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Tunisians vote on proposal to give president more power

July 25, 2022 7:32 pm

The new constitution gives the office of the president all executive powers and removes key checks and balances

At least 12 dead, another 10 missing as four migrant boats sink off Tunisia

April 24, 2022 7:47 am

In recent months, dozens of people have drowned off the Tunisian coast, with an increase in the frequency of attempted crossings from Tunisia and Libya towards Italy.

African Cup of Nations: Tunisia knock Nigeria out, Burkina Faso pip Gabon

January 24, 2022 11:12 am

Youssef Msakni's low, swerving shot just after halftime was the only goal, leaving Nigerian players slumped on the field in disappointment at the end.

Najla Bouden Romdhane: Meet Tunisia's first female Prime Minister, a 63-year-old geologist

October 01, 2021 12:48 pm

Najla Bouden Romdhane is a 63-year-old geologist with little experience in politics. Critics fear she may not be able to stand up to President Kais Saied. Others celebrate the first female Arab prime minister.

Tunisia's political crisis threatens to deepen economic troubles

September 27, 2021 9:58 pm

Tunisia repaid more than $1 billion in debt this summer from foreign currency reserves, but must find about $5 billion more to finance a projected budget deficit and more loan repayments.

Tunisian president Kais Saied moves to cement one-man rule

September 23, 2021 1:43 pm

The leader of the moderate Islamist Ennahda party immediately rejected Kais Saied's announcements.

Tunisia: President promises constitutional changes amid opposition

September 12, 2021 9:43 pm

President Kais Saied has vowed a new government and said the "Tunisian people have rejected the consitution." But opposition parties have rejected his plans.

G7 nations urge return to constitutional order in Tunisia

September 07, 2021 8:54 am

The statement is the most significant public expression of unease by major democracies since President Kais Saied seized governing powers in July in moves his opponents called a coup.

Explained: Why Tunisian president has suspended the PM, dissolved Parliament

August 06, 2021 7:58 am

The President stated that the move was taken amidst the economic trouble the country has been facing for years and the government’s mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Young are paid to migrate, harm Europe ties: Tunisian leader

August 02, 2021 1:46 pm

The Tunisian Coast Guard picked up 31 Tunisian youths on Sunday, a day after stopping three attempted crossings and seizing five small boats and a large sum of money.

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Protest against terror attack at Tunisia beach, tourists flee

June 28, 2015 4:50 pm

Thousands of tourists fled Tunisia on Saturday after the country's worst terrorist attack killed 38 people.

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