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2015-11-28 New Security Strategy Established After Tunis Attack (Rafik Chelli)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -A new security strategy was established by the Interior Ministry one day after Tuesday's attack on a presidential guard bus in Tunis, Secretary of State in charge of Security Affairs Rafik Chelli said on Friday.

2015-11-26 Govt Needs to Renew Its Approach to Terrorism - Expert
[RFI] Tunisia is now under a state of emergency, after the bombing on Tuesday of a presidential guard bus that killed 12 people. The attack is the latest in a country already plagued by Islamist violence.

2015-11-26 Islamic State Claims Killing of Presidential Guards
[News24Wire] The Islamic State extremist organisation (ISIS) on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the explosion that killed 12 members of the Tunisian presidential guard on Tuesday.

2015-11-26 Global Landmine Casualties Increase, Afghanistan Largely to Blame-Study
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Long-term progress in reducing the number of landmine casualties was reversed last year, and rebel groups used the mines in 10 countries, the largest number since 2006, researchers said on Thursday.

2015-11-26 Terrorist Group Daesh Claims Responsibility for Tunis Attack
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Terrorist group "Daesh" has claimed responsibility for Tuesday's attack on a presidential guard bus in Tunis that left 12 dead and 20 wounded.

2015-11-27 Government Condemns Recent Attack in Tunisia
[SA Govt] The South African Government notes with concern the recent terrorist attack in Tunis, Tunisia claiming the lives of 12 members of the Tunisian Presidential Guard.

2015-11-26 Numerical Highlights of the CAF Confederation Cup Final
[CAF] The final second leg of the 2015 Orange CAF Confederation Cup takes place on Sunday, 29 November 2015 at the Olympic Stadium in the Tunisian Mediterranean resort city of Sousse.

2015-11-26 Algeria Ready to Share Counterterrorism Experience With Tunisia, Says Lamamra
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra on Wednesday reaffirmed Algeria's readiness to cooperate in counterterrorism field and make it available to our "Tunisian brothers," chiefly in the wake of the terrorist attack that hit Tuesday Tunis.

2015-11-25 Govt Declares State of Emergency After Deadly Blast
[Deutsche Welle] An explosion has torn through a bus full of members of the Tunisian presidential guard in downtown Tunis, killing several people. The government declared a state of emergency, calling the blast "a terrorist act."

2015-11-25 12 Dead, 19 Wounded in Presidential Guard Bus Explosion
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Twelve members of the presidential guard have died and 19 others were injured in the explosion of their bus at Mohamed V Avenue in Tunis, according to a provisional toll from the Interior Ministry.

2015-11-26 Gharsalli Urges Journalists to Support State's Efforts in War On Terrorism
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Bardo -Minister of the Interior Mohamed Najem Gharsalli said, Thursday, security forces are committed to destroying terrorism in both cities and mountains.

2015-11-26 JCC Guests Committed to Continue Their Participation in 26th Edition
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Movies stars, film makers and other guests taking part in the 26th edition of the Carthage Film Days (JCC), on Wednesday, condemned in a statement Tuesday's terrorist attack in Tunis which "sought to destabilise the country and foil the gains of the free revolution of the Tunisian people."

2015-11-25 Need to Combat Terrorism Does Not Justify Attacks On Reporters
[RSF] More than 30 journalists trying to cover yesterday's bus bombing in Tunis were attacked physically or verbally by the security forces. Reporters Without Borders condemns this aggressiveness and reminds the authorities that reporters must be allowed to work freely during such tragic events.

2015-11-25 UN Condemns Deadly Attack On Bus Carrying Presidential Guard
[UN News] Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council this evening condemned the attack today in Tunis against a bus carrying Presidential Guards, which resulted in many deaths and injuries.

2015-11-25 President of the Republic Declares Nationwide State of Emergency
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -President Beji Caid Essebsi, on Tuesday, declared a nationwide state of emergency in the wake of the presidential guard bus blast in Mohamed V Avenue in Tunis that left at least 12 dead.

2015-11-25 Explosion Hits State Security Bus in Tunis, 11 Dead
[Algerie Presse Service] Tunis -An explosion has hit Tuesday in Mohamed V Avenue a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunis, at the former premises of the dissolved RCD party, TAP agency reported quoting the Tunisian Ministry of Interior.

2015-11-25 German Delegation Explores Tunisian Photovoltaic Energy Market
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -With more than 3,000 hours sunshine a year, photovoltaic should be the primary energy source in Tunisia, but conditions for the development of this niche has to be created, said Director General of the Tunisian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK) Martin Henkelmann.

2015-11-25 Explosion of Mohamed V Avenue in Tunis Is Terrorist Act (interior)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The explosion of Mohamed V Avenue in Tunis is a terrorist act asserts Walid Louguini, in Charge of Information within the Interior Ministry.

2015-11-26 Textile and Clothing Exports Edge Up 8.3 Percent in October 2015
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -The value of Tunisia's textile and clothing sector exports and imports have increased by 8.3% and 6.3%, respectively in October 2015, compared with the same period in 2014, Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining Zakaria Hamad said on Thursday.

2015-11-26 HPR-Government Statement - 2016 Will Be Critical Year in Social Field - Essid
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Prime Minister Habib Essid said 2016 will be a critical year in the social field through the launch of reforms and implementation of major axes of the guidance note of the next five-year development plan (2016-2012).

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