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Migration Information Centre for Young People Opens in Tunis

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 24, 2014 — IOM and Tunisia’s National Observatory for Youth (ONJ) will today (24/10) open a new Swiss-funded Migration Information Center for young people in Tunis. The centre, which is backed by the Swiss Agency for Development and

Switzerland supports free elections in Tunisia

BERN, Switzerland, October 24, 2014 — Switzerland is committed to ensuring the success of the upcoming elections in Tunisia. Switzerland is a major stakeholder with a wide variety of programmes in Tunisia and is providing significant assistance to the UN Development

Visit to the Republic of Zambia and the Republic of Tunisia by Mr. Kazuyuki Nakane, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs

TOKYO, Japan, October 24, 2014 — 1. Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Kazuyuki Nakane will visit the Republic of Zambia and the Republic of Tunisia from October 23 to 27. 2. In Zambia, Parliamentary Vice-Minister Nakane will attend events for

Clashes in Oued Ellil – National Guard Officer Killed and Another Wounded

A national guard officer, who was hit in the clashes that erupted, Thursday at dawn, between a terrorist group and the security forces in Chebbaou, (Oued Ellil- Manouba), succumbed to his injuries and another was wounded in the arm, a security

Tunisia Holds Election Dry Run

To prepare for all surprises on the real election day, Tunisia held a test vote last Saturday (October 18th). “Preparations have reached final phases,” said Mohamed Chafik Sarsar, who heads the Independent High Electoral Commission (ISIE). “ISIE employees and cadres are

Two Servicemen Slightly Wounded in Landmine Explosion in Sakiet Sidi Youssef

Two servicemen were slightly wounded, Thursday morning in Sakiet Sidi Youssef in Kef, following the explosion of a landmine while patrolling the area. According to Official Spokesperson for the National Defense Ministry, Lieutenant-Colonel Belhassan Oueslati, the explosion occured when military forces

Safer Tunisia Is the Message We Want to Convey to the World – Mehdi Jomaa

A safer Tunisia is the message we want to convey to the world by making the elections a success, Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa said, Wednesday, on the sidelines of the inauguration of the election media centre at the Tunis Convention Centre.

Two Terrorists Captured in Kebili – Interior Ministry

Two terrorists were captured, Thursday at dawn in Kebili, Official Spokesperson for the Interior Ministry Mohamed Ali Laroui said. “The two terrorists, described as dangerous, killed a night watchman on duty in a public establishment. They were arrested in possession of

Manouba – Exchange of Fire Between Security Forces and Terrorist Group in Oued Ellil

An exchange of fire took place, Thursday at dawn, between a terrorist group and national guard forces in the locality of Chebbaou in Oued Ellil (governorate of Manouba), a security sources told TAP correspondent in the region. “The dwelling where the