Tunisia: declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union

  The EU is following developments in Tunisia very closely. The country’s commitment to democracy, and respect for the rule of law, for the Constitution and for the legislative framework must be maintained, while remaining attuned to the wishes and aspirations of the Tunisian people. We therefore call for institutional stability to be restored as quickly as possible, and in […]

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Michael Palin joins Amnesty call for UK to urgently redistribute Covid-19 doses

Amnesty International and actor Michael Palin are urgently calling on the UK government to redistribute Covid-19 vaccines to ensure that those most at risk – no matter where they live – can receive a life-saving jab, as Nepal and many other countries continue to battle with a catastrophic health crisis. In Nepal, more than 1.4 million at-risk people received their […]

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Four die of coronavirus in Tataouine, 150 new infections

Four people died of the coronavirus during the last 24 hours in Tataouine, while 150 others tested positive for the virus. This takes the case tally in the region to 10,427, including 400 fatalities, according to a report published on Wednesday by the Local Health Directorate. There are currently 44 coronavirus patients admitted to the local hospital in Tataouine, 3 […]

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Monastir records 15 more coronavirus fatalities and 188 infections in 48 hours

Monastir governorate saw 15 more fatalities of the coronavirus during the last 48 hours, while another 188 people tested positive for the virus. This brings the overall number of coronavirus infections in the region to 33,895 cases, including 26,486 recoveries, 6,681 active cases and 728 fatalities, according to the latest statistics published Wednesday by the Local Health Directorate. There are […]

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Kef: Fires ravage Sakiet Sidi Youssef forests

Several forest fires have ravaged the mountains of Sakiet Sidi Youssef (Governorate of Kef) causing human and material damage in affected villages. In a statement to TAP, the district head of forests in Sakiet Sidi Youssef, Samir Souleiman said that the situation remains “critical”, stressing that the forest centre in Ain Nesma was destroyed by the fires. From the Algerian […]

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COVID-19: Number of deaths and infections up in Gabes

Three more COVID-19 fatalities were logged in Gabes governorate in the past 24 hours, taking the death count in the region to 516, Preventive Health Director Yahya Hamdi said Wednesday. 154 infections were also reported from 425 conducted tests, pushing the caseload to 17,655, including 1,187 active infection cases. 87 COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalised in the region, 8 of […]

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