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  • COVID-19 pandemic | Tunisian doctor plays violin to bring hope, smile to his patients Feb 22, 2021 01:49 PM IST

    COVID-19 pandemic | Tunisian doctor plays violin to bring hope, smile to his patients

    Dr Mohamed Salah Siala’s music helps not just the patients but also health workers. They have been under pressure in the last few months because of the increased number of virus-linked hospitalisations that spiked at the beginning of the year.

  • Ten years on, anger simmers in Tunisian town where 'Arab Spring' began over joblessness, inequality Dec 15, 2020 08:53 PM IST

    Ten years on, anger simmers in Tunisian town where 'Arab Spring' began over joblessness, inequality

    Ten years ago, a fruit seller set himself ablaze in the central Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid after an altercation with a policewoman about where he had put his cart. Word of Mohammed Bouazizi’s fatal act of defiance quickly spread, sparking nationwide protests that eventually toppled Tunisia’s long-serving leader and helped inspire similar uprisings across the region -- the so-called 'Arab Spring'.

  • India and Tunisia focus on expanding bilateral economic ties, to work closely in multilateral forums Jan 23, 2020 09:52 AM IST

    India and Tunisia focus on expanding bilateral economic ties, to work closely in multilateral forums

    Jaishankar arrived in Tunis earlier in the day on the concluding leg of his three-day two-nation trip to Niger and Tunisia. The tour is his first outreach to the African continent after becoming the foreign minister last year.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Tunisia tops Panama 2-1 for first World Cup win in 40 years Jun 29, 2018 02:32 AM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2018: Tunisia tops Panama 2-1 for first World Cup win in 40 years

    Goals from Ben Youssef and Wahbi Khazri cancelled out Panama's first half strike, ensuring Tunisia don't finish at the bottom of the group.

  • PAN vs TUN FIFA World Cup 2018 Highlights: Tunisia win their first World Cup game in 40 years Jun 29, 2018 01:05 AM IST

    PAN vs TUN FIFA World Cup 2018 Highlights: Tunisia win their first World Cup game in 40 years

    Catch all the highlights of the Group G encounter between Panama and Tunisia at the Mordovia Arena.

  • In Pics: FIFA World Cup 2018: Belgium vs Tunisia - as it happened Jun 24, 2018 03:34 PM IST

    In Pics: FIFA World Cup 2018: Belgium vs Tunisia - as it happened

    Here's a the glimpse of all the action from the Group G encounter between Belgium and Tunisia at the Spartak Stadium, Moscow.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Two each for Hazard and Lukaku as Belgium thump Tunisia 5-2 Jun 23, 2018 08:01 PM IST

    FIFA World Cup 2018: Two each for Hazard and Lukaku as Belgium thump Tunisia 5-2

    With the win Belgium are virtually assured of a place in the last-16. Tunisia will depend on other match results to confirm their fate in the tournament.

  • BEL vs TUN FIFA World Cup 2018 Highlights: Belgium hand Tunisia a 5-2 drubbing Jun 23, 2018 07:15 PM IST

    BEL vs TUN FIFA World Cup 2018 Highlights: Belgium hand Tunisia a 5-2 drubbing

    Catch all the highlights from the Group G encounter between Belgium and Tunisia at the Spartak Stadium, Moscow.

  • Emirates stops flying to Tunisia following row over the ban on Tunisian women Dec 25, 2017 01:44 PM IST

    Emirates stops flying to Tunisia following row over the ban on Tunisian women

    The announcement came two days after Tunisian government officials said the UAE had banned Tunisian woman from flying to or transiting through its territory

  • VVIP chopper deal: CBI gets partial responses to its LRs Dec 15, 2016 07:40 PM IST

    VVIP chopper deal: CBI gets partial responses to its LRs

    CBI has received partial responses to the Letters Rogatory it sent to six countries for establishing the money trail in the Rs 3767-crore AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal case.

  • India, Tunisia to foster cooperation in IT, telecom sector Jul 21, 2016 08:46 AM IST

    India, Tunisia to foster cooperation in IT, telecom sector

    "The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Tunisia on June 2, 2016 for strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Digital Economy," an official statement said.

  • India, Tunisia sign 2 agreements in IT, handicrafts sectors Jun 03, 2016 07:28 AM IST

    India, Tunisia sign 2 agreements in IT, handicrafts sectors

    The two sides also discussed the issue of spreading tide of extremism and terrorism which is a threat we both face, Vice President Hamid Ansari said while making the joint press statement with Tunisia Prime Minister Habib Essid.

  • Tunisia's 'National Dialogue Quartet' win Nobel Peace Prize Oct 09, 2015 04:17 PM IST

    Tunisia's 'National Dialogue Quartet' win Nobel Peace Prize

    The Quartet paved the way for a peaceful dialogue between the citizens, the political parties and the authorities and helped to find consensus-based solutions to a wide range of challenges across political and religious divides.

  • India has progress in reducing open defecation rates: UN Jul 01, 2015 11:51 AM IST

    India has progress in reducing open defecation rates: UN

    The Joint Monitoring Programme report, "Progress on Sanitation and Drinking Water: 2015 Update and MDG Assessment" released said one in every three or 2.4 billion people on the planet are still without sanitation facilities, including 946 million people who defecate in the open.

  • Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 agenda Jun 08, 2015 09:20 AM IST

    Greece and Ukraine crises drown out G7 agenda

    Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations meet on Sunday in the Bavarian Alps for a summit overshadowed by Greece‘s debt crisis and ongoing violence in Ukraine.

  • Investors cling to frontiers as emerging markets sink Feb 06, 2014 09:26 AM IST

    Investors cling to frontiers as emerging markets sink

    Lebanon, Tunisia, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Qatar and Kuwait are among the world's lesser developed markets and are outperforming more mainstream emerging markets in the most recent storm.

  • Rainforest Challenge officially launched in India Feb 05, 2014 01:45 PM IST

    Rainforest Challenge officially launched in India

    In the first edition of RFC in India, both international and local teams are expected to participate. Cougar Motorsports says that nearly 50 teams have registered for the event.

  • Middle East virus unlikely to cause SARS-like epidemic Jul 26, 2013 11:09 AM IST

    Middle East virus unlikely to cause SARS-like epidemic

    In the fullest clinical analysis yet of the new virus, British and Saudi researchers said that while there are many similarities between MERS and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) - which emerged in China in 2002 and killed around 800 people worldwide - there are also important differences.

  • 2011 'Year of the Tyrant,' 2012 ominous for Syria, Iraq Dec 22, 2011 11:02 PM IST

    2011 'Year of the Tyrant,' 2012 ominous for Syria, Iraq

    It all began with a slap and a slur hurled at a poor vegetable seller by a policewoman in a provincial Tunisian city. Mohamed Bouazizi set himself alight in a protest that ignited a chain of fires across the Arab world. Twelve months after his death, he would scarcely recognise the region he knew.

  • World Bank unveils $6bn for Egypt and Tunisia May 25, 2011 08:11 AM IST

    World Bank unveils $6bn for Egypt and Tunisia

    World Bank President Robert Zoellick on Tuesday unveiled USD 6 billion in funding to help Tunisia and Egypt address budget and reserve shortfalls this year and next, following popular uprisings that ended years of dictatorships but which have caused economic stress.

  • Gaddafi vows not to quit, offers talks with NATO Apr 30, 2011 08:27 PM IST

    Gaddafi vows not to quit, offers talks with NATO

    Defiant Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi vowed on Saturday not to quit, but said he was ready for a "ceasefire and negotiations" as NATO bombed a key government complex in Tripoli while the Libyan regime stepped up the offensive in the besieged western city of Misurata.

  • Foreign plot against Gulf foiled: Bahrain king Mar 21, 2011 07:36 PM IST

    Foreign plot against Gulf foiled: Bahrain king

    Bahrain's monarch Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today said an external plot to subvert security and stability in the country had been foiled as he praised the Saudi-led GCC force for helping crush an unprecedented unrest in the majority Shia nation

  • S&P gives Egypt rating a reprieve but cuts Libya Mar 11, 2011 11:36 AM IST

    S&P gives Egypt rating a reprieve but cuts Libya

    Standard & Poor's took a step back from a potential downgrade of Egypt's BB long-term foreign currency credit rating on Thursday, citing improved prospects for political transition.

  • Gaddafi launches counter-offensive on Libya rebels Mar 07, 2011 09:23 AM IST

    Gaddafi launches counter-offensive on Libya rebels

    Troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi launched counter-offensives against rebel-held towns on Sunday, increasing fears that Libya is heading for a civil war rather than the swift revolutions seen in Tunisia and Egypt.

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