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No, this moving installation about migration was not displayed on the island of Lampedusa

The Observers 29 Jul 2022
The number of people making attempts to cross the Mediterranean from Libya or Tunisia to Italy, and, thus, Europe, has been on the rise since early June. More than a thousand migrants arrived in Italy on the weekend of July 23 and 24 alone, while hundreds of others, who were ...
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Over 90% of Tunisian voters back new constitutionThe vote came a year after President Kais ...

Deccan Herald 26 Jul 2022
According to the pollster's findings, over 20 per cent of Tunisia's 9.3 million registered voters cast their ballots, amid an opposition boycott call ... The "yes" vote was weighted towards women, mostly older, and from the coastal regions including Tunisia's major cities," he added ... Tunisia.
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WAFCON 2022: Zambian Barbra Banda ruled out over ‘gender eligibility’ issues

Joy Online 08 Jul 2022
Zambia captain Barbra Banda has been ruled out of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) after failing gender eligibility tests ... Zambia opened their Group C campaign with a 0-0 draw against three-time runners-up Cameroon on Sunday and face Tunisia on Wednesday prior to finishing the group with a clash against debutants Togo at the weekend.
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Tunisia launches green hydrogen project

Renewables Now 29 Jun 2022
Tunisia is determined to develop the renewable energy sector despite the delay it has experienced.”. The statement was made at the inauguration of the first floating photovoltaic (PV) park in the Middle East and North Africa which went online in Tunisia last weekend.
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Hundreds protest in Tunis against president's plan for constitution

The New Arab 19 Jun 2022
The president's supporters say he is standing up to elite forces whose bungling and corruption have condemned Tunisia to a decade of political paralysis and economic stagnation ... But opposition to Saied remains fragmented, as shown by the separate demonstrations at the weekend. #Tunisia.
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Heat wave: Toulouse will be hotter this afternoon and Saturday than in Dubai

Swords Today 17 Jun 2022
Essential. France is currently experiencing a severe heat wave that will cause unprecedented temperatures in June ... The comparison is worrying ... In Marseille and Paris the thermometer should show 35 degrees Celsius, the same temperature as in Cairo, Egypt, or Gaffsa, Tunisia. Breast or Dijon will experience unprecedented temperatures this weekend. 34 C.
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Swiatek feeling 'fresher' after skipping Madrid Open

The Times of India 09 May 2022
ROME ... The Polish star is returning to action at this week's Italian Open, hoping to extend her 23-match unbeaten run ... "I feel fresher ... She also congratulated Tunisia's Ons Jabeur on winning the biggest title of her career in Madrid at the weekend ... .
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Ukraine diplomacy, wasted COVID vaccines, and Darfur’s rising toll: The Cheat Sheet

The New Humanitarian 29 Apr 2022
Our editors’ weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe. On our radar ... More than 20 people died in five separate shipwrecks off the coast of Libya and Tunisia last weekend, and 25 are feared dead after a boat capsized on the Atlantic maritime route between West Africa and the Spanish Canary Islands ... Weekend read ... .
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Rugby Sevens WCQ: Team Ghana left stranded at Tunisia airport

Joy Online 27 Apr 2022
The national female rugby team were left stranded in Tunisia ahead of this weekend’s Rugby Sevens World Cup final shoot-out.
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Death toll in migrant boats disaster off Tunisia rises to 20

Reuters 26 Apr 2022
TUNIS, April 25 (Reuters) - The death toll from African migrant boats that sank off Tunisia at the weekend rose to 20 people on ...
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Tunisian navy arrests suspected people smuggler

The New Arab 26 Apr 2022
The death toll from African migrant boats that sank off Tunisia at the weekend rose to 20 people on Monday, a judicial official said, the latest migrant boat ...
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Tanker that sank off Tunisia was empty: ministry

The New Arab 23 Apr 2022
A fuel tanker that sank in waters off Tunisia last weekend was empty, the government said on Friday, ruling out the risk of pollution. But authorities announced they had arrested the ship's rescued crew after divers found evidence the ship's GPS had been deliberately destroyed and its bridge computers ripped out ... GPS 'destroyed' ... ....
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Fuel tanker that sank off Tunisia was empty, says government

France24 22 Apr 2022
A fuel tanker that sank in waters off Tunisia last weekend was empty, the government said on Friday, ruling out the risk of pollution ... .
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Tunisia says tanker that sank in Gulf of Gabes is empty

The Arab Weekly 22 Apr 2022
TUNIS -. A general cargo vessel that sank in waters off Tunisia last weekend was empty, the government said on Friday, ruling out the risk of pollution. The Equatorial Guinea-flagged Xelo was thought to have been carrying 750 tonnes of diesel when it went down en route between Egypt and Malta on Saturday ... “It poses no immediate pollution risk.” ... .
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Italian ship inspects tanker which capsized off Tunisia

The New Arab 19 Apr 2022
An Italian naval vessel specialised in marine pollution clean-up arrived on Tuesday in waters off Tunisia where a tanker laden with diesel fuel capsized at the weekend ... The director of Tunisia's environmental protection agency, Lotfi Saeed, said that three specialist Tunisian firms had offered to pump the fuel off the ship ... ....

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