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2015-08-29 Youth Promotion Major Challenge, Says PM
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Hammamet -Prime Minister Habib Essid Friday said youth promotion is a major challenge for the Government.

2015-08-29 UGTT Calls for Withdrawal of Draft Law On Economic Reconciliation
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -The Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT), on Friday, called for the withdrawal of the bill on economic and financial reconciliation in its current version.

2015-08-29 Tunisia Preparing to Introduce New Protest Deterrence Methods
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Tunisia is preparing to introduce new protest deterrence mechanisms, respectful of human rights.

2015-08-29 Prime Minister Visits Two Aeronautics Companies in Ben Arous
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Prime Minister Habib Essid, on Friday, visited companies "STELLA" and "DEMAT" based in the industrial area of El Mghira, Ben Arous and specialising in the production of aerospace components.

2015-08-29 6th Review Under Sba Between Tunisia and IMF to Be Considered in September
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board and the Tunisian authorities will consider at the end of September a staff-level agreement on the Sixth Review under the Stand-By-Arrangement.

2015-08-29 President of Republic Meets Fiba President
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Carthage, -President Beji Caid Essebsi received, on Friday at the Palace of Carthage, President of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), Horacio Muratore and President of FIBA-Africa Hamane Niang who were accompanied by the Secretary-General of the African federation and the President of the Tunisian Basketball Federation.

2015-08-29 Csid President Suggests Holding International Conference in Tunisia to Raise Development Funds
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Carthage, -At his meeting Friday with President Beji Caid Essebsi, President of the Centre for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID) Radhouane Masmoudi suggested the organisation of an international conference in Tunisia to raise needed funds to help the country overcome the economic crisis it is facing.

2015-08-29 Civil Society, Media Representatives' Delegation Visit Syria
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -A delegation of the civil society and media representatives, on Friday, began a visit to Syria to know about the situation of the Tunisian community in this country and that of Tunisian detainees, especially those who received a release in 2013 but are still in Syrian prisons.

2015-08-29 Speeding Up Pace of Developing Strategy for Creation of Regions Bank - Finmin
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Finance Minister Slim Chaker recommended accelerating the pace of developing the strategy for the creation of the bank of regions.

2015-08-28 'Jica Preparing Supporting Document to Next Five-Year Plan' - Atsushi Asano
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The Resident Representative of the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) Office in Tunisia Atsushi Asano said in an exclusive interview with TAP that JICA has just prepared a document "the first of its kind," on Tunisia-JICA co-operation for the next five years, in support to the Tunisian five-year plan.

2015-08-27 2021 Mediterranean Games - Oran Picked to Host 19th Edition
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Pescara -Algeria's Oran was elected host city of the 19th edition of the Mediterranean Games in 2021 at the General Assembly of the International Committee of the Mediterranean Games (ICMG) held Thursday in Pescara, Italy.

2015-08-28 Inner Cabinet Meeting Looks At Draft Organic Law On Local, Municipal Elections
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Kasbah -A draft organic law on local and municipal elections and a draft code of local authorities took centre stage at an inner cabinet meeting held, on Thursday evening, under chairmanship of Premier Habib Essid.

2015-08-28 Tunisian Mouna Chebbah Voted Best Player in French Championship
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -Tunisian centre-half playing for Nimes, Mouna Chebbah, was voted, Thursday in Paris, best female player at the France handball Championship 2014-2015.

2015-08-27 Parliament Starts Discussion of Draft Law On Competition and Prices
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The House of People's Representatives (HPR) began the discussion of a draft law on competition and prices at a plenary session Thursday.

2015-08-27 'Tunisian Economy Goes Into Technical Recession' - BCT
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) went down 0.7% in the second quarter of the current year, compared to the previous quarter, after a 0.2% decrease in Q1, confirming the entry of the Tunisian economy in technical recession, according to the monthly economic reform of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT).

2015-08-27 IAAF World Championships - Women's 3000m Steeple - Habiba Gheribi Wins Silver Medal
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisian athlete Habiba Gheribi won the silver medal at the IAAF World Championships Women's 3000m steeple after clocking 9:19.24 at the final Wednesday in Beijing, China.

2015-08-27 Negotiation Sessions Will Help Overcome Obstacles - UGTT
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Hammamet -Spokesperson for the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) Sami Tahri said the meetings launched Tuesday as part of the 4+4 Committee will help overcome obstacles that can hinder the process of social negotiations.

2015-08-27 FM, Libyan Counterpart Discuss Resumption of Inter-Libyan Dialogue
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Minister of Foreign Affairs Taieb Baccouche met, Wednesday in Tunis, his Libyan counterpart Mohamed Dairi.

2015-08-27 Ben Issa Dissatisfied With Detention Conditions in Rabta Prison
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Minister of Justice Mohamed Salah Ben Issa, Wednesday, said he was greatly displeased with the detention conditions in the Rabta Prison, particularly deploring the poor state of the kitchen.

2015-08-27 Suspected Terrorist Returning From Libya Arrested in Ben Guerdane
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Medenine -A suspected terrorist returning from Libya was arrested, Wednesday at dawn in Hay Ennour, delegation of Ben Guerdane, said a security source.

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