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Tunisia allows Libyan flights after 6-month ban

Tunisia said it would reopen its airspace to flights to and from Libya on Tuesday as safety standards in its neighbour's airports had improved. Tunisia, hit by two major militant attacks this year, has banned the flights since

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Libya to get electricity from Egypt, Tunisia

Libya will import electricity from Egypt and Tunisia and rent generators as it struggles with power outages that have plunged its main cities into darkness, the Tripoli government said. Four years of fighting following the ousting

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Tunisia gets $230m loan to boost road infrastructure

Tunisia has obtained a $230 million loan from the World Bank to build and expand 146km of roadways to the most isolated regions in the country, the bank said. The government of the North African country wants to boost living stand

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Thousands flee Tunisia over new attack warning

Thousands of tourists rushed to leave Tunisia on Friday after Britain warned another attack was "highly likely", two weeks after a gunman killed 38 foreign holidaymakers at a beachside hotel. Tunisia's ambassador sug

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Tunisia to block HSBC settlement in Geneva

Tunisia has filed an objection to HSBC's agreement to pay 40 million Swiss francs ($42.5 million) to settle a money laundering investigation at its Swiss private bank, Swiss newspaper SonntagsZeitung reported on Sunday.

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Tunisia declares state of emergency after hotel attack

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency on Saturday to give his government more powers following an Islamic militant attack on a beach hotel, where 38 foreign tourists, mostly Britons, were killed. Tunis

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Tour operators evacuate thousands from Tunisia

Tour companies were evacuating thousands of foreign holidaymakers from Tunisia on Saturday, a day after a gunman killed 39 people at a beach hotel in an attack claimed by Islamic State. Tunisia's Prime Minister Habib Essid sai

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Friday attacks show Islamic State's growing reach

The attacks came one after the other in the space of a few hours. In France, a decapitated body covered in Arabic writing was found after an attacker rammed his car into a gas container, triggering an explosion. In Kuwait, a suici

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Gunman kills 39 at Tunisian beachside hotel

A gunman disguised as a tourist opened fire at a Tunisian hotel on Friday with a rifle he had hidden in an umbrella, killing 39 people including Britons, Germans and Belgians as they lounged at the beach in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

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Revamped Tunisian job portal launched

Silatech, a social enterprise which promotes large-scale job creation, and Microsoft announced the launch of a new-look Tounes Ta3mal jobs portal targeted at unemployed Tunisian youth. The revamped portal (tounes.ta3mal.com) was unveile

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