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2015-07-31 Counterterror Law Endangers Rights, Say NGOs
[HRW] Tunis -Tunisia's new counterterrorism law imperils human rights and lacks the necessary safeguards against abuse, eight nongovernmental organizations said today.

2015-07-31 Boosting Tunisian-French Co-Operation in Security Field
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -A letter of intent was signed at the end of the visit paid, July 2 to France, by Interior Minister Nejim Gharsalli, on the invitation of his opposite number François Bernard Cazeneuve, according to an Interior Ministry press release, Friday.

2015-07-31 Old-School Trade Unionism, New Ideas
[Africa In Fact] Some 500 senior members of the historic trade union federation, the Union générale Tunisienne du travail (UGTT), gathered in early May in Tozeur, an oasis resort in southern Tunisia.

2015-07-31 FM Says Security, Fight Against Terrorism and Development Top Priority
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche said that contributing to restoring security, countering terrorism and achieving development » are the priorities of the Tunisian diplomacy. »

2015-07-31 Egypt Volleyball Team Defeats Tunisia, Wins Men's African Nations Championship
[Egypt Online] The Egyptian national volleyball team on Thursday 30/07/2015 won the men's African Nations Championship after defeating Tunisia in a game held at Cairo International Stadium's indoor hall.

2015-07-31 Fire On Mount Ourahnia in Tabarka
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -A fire broke out, Thursday on Mount Ourahnia in the delegation of Tabarka, governorate of Jendouba, without causing victims at the exception of some difficulties to breath diagnosed among four persons in addition to two cases of fainting, the Interior Ministry said in a press release, Friday.

2015-07-31 Country's Economy Requires Further Efforts to Attract Foreign and Domestic Investment, Caid Essebsi Estimates
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisia's economic situation requires further efforts to attract foreign and domestic investment, estimated, Thursday, President Beji Caid Essebsi at the end of the annual conference of diplomatic and consular missions to Tunisia.

2015-07-31 School Month - PM Visits Dr. Graulle School in Sousse
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Sousse -Prime Minister Habib Essid paid a visit, Thursday to the Dr. Graulle school in Sousse, where he had followed his primary education studies.

2015-07-31 World Cadet Championship 2015 - Warmup/Qatar Tournament - Tunisia - Serbia 30-23
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisia's cadet handball team beat Serbia's 30-23 at a friendly part of the Qatar tournament, a warmup for the World cadet championship scheduled for August 7-20 in Russia.

2015-07-31 PM Calls for Completing Off Track Projects in Kairouan
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Prime Minister Habib Essid underlined the need to iron out difficulties in the way of completing successfully projects in Kairouan as he chaired Thursday an inner cabinet meeting on means to boost the development process in the governorate, said a Prime Ministry press release.

2015-07-31 German Defense Minister Asks What She Can Do for Tunisia
[Deutsche Welle] German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen traveled to Tunisia to find out what Germany can do to help it as it struggles with democracy. DW reporter Udo Bauer was there.

2015-07-31 African Cup of Nations (Men) - Tunisia Concede Defeat to Egypt 0-3 in Final
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Cairo -The Tunisian national men's volleyball team Thursday lost 0-3 to title holders Egypt (24-26, 18-25, 21-25) at the final of the 2015 African Cup of Nations.

2015-07-30 Terrorism Threatens Not Only Tunisia, but All Mediterranean - German DM
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -German Defence Minister (DM) Ursula von der Leyen said, Wednesday in Tunis, that terrorism threatens not only Tunisia, but all the Mediterranean.

2015-07-30 It Is the Responsibility of German Government to Support Tunisia - German Defence Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Bardo -It is the responsibility of the German government to bring continued support to Tunisia, said German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen who started on Tuesday a two-day official visit to Tunisia.

2015-07-30 Fostering Tunisian-Algerian Relations - Algerian Energy Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Algeria's Energy Minister Salah Khebri affirmed, Thursday, that efforts are exerted to further reinforce Tunisian-Algerian relations to meet the aspirations of the two countries' peoples.

2015-07-29 Baghdadi Mahmoudi's Defence Says It Will Sue Hamadi Jebali
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The defence team for Libya's former premier Baghdadi Mahmoudi blamed the government of Hamadi Jebali for "the unfair" trial of their client.

2015-07-30 Tunisia Inflation Rate Drops to 4.1 Percent in July - Cabinet Meeting
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The inflation rate fell to 4.1% in July down from 5% in June, Secretary-General of the Government Ahmed Zarrouk said. The drop was posted for three straight months, he indicated.

2015-07-29 First Tunisian Search Engine Launched
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The first Tunisian search engine «AYN» (where?), was officially launched, Wednesday, in Tunis, announced its designer Zaghouani Hamdi.

2015-07-29 There Are No Strains in Relationship With Algeria, Decision to Appoint Consul-General in Damascus 'Sovereign'
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Tunisia and Algeria have strong ties of fraternity and co-operation, Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche Tuesday said. There are no strains in the relationship with Algeria, he emphasised.

2015-07-30 Caid Essebsi Receives German Defence Minister
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Carthage -President of the Republic BĂ©ji Caid Essebsi had a meeting Wednesday with German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen.

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