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Layli Foroudi

Battle of Carthage: Tunisia demolishes homes to protect ancient site

Aug 13 2019

CARTHAGE, Tunisia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Saber Sessi was working the night shift at a municipality vehicle depot in Carthage, Tunisia, when he signed off on five bulldozers in the early hours of July 9.

As garbage piles up in Tunisian cities, waste pickers demand recognition

Jul 31 2019

TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the early hours of a Sunday morning, before the city of Tunis wakes up and the sun becomes unbearably hot, Raouf Hayetlili and his neighbor Noureddine Tayara are already pulling trailers of plastic up a hill.

'Everything is stolen from us': Tunisians fight to preserve cultural heritage

Jun 18 2019

FOUSSANA, Tunisia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Standing near the shrine of the Sufi saint Sidi Boughanem in western Tunisia, Karim points to the earth below his feet.

No secret safe in age of AI, says French digital envoy

Jun 13 2019

TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Be it illness or an affair, your secret may no longer be safe as artificial intelligence gives government and business the power to crawl over personal data, France's digital envoy said on Thursday.

'Get land from your husbands': Tunisia divided over equal inheritance for women

Mar 08 2019

KASSERINE, Tunisia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Souad Gharsalli lives in a rented flat in the center of Kasserine, in western Tunisia, baking and selling artisanal bread to make money. But she should be growing olive trees for a living, she says.

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