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2014-04-23 Government Opted for Long-Term Economic Reforms - PM
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa said he and his team chose to launch long-term economic reforms.

2014-04-23 Pasteur Institute of Tunis Develops New Vaccine Against Leishmaniasis
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -The Pasteur Institute of Tunis has produced a new vaccine against leishmaniasis, General-Director of the Institute Hechmi Louzir said on Tuesday.

2014-04-23 First Delegates Receive Training On International Human Rights Standards
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Hammamet, -A training session on international human rights standards started Tuesday in Hammamet.

2014-04-23 Workshops to Propose Urgent Solutions to Economic Crisis
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -The preparatory meeting for the National Conference on Economy held Tuesday in Dar Dhiafa, Carthage, resulted in the establishment of workshops tasked with identifying proposals to find urgent solutions to end the economic crisis in the country, Minister of Economy and Finance Hakim Ben Hammouda told TAP.

2014-04-23 EU Is Main Destination of Tunisian Asylum Seekers Since Revolution
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -Asylum applications of Tunisians to the European Union (EU) have remained significant since the Revolution of January 14, 2011, despite a relative slowdown in 2013.

2014-04-23 Mehdi Jomaa Meets With Delegation of World Social Forum
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa conferred, on Tuesday in Dhiafa Palace, Carthage, with a delegation of the World Social Forum International Council.

2014-04-23 'Security Situation Has Improved Significantly' - Jomaa
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -"The security situation in Tunisia has improved significantly though terrorist threats still persist," interim PM Mehdi Jomaa said Tuesday.

2014-04-23 NCA Consensus Commission Reaches Compromise On 18 Articles of Draft Electoral Law
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Bardo, -The meeting of the Consensus Commission held Tuesday under chairmanship of President of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Mustapha Ben Jaafar resulted in a compromise on 18 articles of the draft electoral law (from article 38 to 56).

2014-04-23 ANHRI Condemns the Omission of "Sayes Khok" Episode From "Mosaique FM" Website for Lashing Out Algerian Presidential Election
[HRInfo]Cairo: -The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), today, denounced the omission of an episode of a satirical series dubbed "Sayes Khok" from Tunisian "Mosaique FM" website owing to criticizing the presidential election in Algeria.

2014-04-23 National Forum On Role of Civil Society in Local Governance
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -The International Centre for Innovative Local Governance (CILG-VNG International) held, Tuesday in Tunis, a national forum on the role of the civil society in local governance, as part of the Support Programme to Urban, Democratic Governance and Local Economic Development in Tunisia (PAGUDEL).

2014-04-23 Tunisia Achieved Two MDGs, Close to Four More - Unicef Representative
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -Tunisia has achieved two of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), said Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Tunisia Maria Luisa Fornara.

2014-04-23 Government Plans Legal Compromise With Businessmen Involved in Corruption Cases
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Bardo, -The government has submitted a plan for a legal compromise with businessmen sued over unlawful profits, except for those accused of misappropriation of public funds, President of the Confiscation Committee Nejib Hnana said.

2014-04-23 Turkish Ministry's Delegation Visits Governorate of Sidi Bouzid
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Sidi Bouzid -A delegation of the Turkish Interior Ministry chaired by Deputy Secretary of State of the Ministry visited, Tuesday, the governorate of Sidi Bouzid, as part of the bilateral co-operation between the two Tunisian and Turkish Interior Ministries.

2014-04-23 NCA Passes Articles From 33 to 60 of Electoral Law
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Bardo, -At the exception of article 54 on political advertising, the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) passed, Tuesday, in a plenary session, articles from 33 to 60 of the draft electoral law.

2014-04-23 E-Commerce, True Complement to Traditional Trade - Najla Harrouche
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -"E-Commerce is a true complement to traditional trade, especially for the development of exports, improvement of visibility of Tunisian firms on the international platform of E-Commerce and boosting their competitiveness on the national and international levels," Minister of Trade and Handicrafts Najla Harrouche said.

2014-04-23 7+7 Commission Between Government and Utica Meets
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -President of the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) Wided Bouchamaoui said the government and UTICA have discussed several issues, including modifying one-stop shops for business creation towards shortening the terms of finalising project implementation procedures to one single day.

2014-04-22 Libya Jihadists Hold Tunisian Diplomat
[Magharebia]Tripoli -An unknown jihadist group in Libya released a video on Monday showing a Tunisian embassy worker pleading for his life.

2014-04-22 National Security Council - Commitment to Restoring State's Authority
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Carthage -Efforts are being made to bolster security and stability in the country and restore the State's prestige, interim PM Mehdi Jomaa said on Monday.

2014-04-22 Syphax Airlines - Tunis-Montreal Direct Air Service to Be Launched Thursday April 24
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -The direct Tunis-Montreal air flight will be launched officially by Syphax Airlines, as of Thursday April 24, 2014, from Tunis-Carthage airport, said Mohamed Frikha, founder and CEO of this private company, during a meeting with the press held, Monday, in Tunis.

2014-04-22 Steps to Ensure Repatriation of Tunisian Hostages - PM
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Carthage -Caretaker Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa said that despite the complexity of the situation in Libya, steps are still underway to "ensure the repatriation, safe and sound, of the two Tunisian hostages kidnapped in Tripoli."

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