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Protesters clash with police in Tunisian mining town over jobs

TUNIS Tunisian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse angry protesters who burned a police station in a mining town in the south of the country to demand jobs and development, witnesses told Reuters.

Tunisian engineer killed by kidnappers in southwest Cameroon: government

YAOUNDE A Tunisian engineer has been killed by his kidnappers in southwest Cameroon, but three of his colleagues have been rescued, the government said.

World, Africa, Mar 20 2018

Militant blows self up during stand-off with Tunisian forces

TUNIS A militant blew himself up as Tunisian security forces surrounded him and another fighter in a house near the Libyan border on Monday, the interior ministry said.

World, Libya Mar 19 2018

Armed group abducts two Tunisians in Cameroon

TUNIS An unidentified armed group in southwestern Cameroon has kidnapped two Tunisians working on a road construction project for a Tunisian company, the Tunisian government said on Monday.

World, Africa Mar 19 2018

Tunisian women march for equal inheritance rights

TUNIS Hundreds of women took to the streets in the Tunisian capital on Saturday to demand equal inheritance rights as men, a subject often seen as taboo in the Arab world.

World, Mar 10 2018

Spain plans no further cabinet changes besides economy minister: PM

MADRID Spain's new economy minister will be in place by next week and no further cabinet changes are expected, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said during a press conference in Tunisia on Monday.

World, Feb 26 2018

Last residents hold on in Tunisia's underground houses

MATMATA, Tunisia In the arid valleys of southern Tunisia's Djebel Dahar region, people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against searing summer heat and winter winds.

World, Feb 23 2018

Tunisia phosphate exports halted by job protests

UMM AL-ARAIS, Tunisia Young men block the entrance of a Tunisian phosphate mine, halting exports as they demand jobs in a conflict that is exacerbating an economic crisis in the North African country.

World, Africa Feb 16 2018

Al Qaeda trying to regroup in Tunisia after Islamic State setbacks: sources

TUNIS/ALGIERS The killing of a senior Algerian militant by special forces soon after he slipped into Tunisia has raised concern that al Qaeda is trying to regroup in the North African state as rival Islamic State has suffered major setbacks, security sources say.

World, Africa Feb 07 2018

Macron pledges investment for Tunisia's struggling economy

TUNIS France's President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he would push to double French investment in Tunisia over five years to buttress its faltering economy and transition to democracy.

World, France Feb 01 2018