15 dead, 70 injured in Tunisia train accident

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on 15 dead, 70 injured in Tunisia train accident 

TUNIS, June 16 — At least 15 people were killed and 70 more injured when a train hit a truck in south of the capital Tunis on Tuesday, in one of the worst rail accidents in the country's history, according to the Interior Ministry.

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Tunisia names new prime minister

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tunisia names new prime minister 

TUNIS, Jan. 5 — Nidaa Tounes, Tunisia's largest political party, has chosen a former interior minister to form a new cabinet, Parliament Speaker Mohamed Ennaceur said on Monday.

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Chicago agricultural commodities close lower

December 31, 2014 by · Comments Off on Chicago agricultural commodities close lower 

CHICAGO, Dec. 31 — Chicago Board of Trade agricultural commodities closed lower on Tuesday with all three major commodities falling.

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Iran, Tunisia form joint tradesmen council

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on Iran, Tunisia form joint tradesmen council 

TEHRAN, Dec. 30 — Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade announced formation of a joint tradesmen council of Iran and Tunisia and expressed hope that relations between entrepreneurs and economic and commercial activists of the two countries will further increase.

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Tunisia allows Russians visa-free stay for 90 days

December 6, 2014 by · Comments Off on Tunisia allows Russians visa-free stay for 90 days 

MOSCOW, Dec. 5 — Russians do not need to receive visas to travel to Tunisia.

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Algeria steps up control on Libyan border over attack threat

November 26, 2014 by · Comments Off on Algeria steps up control on Libyan border over attack threat 

ALGIERS, Nov. 26 — Algerian army have stepped up control along the country's borderline with Libya over security reports of potential terror attacks, a security source revealed to Xinhua on Tuesday.

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Tunisian presidential election goes to a runoff

November 25, 2014 by · Comments Off on Tunisian presidential election goes to a runoff 

TUNIS, Nov. 25 — The two front runners in Tunisia's 2014 presidential election are heading for a run-off vote, the head of the Elections Board (ISIE) Chafik Sarsar announced on Tuesday morning in Tunis.

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