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2016-02-14 HPR Speaker Discusses With Albright Us Support to Tunisia, Regional Situation
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Speaker of the House of People's Representatives (HPR) Mohamed Ennaceur received, on Friday in Bardo, a delegation from think tank, Atlantic Council, led by US former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and US former National Security Adviser, Stephen Hadley, the HPR reported on its official website.

2016-02-14 Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Madeleine Albright
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui met, on Friday in Tunis, with a US delegation from the think tank Atlantic Council led by US former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Mr. Stephen J. Hadley, former National Security Adviser, co-chair of the Middle East Strategy Task Force.

2016-02-14 CAF Cup - Preliminary Round - 1st Leg - Stade Gabesien - As Bakary-Djan De Baroueli 1-1
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Tunisia's Stade Gabesien and Mali's AS Bakary-Djan de Baroueli made a 1-1 draw at an African Football Confederation (CAF) Cup preliminary round 1st leg game played on Friday afternoon in Bamako.

2016-02-13 Dubai Duty Free Championships - Tunisia's Jabeur Loses to American Lepchenko
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisian Ons Jabeur lost 4-6, 1-6 to American Varvara Lepchenko at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

2016-02-13 Two Buildings Collapse in Central Istanbul
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Istanbul -Two buildings collapsed in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Friday in a main shopping district.

2016-02-13 Caid Essebsi Receives Ettakatol Party S-G
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Carthage -President Beji Caid Essebsi received, Friday, Ettakatol Party Secretary-General Mustapha Ben Jaafar.

2016-02-12 Algeria-Tunisia Seek to Strengthen Cooperation in Cross-Border Epidemiological Monitoring
[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reforms, Abdelmalek Boudiaf and his Tunisian counterpart Said Aidi underlined Thursday, in Algiers, the need to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in terms of cross-border epidemiological monitoring and to improve health services in the border regions.

2016-02-12 Call to Update Emergency Plan Ahead of Possible Influx of Displaced On Border (Crt)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Chair of the regional committee of the Tunisian Red Crescent (CRT) in Medenine, Mongi Slim, called on the Tunisian authorities and international humanitarian organisations to "quickly" update the emergency plan set up in 2014, in anticipation of a possible influx of displaced people on the Tunisian-Libyan border in case of a foreign military intervention in Libya.

2016-02-12 Tunisia's Basketball Championship - Playoff - Day-5 Results
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Results and standings of Tunisia's basketball championship (play-off phase) day-5 games played on Wednesday.

2016-02-12 Representatives of International Organisations Heard By HPR Committee On Rules of Procedure
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Bardo, -Representatives of international organisations, who were heard, on Wednesday, by the parliamentary Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunity, Parliamentary Laws and Electoral Laws, presented proposals and observations on the law amending the organic law on elections and referendums.

2016-02-12 Tunisia's Championship - 2nd Leg - Day 5 Results
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Results of Tunisia's Volleyball Championship 2nd leg day-5 games played, Wednesday:

2016-02-12 Decomposing Body Found Buried in Mount Selloum
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The decomposing body of a suspected terrorist was found buried in Mount Selloum (governorate of Kasserine), during a sweep operation conducted, on Wednesday, by the National Army.

2016-02-12 FM Meets With Swedish Ambassador in Tunis
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Ambassador of Sweden in Tunis Fredrik Floren reiterated his country's commitment to boosting economic co-operation with Tunisia as well as its readiness to intensify bilateral security co-operation.

2016-02-12 Caïd Essebsi-Schulz Talk - Means to Help Tunisia Boost Its Economy and Reduce Unemployment Looked At
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Carthage -President Béji Caïd Essebsi, on Wednesday, discussed with European Parliament President Martin Schulz, the development of the Tunisian-European relations and ways to expand co-operation between the two sides.

2016-02-12 Eight Tunisians Expelled From Libya
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Medenine, -Eight Tunisians suspected of links with a terrorist group were deported on Wednesday from Libya by the Special Deterrence Force, human rights activist Mustapha Abdelkebir told TAP.

2016-02-12 Speeding-Up Adoption of Draft Decrees Related to Investment Code
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -An inner Cabinet meeting, held on Wednesday, recommended speeding up the adoption of draft decrees related to the Investment Code.

2016-02-12 Terrorist Cell Plotting Attacks in Sfax Dismantled
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Four members of a terrorist cell were arrested in Kairouan, for plotting attacks in Sfax, according to an Interior Ministry press release, Thursday.

2016-02-12 Food Trade Balance Coverage Rate Drops to 65.1 Percent in January 2016
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The coverage rate of the food trade balance has dropped to 65.1% in January 2016 from 178% in January 2015, i.e. a deficit of 103.8 MTD, against a surplus of 151 MTD in January 2015, according to statistics of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries released Thursday.

2016-02-12 Commitment to Continue Supporting Judicial Reform in Tunisia
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Ambassadors of Spain, South Korea and Sweden in Tunis expressed their countries' commitment to continue supporting Tunisia's judicial reform experience.

2016-02-12 Parliament to Hold Plenary Session Next Tuesday to Celebrate Nobel Peace Prize
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Bardo, -The Bureau of the House of People's Representatives (HPR) has decided to hold a plenary session on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 to celebrate the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the National Dialogue Quartet.

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