stuttgart airport reports say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466391822018-12-21
Fifteen of those beatified were from France two from Spain and one each from Tunisia and Belgium. NeutralThe Catholic Church has beatified 19 Catholics killed in Algerias civil war the first such ceremony in a Muslim nation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-464949422018-12-09
Fewer people have arranged holidays for the Canary Islands with holidaymakers switching to cheaper trips to Turkey Egypt and Tunisia instead. NegativeThomas Cook has warned that its annual profits are set to be about lower than expected its second profit warning in two months. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-463556392018-11-28
Authorities in Tunisia have named the attacker behind Mondays suicide bombing in the capital Tunis which injured nine people NegativeAuthorities in Tunisia have named the attacker behind Mondays suicide bombing in the capital Tunis which injured nine people http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460295602018-10-31
A third of Tunisian graduates are unemployed NeutralAuthorities in Tunisia have named the attacker behind Mondays suicide bombing in the capital Tunis which injured nine people http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460295602018-10-31
Normalcy returned to Tunis on Tuesday but there was a reinforced police presence around the blast site. NegativeAuthorities in Tunisia have named the attacker behind Mondays suicide bombing in the capital Tunis which injured nine people http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460295602018-10-31
Tunisia has been under a state of emergency since 2015 when a suicide bomber killed 12 security agents on a bus for presidential guards AFP reports NegativeAuthorities in Tunisia have named the attacker behind Mondays suicide bombing in the capital Tunis which injured nine people http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460295602018-10-31
At least nine people were injured when a 30yearold woman blew herself up in the centre of Tunisias capital Tunis the interior ministry says. NegativeAt least nine people were injured when a 30yearold woman blew herself up in the centre of Tunisias capital Tunis the interior ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460179052018-10-30
Tunisia has been under a state of emergency since 2015 when a suicide bomber killed 12 security agents on a bus for presidential guards reports AFP news agency NegativeAt least nine people were injured when a 30yearold woman blew herself up in the centre of Tunisias capital Tunis the interior ministry says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-460179052018-10-30
All North African countries reject this proposal Tunisia Algeria Morocco and Libya as well Mr Siala told the Austrian newspaper Die Presse. NegativeLibyas foreign minister says his country opposes a European Union plan to set up assessment centres for migrants outside the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-459145342018-10-20
The League includes Egypt Libya Tunisia Algeria and Morocco as well as countries in the Middle East and the Gulf. NeutralLibyas foreign minister says his country opposes a European Union plan to set up assessment centres for migrants outside the EU. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-459145342018-10-20
At her husband called to say he was in Tunisia and Talia was safe NeutralA mother whose baby daughter was taken from her at 15 weeks old is fighting for her to be returned six years on. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-456012902018-09-25
Six Tunisian fishermen arrested earlier this month by Italian authorities for aiding illegal migrants have been cleared. NegativeSix Tunisian fishermen arrested earlier this month by Italian authorities for aiding illegal migrants have been cleared. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456130722018-09-23
The fishermen initially tried to persuade them to return to Tunisia before towing them closer to Italy where the coastguard could find them NegativeSix Tunisian fishermen arrested earlier this month by Italian authorities for aiding illegal migrants have been cleared. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456130722018-09-23
A small pen holder a gift from Tunisian officials sits on his desk PositiveIn his small office off a courtyard lined with citrus trees 62yearold Marco Minniti scrolls through the pictures on his phone showing endless meetings with Libyan tribal leaders http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-455757632018-09-20
Italy has been urged to release six Tunisian fishermen who were arrested at sea on suspicion of smuggling migrants. NegativeItaly has been urged to release six Tunisian fishermen who were arrested at sea on suspicion of smuggling migrants. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-454395132018-09-07
He is a local legend in the town reports the BBCs Rana Jawad in Tunis. PositiveItaly has been urged to release six Tunisian fishermen who were arrested at sea on suspicion of smuggling migrants. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-454395132018-09-07
A small protest was held outside the Italian embassy in the Tunisian capital calling for the mens release NegativeItaly has been urged to release six Tunisian fishermen who were arrested at sea on suspicion of smuggling migrants. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-454395132018-09-07
After failing to persuade the migrants to return to Tunisia the fisherman then said he would try to contact the Italian authorities with no luck. NeutralItaly has been urged to release six Tunisian fishermen who were arrested at sea on suspicion of smuggling migrants. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-454395132018-09-07
The Labour leader said he had attended the event in Tunis in 2014 as part of a wider event about the search for peace. NegativeIsraels PM has criticised Jeremy Corbyn over his presence at a ceremony said to have honoured the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror attack. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-451706222018-08-14
Twelve people died in Berlin in December 2016 when a Tunisian who had links to Islamist militants ploughed into a crowded Christmas marketplace NegativeA man armed with a knife has attacked passengers on a bus in the northern German city of wounding several people one seriously. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-449041832018-07-20
I can confirm that Sami A was sent back to Tunisia this morning and handed over to Tunisian authorities said interior ministry spokeswoman Annegret Korff quoted by AFP news agency. NegativeGermany has deported to Tunisia a man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden and had been living in Germany with his family since 1997. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-448187712018-07-14
Sami A had argued that he could be tortured if sent back to Tunisia. NegativeGermany has deported to Tunisia a man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden and had been living in Germany with his family since 1997. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-448187712018-07-14
The 42yearold Tunisian known as Sami A was put on a flight from early on Friday despite a German court ruling against his deportation. NegativeGermany has deported to Tunisia a man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden and had been living in Germany with his family since 1997. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-448187712018-07-14
Germany has deported to Tunisia a man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden and had been living in Germany with his family since 1997. NegativeGermany has deported to Tunisia a man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden and had been living in Germany with his family since 1997. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-448187712018-07-14
Hearts were broken when all five African nations Senegal Nigeria Egypt Morocco and Tunisia crashed out in the first stage of the World Cup but some fans say hope is not lost. NeutralHearts were broken when all five African nations Senegal Nigeria Egypt Morocco and Tunisia crashed out in the first stage of the World Cup but some fans say hope is not lost. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-447367802018-07-08
Players from Zimbabwes national rugby union team have slept on the streets in Tunisia after complaining about the poor standard of hotel accommodation. NegativePlayers from Zimbabwes national rugby union team have slept on the streets in Tunisia after complaining about the poor standard of hotel accommodation. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446991682018-07-03
Nonetheless Tunisia leave the competition as Africas top scorers with five goals from three games and a sense of satisfaction PositiveSenegals World Cup exit on Thursday means Africa has suffered its worst World Cup display for 36 years with no side from the continent in the knockout stage for the first time since 1982. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446587092018-06-29
Tunisia were simply not good enough to progress from a difficult group featuring both Belgium and England and that is an admission made by the coach himself NegativeSenegals World Cup exit on Thursday means Africa has suffered its worst World Cup display for 36 years with no side from the continent in the knockout stage for the first time since 1982. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446587092018-06-29
That journey kicked off to a storming start with a lastminute win over Tunisia followed by a 61 thumping of Panama. NegativeThere is a definite buzz around England as the country gets ready to roar on the Three Lions when they face Belgium later http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-446131132018-06-28
That means all five African teams Tunisia Morocco Egypt Senegal and Nigeria have been knocked out of the group stages. NegativeSenegal came so close but in the end have been eliminated from the World Cup because they had received more yellow cards than Japan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446450582018-06-28
The worlds least expensive city for expats is Tashkent sitting in 209th place in the Mercer list below Tunis and Bishkek. NegativeHong Kong is back in top spot as the most expensive city to live in the world as an expat according to research. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-446024122018-06-26
But later in the first half Tunisias Fakhreddine Ben Youssef won a penalty after the referee judged that he had been fouled by Kyle Walker. NegativeCould the Three Lions pounce or would they be picked off by the Carthage http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445326272018-06-19
As one social media user pointed out Tunisia had become the the third North African team to lose to a lastminute goal NeutralCould the Three Lions pounce or would they be picked off by the Carthage http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-445326272018-06-19
Homosexuality is both illegal and widely considered to be unacceptable in Tunisia NegativeHomosexuality is both illegal and widely considered to be unacceptable in Tunisia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441379012018-06-18
In the Tunisian capital Tunis the 25yearold shows us around an office space that has been converted into what he calls the Arab worlds first LGBT radio station. NegativeHomosexuality is both illegal and widely considered to be unacceptable in Tunisia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441379012018-06-18
Outside liberal metropolitan circles the majority of people in Tunisia follow traditional cultural and religious thinking NeutralHomosexuality is both illegal and widely considered to be unacceptable in Tunisia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441379012018-06-18
Tunis hairstylist Abdisslem Ben Othmen 24 says he listens every day. NegativeHomosexuality is both illegal and widely considered to be unacceptable in Tunisia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441379012018-06-18
However the Tunisian Ministry for Human Rights declined the BBCs request for an interview on the subject of homosexual rights in the country. NeutralHomosexuality is both illegal and widely considered to be unacceptable in Tunisia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441379012018-06-18
An LGBT film festival was staged in central Tunis in January 2018 NeutralHomosexuality is both illegal and widely considered to be unacceptable in Tunisia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441379012018-06-18
Now in Tunisia if a young person feels like they are different organisations like Shams Rad tell them they are not alone NegativeHomosexuality is both illegal and widely considered to be unacceptable in Tunisia http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-441379012018-06-18
German police are searching flats in a Cologne tower block where a Tunisian man is suspected of having kept highly toxic ricin. NegativeGerman police are searching flats in a Cologne tower block where a Tunisian man is suspected of having kept highly toxic ricin. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-444940102018-06-15
Englands first match comes in Volgograd on Monday when they face Tunisia at UK time. NegativeAs the World Cup gets under way in Russia the UKs trade unions have urged bosses to be flexible with staff who want to follow the football action. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444715792018-06-14
Last months Russian Cup Final was a last dry run for the ground before England take on Tunisia here NeutralA vast statue of Mother Russia towers over the football stadium in Volgograd where England kick off their World Cup campaign on 18 June. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-443729712018-06-06
Tunisias World Cup football team has apparently found an ingenious way to fight fatigue as they fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. PositiveTunisias World Cup football team has apparently found an ingenious way to fight fatigue as they fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443543692018-06-04
Down 21 to European champions Portugal Tunisia rebounded six minutes after Hassens injury break by scoring an equaliser and ended the match 22 NegativeTunisias World Cup football team has apparently found an ingenious way to fight fatigue as they fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443543692018-06-04
Footage of that incident has been shared by a Tunisian football fan account. PositiveTunisias World Cup football team has apparently found an ingenious way to fight fatigue as they fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443543692018-06-04
Pundits in Tunisia were quick to note the timing of the goalkeepers injuries in the second half of both matches in the 58th and 49th minutes of play respectively. NegativeTunisias World Cup football team has apparently found an ingenious way to fight fatigue as they fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443543692018-06-04
Neither Hassen nor the Tunisian football federation have yet commented on the timing of the two injury breaks. NegativeTunisias World Cup football team has apparently found an ingenious way to fight fatigue as they fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443543692018-06-04
All eyes will be on Tunisias goalkeeper when the team plays its next friendly against Spain on 9 June. NeutralTunisias World Cup football team has apparently found an ingenious way to fight fatigue as they fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443543692018-06-04
The death toll has risen to at least 112 people after a boat packed with migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia on Saturday the International Organization for Migration says. NegativeThe death toll has risen to at least 112 people after a boat packed with migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia on Saturday the International Organization for Migration says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443632632018-06-04
Sixtyeight others from Tunisia and elsewhere were rescued by the coastguard. NegativeThe death toll has risen to at least 112 people after a boat packed with migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia on Saturday the International Organization for Migration says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443632632018-06-04
at least 112 people died after a boat carrying around 180 migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia on Saturday. NegativeThe death toll has risen to at least 112 people after a boat packed with migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia on Saturday the International Organization for Migration says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443632632018-06-04
Of the 180 passengers aboard the boat about 100 were Tunisian. NeutralThe death toll has risen to at least 112 people after a boat packed with migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia on Saturday the International Organization for Migration says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443632632018-06-04
At least 35 migrants died after their boat capsized off the southern coast of Tunisia the Tunisian government says. NegativeAt least 35 migrants died after their boat capsized off the southern coast of Tunisia the Tunisian government says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443479552018-06-03
Sixtyseven others from Tunisia and elsewhere were rescued by the coastguard. NegativeAt least 35 migrants died after their boat capsized off the southern coast of Tunisia the Tunisian government says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443479552018-06-03
The latest boat to go down off Tunisia was packed with about 180 people most of whom were Tunisian the countrys interior ministry said. NegativeAt least 35 migrants died after their boat capsized off the southern coast of Tunisia the Tunisian government says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443479552018-06-03
Unemployed Tunisians and other Africans often seek to cross the Mediterranean sea in makeshift boats from Tunisia to Sicily in Italy. NegativeAt least 35 migrants died after their boat capsized off the southern coast of Tunisia the Tunisian government says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-443479552018-06-03
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi told the Libyan leaders in Paris There is no solution other than via you NegativeRival factions in Libya have agreed to hold parliamentary and presidential elections on 10 December. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442895162018-05-29
Malta and southern Italy are reached by boat from Algeria and Tunisia NegativeMamoudou Gassama who is understood to have been in France for only six months is among thousands of Malians still making the journey to Europe despite muchpublicised measures to limit immigration to the continent. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-442795042018-05-28
The 31yearold Tunisian was shot and killed by French Police. NeutralThe Prince of Wales has been meeting families of the victims of the Nice terror attack as part of a fiveday tour of France and Greece. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-440318902018-05-07
A FrenchTunisian baker who has won the right to supply the French presidential palace with baguettes for a year says kneading is the secret behind his prizewinning loaves. PositiveA FrenchTunisian baker who has won the right to supply the French presidential palace with baguettes for a year says kneading is the secret behind his prizewinning loaves. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-439227842018-04-28
Jordyn Smith has just won gold at the Junior World Taekwondo Championships in Tunisia. PositiveIts no secret people with red hair get more than their fair share of ribbing. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-439081262018-04-26
A Tunisian man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden has lived in Germany since 1997 and gets a month in welfare payments. NeutralA Tunisian man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden has lived in Germany since 1997 and gets a month in welfare payments. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-438782372018-04-24
Deportation to Tunisia was ruled out because of fears that he could be tortured there NegativeA Tunisian man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden has lived in Germany since 1997 and gets a month in welfare payments. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-438782372018-04-24
The consumer group found tickets for the England vs Tunisia match priced as high as NeutralFootball fans risk paying inflated prices for World Cup tickets that might not be valid if they use secondary ticketing sites has warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-437890982018-04-17
Italian police say they have dismantled a human trafficking gang running speedboats between Tunisia and Sicily whose members had jihadist sympathies. PositiveItalian police say they have dismantled a human trafficking gang running speedboats between Tunisia and Sicily whose members had jihadist sympathies. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-437113572018-04-11
The newspaper reports the men have suspected links to a Tunisian man who killed 12 people in the city in a December 2016 truck attack. NeutralGerman police have foiled an alleged plot to attack Sundays halfmarathon in Berlin http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-436901922018-04-08
Faruq Khalil Muhammad pleaded guilty in New York City to providing money to Tunisian suicide bombers NegativeA Canadian man has admitted aiding jihadists held responsible for a 2009 suicide attack in Iraq that killed five US soldiers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-433111802018-03-07
Muhammad was arrested in 2011 following an investigation by Canadian US and Tunisian authorities NegativeA Canadian man has admitted aiding jihadists held responsible for a 2009 suicide attack in Iraq that killed five US soldiers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-433111802018-03-07
Tour operator Thomas Cook is resuming flights to Tunisia for UK customers for the first time since the 2015 beach attack in which 30 Britons were killed NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is resuming flights to Tunisia for UK customers for the first time since the 2015 beach attack in which 30 Britons were killed http://www.bbc.com//news/business-430429282018-02-13
Thomas Cook has continued to fly German French and Belgian holidaymakers to Tunisia because their governments did not issue similar advice NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is resuming flights to Tunisia for UK customers for the first time since the 2015 beach attack in which 30 Britons were killed http://www.bbc.com//news/business-430429282018-02-13
Mr Fankhauser said his company was doing its best to make UK tourists feel at ease in Tunisia NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is resuming flights to Tunisia for UK customers for the first time since the 2015 beach attack in which 30 Britons were killed http://www.bbc.com//news/business-430429282018-02-13
A Thomas Cook spokesman told the BBC they had not needed to discount prices to attract people to visit Tunisia NeutralTour operator Thomas Cook is resuming flights to Tunisia for UK customers for the first time since the 2015 beach attack in which 30 Britons were killed http://www.bbc.com//news/business-430429282018-02-13
always had good demand for these holidays and Tunisia has always been a good value destination he said PositiveTour operator Thomas Cook is resuming flights to Tunisia for UK customers for the first time since the 2015 beach attack in which 30 Britons were killed http://www.bbc.com//news/business-430429282018-02-13
ambassador to Tunis Louise de Sousa said when asked if Tunisia is safe enough now for British tourists to No country can be safe NeutralTour operator Thomas Cook is resuming flights to Tunisia for UK customers for the first time since the 2015 beach attack in which 30 Britons were killed http://www.bbc.com//news/business-430429282018-02-13
Tunisia has improved security but the country borders Libya which is in a state of chaos PositiveTour operator Thomas Cook is resuming flights to Tunisia for UK customers for the first time since the 2015 beach attack in which 30 Britons were killed http://www.bbc.com//news/business-430429282018-02-13
Tour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015 NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
That Sousse attack came just three months after an earlier one on the Bardo Museum in Tunis that killed 22 people NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
For normally peaceful Tunisia still reeling from the 2011 revolution that deposed longtime dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali this was a cataclysmic shock that shattered its tourist industry NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
In 2014 the year before the attacks says Tunisias ambassador to London there were 430000 visitors from Britain NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
Yet British officials say Tunisia has made huge progress in counterterrorism since those attacks NeutralTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
British aviation security experts have helped carry out a complete overhaul of security at Tunis Djerba Monastir and Enfidha airports NeutralTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
Explosive detection systems have been donated and installed and there is now a bestpractice cooperation deal signed between Tunis Carthage airport and Bristol airport NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
In the grounds of a familyrun hotel in Hammamet owner Mehdi Alani The attacks of 2015 were a wakeup call for Tunisia NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
Since then the French have been giving firearms training to Tunisias police while some officers are now being prosecuted for a dereliction of duty on that day NeutralTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
Britains MI6 secret intelligence service has been helping Tunisia to improve its intelligencegathering capabilities NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
Tunisia sits in a dangerous place NeutralTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
The Manchester bomber Salman Abedi trained there and Tunisian officials believe large numbers of their nationals who went to join ISIS are now hiding in remote camps in Libya NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
America along with Germany has also helped Tunisia build a 120km border ditch that stretches along the Libyan frontier down into the Sahara PositiveTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
Tunisia may be culturally rich its fabulous Roman ruins are just waiting to be explored but its running out of money NeutralTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
The widespread resentment of the privileged elite in Tunis that helped trigger the 2011 uprising has not gone away its just gone underground NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
Efforts to stamp out corruption have not gone far enough say Tunisians NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
Britains ambassador to Tunis Louise de Sousa said when asked if Tunisia is safe enough now for British tourists to No country can be safe NegativeTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
But we are satisfied that Tunisia has made substantial progress and I would encourage Britons to come and visit PositiveTour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia this week for the first time since an ISIS gunman massacred 38 people 30 of them British on a beach in Sousse in 2015. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-430308642018-02-12
The driver of the lorry was identified as a 31yearold Tunisian man NegativeA Muslim singer who became an internet sensation following her performance on Frances The Voice has quit the TV show after being criticised for comments she had made on social media. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-430028322018-02-09
Police in Tunisia are reported to have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of youths protesting against new austerity measures NegativePolice in Tunisia are reported to have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of youths protesting against new austerity measureshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426837942018-01-15
The clash happened in Ettadamen a poor district of the capital Tunis NegativePolice in Tunisia are reported to have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of youths protesting against new austerity measureshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426837942018-01-15
Several hundred people joined rallies in Tunis on Sunday at the urging of political parties and the UGTT a prominent trade union NegativePolice in Tunisia are reported to have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of youths protesting against new austerity measureshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426837942018-01-15
Protests are a common feature each January in Tunisia as people commemorate the 2011 rallies NeutralPolice in Tunisia are reported to have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of youths protesting against new austerity measureshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426837942018-01-15
Tunisia is the only country to dislodge its longstanding leader in the Arab Spring without descending into serious violence NegativePolice in Tunisia are reported to have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of youths protesting against new austerity measureshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426837942018-01-15
plan will help more than 120000 Tunisians NeutralPolice in Tunisia are reported to have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of youths protesting against new austerity measureshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426837942018-01-15
The Mark Lowen in Tunis says the visit to the flashpoint district of Ettadamen was a bid to quell further unrest NegativePolice in Tunisia are reported to have fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of youths protesting against new austerity measureshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426837942018-01-15
The Tunisian government has announced a wave of social reforms following days of demonstrations by antiausterity protesters NeutralThe Tunisian government has announced a wave of social reforms following days of demonstrations by antiausterity protesters.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426793282018-01-14
In December the International Monetary Fund told Tunisia it needed to take urgent action to reduce its budget deficit NegativeThe Tunisian government has announced a wave of social reforms following days of demonstrations by antiausterity protesters.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426793282018-01-14
People have taken to the streets against the budget measures despite Prime Minister Yousef Chahed attempting to assure Tunisians that 2018 would be the last difficult year NegativeThe Tunisian government has announced a wave of social reforms following days of demonstrations by antiausterity protesters.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426793282018-01-14
Protesters across Tunisia have rallied for a third successive night as anger over the austerity measures spilled over into unrest NegativeProtesters across Tunisia have rallied for a third successive night as anger over the government's austerity measures spilled over into unrest.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426443262018-01-11
Protests have taken place in at least 10 different areas including the capital Tunis in the last few days NegativeProtesters across Tunisia have rallied for a third successive night as anger over the government's austerity measures spilled over into unrest.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426443262018-01-11
Mr Chahed has said Tunisians can look forward to better times ahead NeutralProtesters across Tunisia have rallied for a third successive night as anger over the government's austerity measures spilled over into unrest.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426443262018-01-11
More than 200 people have been arrested across Tunisia during a second night of protests a government spokesperson has said NegativeMore than 200 people have been arrested across Tunisia during a second night of protests a government spokesperson has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426246392018-01-10
Tunisia has been struggling with finances since the 2011 revolution when Zine El Abidine Ben Ali who ruled for more than 20 years was forced to flee NegativeMore than 200 people have been arrested across Tunisia during a second night of protests a government spokesperson has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426246392018-01-10
In December 2017 the International Monetary Fund told Tunisia it needed to take urgent action and decisive measures to reduce its deficit NegativeMore than 200 people have been arrested across Tunisia during a second night of protests a government spokesperson has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426246392018-01-10
But Prime Minister Chahed says this will be the last bad year for Tunisians NegativeMore than 200 people have been arrested across Tunisia during a second night of protests a government spokesperson has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426246392018-01-10
A row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks Tunisia says NeutralA row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks Tunisia says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424793682017-12-25
Since Friday Tunisian women have reported being banned from Emirates flights to the UAE NeutralA row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks Tunisia says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424793682017-12-25
In response Tunisia suspended Emirates airlines flights from landing in Tunis NeutralA row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks Tunisia says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424793682017-12-25
A Tunisian official said UAE authorities had received serious security information about the possibility of a terrorist attack by female Tunisian passport holders NegativeA row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks Tunisia says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424793682017-12-25
A spokeswoman for the Tunisian presidency Saida Garrach said that UAE carrier Emirates had received clear instructions to deny Tunisian women access to its planes NegativeA row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks Tunisia says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424793682017-12-25
She added that while Tunisia understood the concerns of the UAE it could not accept the way Tunisian women have been treated NegativeA row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks Tunisia says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424793682017-12-25
President Beji Caid Essebsi also said that the rights of Tunisian women could not to be violated whatever the justification NegativeA row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks Tunisia says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424793682017-12-25
But female travellers from Tunisia said they had been given no reason for not being allowed to board Emirates Airline flights to the UAE NegativeA row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks Tunisia says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424793682017-12-25
The Tunisian government said their officials had to intervene on a number of occasions to help female passengers stranded in its capital Tunis and in Abu Dhabi NeutralA row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks Tunisia says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424793682017-12-25
Amid growing anger Tunisia suspended Emirates airlines flights to Tunis NeutralA row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks Tunisia says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424793682017-12-25
Tunisia has banned Emirates airline from landing in the capital Tunis after a number of Tunisian women were prevented from boarding its flights NegativeTunisia has banned Emirates airline from landing in the capital Tunis after a number of Tunisian women were prevented from boarding its flights.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-424747162017-12-24
The move comes amid widespread anger in Tunisia with rights groups condemning racist and discriminatory measures NegativeTunisia has banned Emirates airline from landing in the capital Tunis after a number of Tunisian women were prevented from boarding its flights.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-424747162017-12-24
We highly value Tunisian women and respect them he added PositiveTunisia has banned Emirates airline from landing in the capital Tunis after a number of Tunisian women were prevented from boarding its flights.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-424747162017-12-24
Tunisian government officials said the UAE had banned Tunisian women from flying to or transiting through its territory NeutralTunisia has banned Emirates airline from landing in the capital Tunis after a number of Tunisian women were prevented from boarding its flights.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-424747162017-12-24
Local media reported that Tunisian women had been blocked from boarding Emirates flights to Dubai over several days NegativeTunisia has banned Emirates airline from landing in the capital Tunis after a number of Tunisian women were prevented from boarding its flights.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-424747162017-12-24
According to AFP news agency some Tunisian women said their journeys to the UAE had been delayed and some that their visas had to undergo additional examination NeutralTunisia has banned Emirates airline from landing in the capital Tunis after a number of Tunisian women were prevented from boarding its flights.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-424747162017-12-24
Tunisia has been trying to improve relations with the UAE that were damaged by its 2011 revolution NegativeTunisia has banned Emirates airline from landing in the capital Tunis after a number of Tunisian women were prevented from boarding its flights.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-424747162017-12-24
Anis Amri a Tunisian asylum seeker who drove a lorry into the crowded market was shot and killed in Italy four days after the attack NegativeGermany has admitted that mistakes were made in the aftermath of last year's attack on a Christmas market in Berlin that left 12 dead.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424104142017-12-19
The American producer Gary Kurtz told how production returned to Elstree after a challenging shoot in Tunisia NegativeThe Last Jedi is released later this week 40 years after Star Wars fever first came to Britainhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-422673082017-12-11
Last year a Tunisian asylum seeker drove a lorry at people visiting a Christmas market in Berlin killing 12 and injuring 49 NegativeA 19yearold Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested in Germany after posting a picture of a Christmas market with three bombs superimposed on it on Instagram police say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422832272017-12-08
Thousands of proPalestinian protesters held noisy demonstrations in Jordan Egypt Iraq Turkey Tunisia and Iran NegativeThe US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422874292017-12-08
Demonstrations have already taken place outside the US consulate in Istanbul Turkey and a large labour union in Tunisia has called for mass protests NegativePresident Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital overturning decades of official US policy.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422594432017-12-06
Popular protests influenced in part by events in Egypt and Tunisia known as the Arab Spring forced him to announce he would not stand again for election in 2013 NeutralAli Abdullah Saleh dominated political life in Yemen for decades both during and after his longtime role as president.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-109847042017-12-04
In last Berlin Christmas market attack Anis Amri a Tunisian asylum seeker hijacked a lorry and killed its driver before ramming it into shoppers killing another 11 people NegativePolice in the German city of Potsdam are investigating a device filled with nails found next to a Christmas market.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422017782017-12-02
In Tunisia the mood is very different on Tuesday as mourners attend the funeral of fashion designer Azzedine Alaia who died aged 77 NegativeOn the same day in Kenya women from the Maasai ethnic group wear their costumes for a performance to promote peace and community cohesion in the Rift Valley region.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-420992442017-11-23
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi was among the highprofile mourners who prayed for her as she was buried at cemetery in the capital Tunis NegativeOn the same day in Kenya women from the Maasai ethnic group wear their costumes for a performance to promote peace and community cohesion in the Rift Valley region.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-420992442017-11-23










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Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed19 Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed announced Monday 19 Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed announced Monday that he had rejected a collective resignation of two of his ministers and two secretaries of stateNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837382.htm2017-12-19
Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef ChahedTUNIS Dec. 19 Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed announced Monday TUNIS Dec. 19 Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed announced Monday that he had rejected a collective resignation of two of his ministers and two secretaries of state.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837382.htm2017-12-19
I decided to keep them at their posts under the supreme interest of Tunisia especially as the State is above all partisan calculations said Youssef Chahed.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837382.htm2017-12-19
17 Around 7988 Tunisian irregular migrants have been able to enter Italian territory in 2017 Tunisian Forum for Economic 17 Around 7988 Tunisian irregular migrants have been able to enter Italian territory in 2017 the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights announced SaturdayNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/17/c_136832378.htm2017-12-17
beenTUNIS Dec. 17 Around 7988 Tunisian irregular migrants able to enter Italian territory in 2017 the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights announced Saturday. TUNIS Dec. 17 Around 7988 Tunisian irregular migrants have been able to enter Italian territory in 2017 the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights announced Saturday.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/17/c_136832378.htm2017-12-17
The FTDES also reported that between 1560 and 2190 Tunisians were repatriated from Europe throughout 33 weeks of this year mainly from Italy France and Germany.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/17/c_136832378.htm2017-12-17
had request to be member of ECOWAS while Tunisia requested to be observer country. Morocco had made its request to be a member of ECOWAS while Tunisia requested to be an observer country.NeutralMorocco had made its request to be a member of ECOWAS while Tunisia requested to be an observer country.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136830955.htm2017-12-17
Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and Tunisian President Beji Essebsi are scheduled to make presentations as special guests at the opening session of the summit.NeutralMorocco had made its request to be a member of ECOWAS while Tunisia requested to be an observer country.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136830955.htm2017-12-17
Liis leading CPC delegation to annual conference Li is leading the CPC delegation to the annual conference which opened in Khartoum ON Saturday with participation of representatives of China Vietnam Tunisia Morocco and Ethiopia.NeutralWe have reviewed the means for developing the joint cooperation relations between the two parties Ismail told reporters following the talks.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/17/c_136831064.htm2017-12-17
Earlier this month 235 Moroccan nationals stranded in Libya were repatriated through Tunisia.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829454.htm2017-12-16
UnionPay International headquartered in Shanghai provided card services in many African countries such as Ghana Morocco Tunisia Senegal Equatorial Guinea Guinea Madagascar. The UnionPay International headquartered in Shanghai has already provided card services in many African countries such as Ghana Morocco Tunisia Senegal Equatorial Guinea Guinea Madagascar.NeutralMaputo Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136826668.htm2017-12-15
In period total number of foreign tourists visiting Tunisia hit 6545000 exceeding ministry's previous forecast. In the period the total number of foreign tourists visiting Tunisia hit 6545000 exceeding the ministry's previous forecast.NeutralIn the period the total number of foreign tourists visiting Tunisia hit 6545000 exceeding the ministry's previous forecast.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826633.htm2017-12-14
As for the Maghreb market including Algeria Libya and Morocco the balance sheet shows a rise of 31 percent with a flow of 3537000 tourists to Tunisia.NeutralIn the period the total number of foreign tourists visiting Tunisia hit 6545000 exceeding the ministry's previous forecast.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826633.htm2017-12-14
Algeriatops list with 2236000 tourists visiting Tunisia ministry said. Algeria tops the list with 2236000 tourists visiting Tunisia the ministry said.NeutralIn the period the total number of foreign tourists visiting Tunisia hit 6545000 exceeding the ministry's previous forecast.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826633.htm2017-12-14
12 A gas explosion in Tunisia has evacuation of primary school Tunisian Ministry of Interior said Tuesday 12 A gas explosion in Tunisia has forced evacuation of a primary school the Tunisian Ministry of Interior said TuesdayNeutralTUNIS Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820462.htm2017-12-12
TUNIS Dec. 12 A gas explosion in Tunisia has forced evacuation of a primary school the Tunisian Ministry of Interior said Tuesday.NeutralTUNIS Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820462.htm2017-12-12
Tunisiahas been facing popular discontent during past three months with pessimistic sentiment about country's future persisting at high rate of 78 Tunisia has been facing popular discontent during the past three months with pessimistic sentiment about the country's future persisting at a high rate of 78NeutralTunisia has been facing popular discontent during the past three months with pessimistic sentiment about the country's future persisting at a high rate of 78http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820785.htm2017-12-12
Tunisia has been facing popular discontent during the past three months with pessimistic sentiment about the country's future persisting at a high rate of 78.1%.NeutralTunisia has been facing popular discontent during the past three months with pessimistic sentiment about the country's future persisting at a high rate of 78http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820785.htm2017-12-12
7% of Tunisian confidence in government performanceNeutralTunisia has been facing popular discontent during the past three months with pessimistic sentiment about the country's future persisting at a high rate of 78http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820785.htm2017-12-12
But Youssef Chahed was able to rectify the situation by reversing statistics to benefit from 81.7% of Tunisian confidence in government performance.NeutralTunisia has been facing popular discontent during the past three months with pessimistic sentiment about the country's future persisting at a high rate of 78http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820785.htm2017-12-12
Youssef Chahed has been head of Tunisian government since 2016 and is a member of the Nidaa Tounes party .NeutralTunisia has been facing popular discontent during the past three months with pessimistic sentiment about the country's future persisting at a high rate of 78http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820785.htm2017-12-12
meetings took place as neighboring Tunis hosted meetings sponsored by World Bank The meetings took place as neighboring Tunis hosted meetings sponsored by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund of representatives of Libyan's divided authorities.NeutralThe two envoys made the remarks while meeting with the Governor of Tripoli Seddiq AlKabir during which they discussed Libya's current economic and financial situation according to the Central Bank.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815872.htm2017-12-11
UN Mission amend political agreement. The UN Mission has recently sponsored dialogue meetings in Tunisia between representatives of the Libyan political parties in order to amend the political agreement.NeutralTRIPOLI Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806618.htm2017-12-07
Apart from the UAE Bahrain Mongolia South Korea and Tunisia are also included.NeutralThe UAE has worked to meet the EU's requirements in terms of exchanging taxrelated information said the financial official.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136808619.htm2017-12-07
TransglorySpanish company Transglory inaugurated new maritime trade line linking Tunisian Rades port The Spanish company Transglory has just inaugurated a new maritime trade line linking Tunisian Rades port and Chinese Qingdao port in the northern suburbs of the capital Tunis.NeutralThe Spanish company Transglory has just inaugurated a new maritime trade line linking Tunisian Rades port and Chinese Qingdao port in the northern suburbs of the capital Tunis.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796119.htm2017-12-03
main challenge be preferential partner of Tunisian importers with four weekly services from Hong Kong Ningbo Our main challenge now fulfilled is to be the preferential partner of Tunisian importers with four weekly services from Hong Kong Ningbo and two others in Shanghai said the chief.NeutralThe Spanish company Transglory has just inaugurated a new maritime trade line linking Tunisian Rades port and Chinese Qingdao port in the northern suburbs of the capital Tunis.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796119.htm2017-12-03
exportsImports reached 40.85 billion dinars but exports were 27.64 billion dinars according to Tunisia INS. Imports reached 40.85 billion dinars but exports were 27.64 billion dinars according to Tunisia INS.NeutralThe Spanish company Transglory has just inaugurated a new maritime trade line linking Tunisian Rades port and Chinese Qingdao port in the northern suburbs of the capital Tunis.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796119.htm2017-12-03
Political stability security and a longterm strategy are already there to augur a successful future between Tunisia and China in trade and global economic partnership Abdallah stressed.NeutralThe Spanish company Transglory has just inaugurated a new maritime trade line linking Tunisian Rades port and Chinese Qingdao port in the northern suburbs of the capital Tunis.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796119.htm2017-12-03
21 last year truck driven by Tunisian Islamist rammed into Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in downtown Berlin killing 12 people 21 last year a truck driven by a Tunisian Islamist rammed into a Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in downtown Berlin killing 12 peopleNeutralBERLIN Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794146.htm2017-12-02
On Dec. 21 last year truck driven by Tunisian Islamist rammed into Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in downtown Berlin killing 12 people. On Dec. 21 last year a truck driven by a Tunisian Islamist rammed into a Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in downtown Berlin killing 12 people.NeutralBERLIN Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794146.htm2017-12-02
Representatives of Libya's easternbased House of Representatives and the Tripolibased Higher Council of State have recently held UNsponsored negotiation meetings in Tunisia to amend the agreement.NeutralRepresentatives of Libya's easternbased House of Representatives and the Tripolibased Higher Council of State have recently held UNsponsored negotiation meetings in Tunisia to amend the agreement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785975.htm2017-11-29
The general indicators in 2017 signal a revival in various vital sectors according to Zied Laadhari the Tunisian minister of Investment and International Cooperation.NeutralAccording to the same source these investments are divided into 1681http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/28/c_136785923.htm2017-11-28
25 Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni began twoday official visit to Tunisia Saturday to discuss boosting bilateral cooperation 25 Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni began a twoday official visit to Tunisia Saturday to discuss boosting bilateral cooperation and fighting illegal emigrationNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136779398.htm2017-11-26
TUNIS Nov. 25 Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni began twoday visit to Tunisia Saturday to discuss boosting bilateral cooperation and fighting TUNIS Nov. 25 Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni began a twoday official visit to Tunisia Saturday to discuss boosting bilateral cooperation and fighting illegal emigration.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136779398.htm2017-11-26
Gentiloniwas received by Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi at presidential palace in Carthage before meeting with Tunisian counterpart Youssef Chahed at government headquarters. Gentiloni was received by Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi at the presidential palace in Carthage before meeting with his Tunisian counterpart Youssef Chahed at the government headquarters.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136779398.htm2017-11-26
Tunisia and Italy are serious about fighting illegal emigration in an effective and complementary way he said at a press briefing.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136779398.htm2017-11-26
17 Chinese tourist market would be Tunisian tourism industry Tunisian Minister of Tourism said Thursday during session of parliamentary hearing 17 Chinese tourist market would be a significant factor to revive Tunisian tourism industry Tunisian Minister of Tourism said Thursday during a session of parliamentary hearingNeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
TUNIS Nov. 17 Chinese tourist market would be a significant factor to revive Tunisian tourism industry Tunisian Minister of Tourism said Thursday during a session of parliamentary hearing.NeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
Salma Elloumi Tunisian Minister of Tourism said Tunisia received around 16000 Chinese tourists until NovNeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
Salma Elloumi Tunisian Minister of Tourism said Tunisia received around 16000 Chinese tourists until Nov. 10 this year an increase of 190 percent compared with the same period last year.NeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
With history of over 3000 years Tunisia is rich in tourism resources. With a history of over 3000 years Tunisia is rich in tourism resources.NeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
Since midFebruary this year Tunisia has exempted Chinese citizens from entry visas to visit the country.NeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
Jesus Martins a 47yearold Spanish producer and director who has been based in Tunisia for seven years now is producing a television magazine targeting Chinese market.NeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
Eight months ago I realized more and more Chinese tourists appear in Tunisia Jesus told Xinhua explaining his motivation to produce this TV magazine.NeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
It will present Tunisia with tourist gastronomic archaeological cultural environmental and civilization winks Jesus saidNeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
Presenting the Tunisian heritage and also show investment potential in this North African countryNeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
It will present Tunisia with tourist gastronomic archaeological cultural environmental and civilization winks Jesus said. Presenting the Tunisian heritage and also show investment potential in this North African country.NeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
Imen Zine journalist of Tunisian magazine L'économiste Maghrébin has been focusing on opportunities to strengthen relations between Tunisia Imen Zine a journalist of the Tunisian magazine L'économiste Maghrébin has been focusing on opportunities to strengthen relations between Tunisia and China particularly to attract Chinese tourists.NeutralTUNIS Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136760700.htm2017-11-20
ministers agreed to hold next meeting in Tunisia The ministers agreed to hold their next meeting in Tunisia but they have not set a date for that meeting.NeutralThe ministers agreed to hold their next meeting in Tunisia but they have not set a date for that meeting.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136755372.htm2017-11-16
Libya's neighboring Arab states Egypt Tunisia and Algeria closely coordinate positions and push for dialogue among rival Libyan factions to reach a political settlement in the wartorn North African country.NeutralThe ministers agreed to hold their next meeting in Tunisia but they have not set a date for that meeting.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136755372.htm2017-11-16
AlgeriaAmong Maghreb countries Algeria is largest market for Tunisia with growth of 33 percent followed by Libya with growth of 17 percent. Among Maghreb countries Algeria is the largest market for Tunisia with a growth of 33 percent followed by Libya with a growth of 17 percent.NeutralThe number of overnight stays has reached 11 million against 9 million during the same period of 2016 she added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136758451.htm2017-11-16
Elloumi have to Tunisia as of Nov Elloumi also pointed to a significant increase in the flow of Chinese tourists saying 16000 Chinese tourists have travelled to Tunisia as of NovNeutralThe number of overnight stays has reached 11 million against 9 million during the same period of 2016 she added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136758451.htm2017-11-16
Elloumi have to Tunisia as of Nov. 10 increase of 190 percent. Elloumi also pointed to a significant increase in the flow of Chinese tourists saying 16000 Chinese tourists have travelled to Tunisia as of Nov. 10 an increase of 190 percent.NeutralThe number of overnight stays has reached 11 million against 9 million during the same period of 2016 she added.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136758451.htm2017-11-16
16 British Ambassador to Libya Peter Millett on Thursday revealed that the British embassy is prepared to return to the Libyan capital Tripoli from TunisiaNeutralTRIPOLI Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136758022.htm2017-11-16
TRIPOLI Nov. 16 British Ambassador to Libya Peter Millett on Thursday revealed that British return to Libyan Tripoli from Tunisia. TRIPOLI Nov. 16 British Ambassador to Libya Peter Millett on Thursday revealed that the British embassy is prepared to return to the Libyan capital Tripoli from Tunisia.NeutralTRIPOLI Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136758022.htm2017-11-16
statementChahed's statement came following meeting with Egyptian President AbdelFattah alSisi Chahed's statement came following his meeting with Egyptian President AbdelFattah alSisi and ahead of convening the 16th session of the Joint EgyptianTunisian Higher Committee with his Egyptian counterpart Sherif Ismail.NeutralChahed's statement came following his meeting with Egyptian President AbdelFattah alSisi and ahead of convening the 16th session of the Joint EgyptianTunisian Higher Committee with his Egyptian counterpart Sherif Ismail.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/13/c_136746968.htm2017-11-12
16th session of Joint EgyptianTunisian Higher Committee was attended by number of ministers representing both sides The 16th session of the Joint EgyptianTunisian Higher Committee was attended by a number of ministers representing both sides and 18 representatives of Tunisian companies discussing cooperation in various fields.NeutralChahed's statement came following his meeting with Egyptian President AbdelFattah alSisi and ahead of convening the 16th session of the Joint EgyptianTunisian Higher Committee with his Egyptian counterpart Sherif Ismail.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/13/c_136746968.htm2017-11-12