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2014-12-21 Security Beefed Up to Secure Smooth Run-Off
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -Spokesman for the Ministry of the Interior Mohamed Ali Laroui, on Saturday evening, called on Tunisians to go massively to the polls, stressing that security and military forces are fully ready to secure the presidential run-off and provide necessary protection to voters.

2014-12-21 Cheikhs Launch Peace Caravan in Tunisia
[Magharebia]Najjar -In a first-of-its-kind initiative, a caravan of Tunisian cheikhs and Islamic scholars left Zitouna Mosque in Kairouan on Monday (December 15th).

2014-12-19 Tunisia's Elections - Old Wounds, New Fears
[ICG]Tunis/Brussels -OVERVIEW

2014-12-20 African Clubs Cup - Libolo - Es Radés Through to Final
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Angola's club of Libolo qualified for the final of the 29th African Basketball Champions' Cup after beating Club africain (organiser club) 84 - 63.

2014-12-20 Security Situation in the Country Has Improved Significantly - Nouerfelli
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Kasbah -The security situation in the country has improved significantly, on the level of fight against terrorism, organised crimes, smuggling as well as concerning the borders and the neutrality of mosques, spokesperson of the government Nidhal Ouerfelli said Friday.

2014-12-20 Loan Agreement Between Tunisia and Germany for Modernisation of Educational Institutions Signed
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -A loan agreement worth 45 million euros was signed, Friday in Tunis, between Tunisia and Germany for the modernisation of more than 300 educational institutions in the different regions of the country.

2014-12-19 Tunisia Security Tight As Election Nears
[Magharebia]To prevent terrorists from disrupting Tunisia's historic presidential poll, the interior ministry launched a major security plan.

2014-12-18 Presidential Runoff Heats Up
[Magharebia]Tunis -As Tunisia's Sunday (December 21st) presidential runoff approaches, the campaigns of President Moncef Marzouki and Nidaa Tounes leader Béji Caid Essebsi are hotting up.

2014-12-19 Ras Jedir and Dehiba Border Crossings to Be Closed From Thursday At Midnight Until Next Wednesday
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The border crossings of Ras Jedir and Dehiba will be closed from this Thursday at midnight until next Wednesday, except for urgent and humanitarian cases.

2014-12-18 Passenger and Goods Traffic Declines in Ras Jedir Amid Tension in Nearby Libyan Cities
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Medenine -Passenger and goods traffic declined on both sides of Ras Jedir border crossing amid rising tension in the Libyan cities of Boukamech, Regdaline and Jamil located close to the checkpoint.

2014-12-19 Eduok Denies Esperance Deal
[Daily Trust]Dolphins of Port Harcourt striking sensation Emem Eduok has denied media reports going round that he is already in Tunisia to sign a deal with African giants Esperance.

2014-12-19 African Champions Cup - Club Africain Qualify for Semi-Final After Win Over Holders Primeiro De Agosto
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Tunisia's Club Africain qualified for the semi-final of the 29th African Basketball Champions' Cup after defeating title holders Angola's Primeiro De Agosto 79-69 at a quarter-final game played on Thursday evening in Goulette, Tunis.

2014-12-19 African Champions' Cup - U.S. Monastir Defeated By Egypt's Sporting 57-74
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Tunisia's US Monastir were defeated by Egypt's Sporting 57-74 at a 29th African Basketball Champions' Cup quarter-final game played on Thursday in Goulette, Tunis.

2014-12-19 Tunisia Elected "Country of the Year 2014" By the Economist
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -The Economist has elected Tunisia "Country of the Year 2014 for its successful peaceful democratic transition and for the "symbolism" it represents in "Arab Spring" countries.

2014-12-19 Tunisia, Mercosur Sign MOU On Economic and Trade Co-Operation
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Tunisia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on economic and trade co-operation with Mercosur countries (Latin America common market) also called the "Common Market of the South," one of the most important economic communities in the world, the Foreign Ministry reported.

2014-12-18 Sidi Bouzid Marks 4th Anniversary of Revolution
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Sidi Bouzid -The city of Sidi Bouzid marked, on Wednesday, the anniversary of the outbreak of the Tunisian Revolution, in the presence of government members, national figures, representatives of national organisations and political parties as well as members of the civil society.

2014-12-18 U.S. Reiterates Commitment to Supporting Tunisia in Final Phase of Democratic Transition
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Ambassador of the United States in Tunis, Jacob Walles, reiterated, on Wednesday, his country's commitment to continue supporting Tunisia in its final democratic transition phase.

2014-12-18 1º De Agosto Play Tough Game Against Club Africain of Tunisia
[ANGOP]Tunis -The Angolan senior men's basketball team of 1º de Agosto will play on Thursday tough game against Club Africain of Tunisia, in the quarter-finals of the African Champions League, taking place in Tunis, Tunisia, aiming to win once again the title of the referred competition.

2014-12-18 Team Tunisia Wins Ajangbadi Mock Nations Cup
[Guardian]HIGHFLYING Tunisia at the weekend defeated Mozambique champions of the third Ajangbadi Mock Nations Cup after defeating Mozambique by penalty shoot out.

2014-12-18 Tunisia's Volleyball Championship - Day-9 Results
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis, -Results of Tunisia's Volleyball Championship day-9 games played Wednesday:

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