Tunisia

May 3, 2000

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French foreign minister Hubert Vedrine on Tuesday urged the Tunisian government to find a humanitarian solution to a journalist who went on hunger str

May 1, 2000

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Five more brothers and sisters of Tunisian journalist Taoufik Ben Brick joined him on hunger strike over press liberty in Tunisia from Monday, his sis

April 30, 2000

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The standoff between Tunisian journalist Twafiq Bin Brick and the country's authorities has hardened after the reporter's brother announced he would

April 27, 2000

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Tunisian journalist Taoufik Ben Brick confirmed Thursday that he had resumed his hunger strike in protest over the confiscation of his passport, after

April 12, 2000

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Tunisian Prime Minister, Mr. Mohammad Ghanouchi, met with a group of foreign investors in Tunis on April 10. According to the Tunisian Daily Nouvelles de Tunisie, the Premier ardently stressed the fav

April 11, 2000

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Tunisia, the hosting country for 14th Mediterranean Games, has just finished major preparations for the upcoming event, scheduled to take place betwe

April 8, 2000

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Thousands of Tunisians turned out Saturday to pay a final tribute to independence leader Habib Bourguiba, who died Thursday at the age of 97.   Lead

March 29, 2000

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President Zein Ben Ali and his wife, Lailah, finished today a three-day official visit to Poland intended to strengthen political and commercial ties

March 28, 2000

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Tunisia has emerged in recent years as an attractive tourist destination because of its political stability, modern tourism facilities and beautiful b

March 13, 2000

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For the fifth consecutive time, the Jordanian team finished its friendly game in a draw.   Yesterday's game against Bosnia-Herzegovina ended scoreless

March 8, 2000

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 Esperance and E.S. Sahel will take their battle to the end of the season for the Tunisian championship.  In the recent round, the season's 15th of 2

March 5, 2000

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Population:10.02 million (1992)Religions:Over 99% Moslem with a very small indigenous Jewish communityGovernment:Republic with an elected parliamentLanguages:Arabic, FrenchWork Week:Private Sector:Mon

March 1, 2000

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Although Tunisia has enacted several laws pertaining to environmental protection, enforcement of environmental legislation has not been consistent until recently, due both to the lack of staff and res

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 Employment relations in Tunisia are governed by the Labor Code of 1956. Labor contracts may be for a definite or an indefinite period of time. A definite period contract may specify that it is val

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Investment IncentivesTunisia has enacted several laws to encourage foreign investment in the industrial, agricultural and tourism sectors. Legislation promoting foreign investment in the service secto