December 16, 2017 | Tunisia News Gazette

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“Ruling coalition does not want municipal elections, for lack of programme” (Ghazi Chaouachi)

Secretary-General of the Democratic Current Ghazi Chaouachi said the ruling coalition “has no desire to organise the municipal elections for lack of a programme, which is explained by the repeated postponement of the polls.”

At …

Low turnout on 1st day of German legislative by-elections (Mourakiboun)

The legislative by-elections in the constituency of Germany recorded a low turnout on the 1st day of voting, with only 233 voters or 0.88% of registered voters, the Mourakiboun network said Saturday.

“The electoral operation …

Rached Ghannouchi: we hope government will accept ISIE’s decision to postpone municipal elections to May 6

Ennahdha Movement President Rached Ghannouchi said Saturday he hoped the government would accept the decision of the electoral commission to postpone the municipal elections to May 6, 2018 and publish the electoral calendar at the …

“Changing date of municipal elections may jeopardise democratic process,” (Civil society)

Several civil society components expressed on Saturday astonishment at the fact that political parties had convened a consultation meeting with the Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE) to discuss the possibility of changing the date …

Four individuals arrested in Sejoumi for suspicion of belonging to terrorist organization

Four individuals, two among them are wanted, were arrested on Friday on suspicion of belonging to a terrorist organisation and violence.

According to an Interior Ministry press release, these individuals aged between 28 and 34 …