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India, Tunisia join hands to combat terrorism, MoUs signed to promote handicrafts, IT and digital economy

June 03, 2016 1:32 pm

India and Tunisia signed MoUs on promotion of handicrafts and IT and digital economy after Vice President Ansari met Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid and discussed various issues of mutual and regional interests.

Vice President Ansari to reach Tunisia today, MoUs likely to be signed

June 02, 2016 12:24 pm

Vice President Ansari's tour is being seen as a prelude to the upcoming visits of President Mukherjee and Prime Minister Modi, to give a fresh boost to bilateral relations between Tunisia and India.

Tunisian forces kill 7 more attackers in clashes

March 09, 2016 7:25 pm

Prime Minister Habib Essid said on Tuesday that some 50 people took part in the attack, most of them Tunisians. However, not all bodies have yet been identified.

Tunisia: 5 more killed in clashes near Libya border

March 09, 2016 10:21 am

PM Essid said the death toll from Monday's clashes in the city of Ben Guerdane rose to 55, including 36 attackers.

Tunisia: At least 26 dead in clashes near Libyan border

March 07, 2016 3:36 pm

The gunmen targeted a police station and military facilities at dawn Monday in the border town of Ben Guerdane in eastern Tunisia.

Tunisia PM holds emergency meeting over curfew

January 23, 2016 6:01 pm

In a televised address to the nation yesterday, President Beji Caid Essebsi expressed understanding for the frustrations vented in impoverished regions of central Tunisia.

Nationwide curfew imposed in Tunisia to counter growing unrest

January 23, 2016 9:36 am

The unrest began Sunday in the town of Kasserine in central Tunisia where a young man electrocuted himself.

Arab Spring Anniversary: Five years ago a fruit-seller in Tunisia set himself on fire...

December 18, 2015 8:29 pm

Fruit-seller Mohammed Bouazizi act of setting himself on fire had sparked a ‘revolution’ and it led to imitation-attempts in neighbouring Arab countries resulting in a complex chain of events in Arab countries - what the world came to know as 'the Arab Spring'.

Tunisia declares nationwide emergency after bus blast that killed 12 people

November 25, 2015 9:56 am

Essebsi, who cancelled a trip to Switzerland for Wednesday, declared a state of emergency throughout the country and a curfew in the capital.

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declares 30-day emergency in aftermath of Islamic State massacre

July 05, 2015 9:21 am

Tunisia has faced a post-revolution surge in jihadist violence in which dozens of police and soldiers have been killed.


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.