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2014-10-31 National Dialogue Resumes
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -National dialogue resumed, Friday at the Justice and Human Rights Ministry premises, to look at means to ensure the peaceful transition from the democratic transition stage to that of elected institutions, Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) Deputy Secretary-General Mouldi Jendoubi said.

2014-10-31 Maghreb Reacts to Tunisia Election
[Magharebia]Nidaa Tounes won Tunisia's landmark legislative election, the Independent High Electoral Commission (ISIE) announced Wednesday (October 29th).

2014-10-31 Mustapha Kamel Nabli Opposed to Idea of Consensual President
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Independent Candidate to the Presidency Mustapha Kamel Nabli said that the Tunisian people who gave their last word and chose their representatives in the House of the People, are entitled to elect a president of the Republic through the organisation of free and loyal elections.

2014-10-31 Inequality Is Striking Reality in Tunisia - Oxfam Report
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -"Inequality is a striking reality in Tunisia," noted Manal Wardé, Maghreb Oxfam Director, referring to a recent report of the NGO which points to 30% increase in regional polarisation between 2000 and 2010.

2014-10-31 Abderrahim Zouari Pulls Out of Presidential Race
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Abderrahim Zouari, presidential candidate of the Destourian Movement, on Thursday, announced his decision to pull out of the presidential race.

2014-10-31 Jendouba Security Units Continue Tracking Down Terrorist Elements
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Jendouba -The joint security units of Jendouba continue tracking down the terrorist elements who had attempted to enter the city, Wednesday night seeking food, after an exchange of fire until nearly 4:30 a.m., according to the information provided by a security source to TAP correspondent in the region.

2014-10-31 Presidency of Republic Congratulates Tunisian People On Success of Legislative Elections
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Carthage -The Presidency of the Republic congratulated the Tunisian people on the success of the legislative elections as well as all elected candidates, wishing them success in representing all Tunisian men and women, in the Assembly of the People's Representatives.

2014-10-31 BCT - Worries About Persisting Vulnerability of the External Sector
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The Executive Board of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT), which met on Wednesday, October 29, expressed once again its worries about the persisting vulnerability of the external sector mainly with the ongoing widening in the current deficit.

2014-10-31 "Got 2 Find Love," a Single to Boost Tunisia Destination
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Filmed last summer on the heights of Sidi Bou Said, the music video of the single "Got 2 Find Love," performed by British House music star," Low Deep T" (LDT), has, in recent days, created the buzz on social networks interntionally.

2014-10-31 Turkey Commends Holding of Legislative Elections in Tunisia in "Peaceful and Transparent" Atmosphere
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs commended, Thursday, the holding of the legislative elections in Tunisia in a "peaceful and transparent" atmosphere.

2014-10-31 Mount Chaambi - Serviceman Wounded By Friendly Fire
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -A serviceman was hit by friendly fire during an operation carried out by the national army in the military zone of Mount Chaambi, Spokesperson for the National Defense Ministry Lieutenant-Colonel Belhassen Oueslati told to TAP, Wednesday.

2014-10-30 Ennahda Party Concedes Poll Defeat
[Deutsche Welle]Nida Tunis has won Tunisia's elections. Before the release of the official results, the Islamist Ennahda party had already conceded defeat.

2014-10-29 Foreign Secretary Congratulates Tunisians On Election
[PR Newswire]London -Foreign Secretary congratulates Tunisians who voted in election on 26 October

2014-10-30 Ben Jaafar Calls On Social Democrats to Agree On Presidential Candidate
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Secretary-General of the Ettakatol party Mustapha Ben Jaafar, on Wednesday, called on political leaders from the social democratic family to engage in a dialogue as soon as possible to agree on a joint presidential candidate.

2014-10-30 37 Terrorists in Relations With Chebaou Group Arrested - Interior Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Thirty terrorists were arrested by the National Guard unit, in relation with the terrorist group of Chebaou in Oued Ellil (Governorate of Ariana) including six killed and two arrested on Friday October 24, Interior Ministry announced, Wednesday evening.

2014-10-30 Tunisian Footballer Killed in Syria
[Magharebia]Tunis -The Islamic State (ISIS) is luring many young Tunisians from the sports field to the battle field, where their dreams come to a bloody end.

2014-10-29 Eleventh Edition of Siat Opens
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Interim Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa inaugurated, Wednesday, in El Kram Exhibition Centre, the 11th edition of the International Fair of Agricultural Investment and Technology (SIAT 2014) held until November 1, 2014.

2014-10-30 Jendouba - Joint Security Forces Trade Fire With Terrorist Group
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -Joint security forces (Police, National Guard and Army) in the Governorate of Jendouba, on Wednesday evening, exchanged fire with terrorists who were attempting to enter the city, Spokesman for the Ministry of the Interior Mohamed Ali Laroui told TAP.

2014-10-30 King of Belgium Welcomes Success of Political Process in Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -King Philippe of Belgium welcomed the success of the political process in Tunisia, expressing appreciation for the progress made by Tunisia since the Revolution, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement issued Wednesday.

2014-10-30 Tunisia's Kamel Ben Naceur, First Maghreb and African Expert in Oil Industry for 2014
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Tunisia's Industry, Energy and Mines Minister Kamel Ben Naceur was elected "First Maghreb and African Expert in Oil Industry for 2014" for his exceptional scientific and technical contribution, reads a press release of the Industry Ministry.

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