6th Arab Child Literature Encounters Start in Tunis
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -The 6th Arab Child Literature Encounters placed under the slogan "Challenges of Literature in View of Current Changes," began Friday in Tunis.
Microcred Opens Second Agency in Ben Arous
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The second Microcred agency in Tunisia was inaugurated in the governorate of Ben Arous.
Prime Minister Attends Ceremony On 40th Day After Death of Former Minister Lassaad Ben Osman
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The ceremony on the 40th day since the death of the late Lassaad Ben Osman, former minister under Bourguiba's regime took place on Friday afternoon at the National Institute of Agricultural Science in Tunis, in the presence of Prime Minister Habib Essid.
New Toll of Jebel Salloum Operation - Three Servicemen Martyred - Defence
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Two more servicemen were martyred, Thursday, in the clashes between a terrorist group and army units, Lieutenant-Colonel Belhassan Oueslati, spokesman of the National Defence Ministry said.
Tenth Joint Committee Meeting Slated for Late 2015
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The 10th meeting of the Tunisia-Indonesia joint committee will be held by the end of 2015.
FM Attends Asian-African Conference in Jakarta
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche represented Tunisia at the Asian-African Conference held from April 22 to 24 in the Indonesian capital Jakarta on the theme "Strengthening South-South Co-operation to Promote World Peace and Prosperity."
"Utica Must Be Involved in Decision Making" - Bouchamaoui
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -President of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA), Wided Bouchamaoui said, Friday, that "the employers' Organisation is a strategic partner of the government and must be involved in decision making at the national and regional level."
PM Expected Saturday in Jendouba
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Prime Minister Habib Essid will pay Saturday a working visit in Jendouba to monitor progress in industrial and infrastructure projects.
Military Operation in Jebel Salloum - Three Servicemen Wounded and Deaths Among Terrorists - Defence
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Kasserine -Three servicemen were wounded, Thursday, in clashes between the national army units and a terrorist group in Jebel Salloum, in the governorate of Kasserine, spokesman for the National Defence Ministry lieutenant-colonel Belhassen Oueslati said to TAP.
'Artists and Intellectuals Should Be in the Forefront in War Against Terrorism' - Hend Sabri
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Kasbah -Tunisian actress Hend Sabri called "Tunisian intellectuals and artists to be in the forefront in the war against terrorism."
German President to Make State Visit to Tunisia April 27-29
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -German President Joachim Gauck is making a state visit to Tunisia from April 27 to 29, the Presidency of the Republic said in a press release.
'Data From 'Al Bawsala' On MPs Absenteeism Are False,' Says Ennaceur
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Bardo, -Speaker of the House of People's Representatives (HPR) Mohamed Ennaceur said, Thursday, data provided by organisation "Al Bawsala" on MPs' absenteeism are false.
Thousands Evacuated After Calbuco Volcano Erupts a Second Time
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Santiago -Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted on Thursday for the second time in a day, causing the evacuation of thousands of residents, officials said.
Education Reform Is a Shared Concern - Habib Essid
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The Education reform is a national matter that concerns all Tunisian families and components of the civil society and its implementation falls on all, Prime Minister Habib Essid said Thursday.
Elizabeth Guigou - Anna Lindh Foundation to Support Tunisian Young Artists
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -"A back-up project dedicated to Tunisian young artists and creators will be launched at the initiative of the Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for Dialogue between Cultures Anna Lindh," announced Elizabeth Guigou, President of the Foreign Affairs Commission at the French National Assembly and of Anna Lindh Foundation.
Caid Essebsi Congratulates Tarek Bouchamaoui On His Election to Fifa Executive Committee
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Carthage -President Beji Caid Essebsi congratulated, Wednesday, Tarek Bouchamaoui on his election to the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Executive Committee.
National Dialogue On Education System's Reform Starts
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The National dialogue on the education system's reform was launched, Thursday morning, at the initiative of the Education Ministry in collaboration with the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) and the Arab Institute for Human Rights (AIHR).
Aspa Chooses Tunisia to Host 9th Seminar of Arab Sports Journalists
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisia was chosen by the Arab Sports Press Association (ASPA) to host the 9th Seminar of Arab Sports Journalists 2015, during its executive bureau's meeting held, Wednesday in Doha.
Man Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Attack Church in France
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Paris -French police have arrested a 24-year-old man suspected of planning an attack on "one or two churches" in a Paris suburb, after discovering weapons, ammunition and evidence of his plans in his house, the country's interior minister has said.
Cabinet Meeting Approves Two Draft Laws Setting High Offices of State
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Kasbah -The cabinet meeting held, Wednesday in Kasbah, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Habib Essid approved two draft laws setting the high offices of the state, in accordance with the provisions of articles 78 and 92 of the Constitution.