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News Tunisia » Government: The last inhabitants of Tunisia’s centuries old underground homes: Only a handful of families remain living in the ancient caves after government builds wave of new homes

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5426499/Future-Tunisias-famous-underground-houses-jeopardy.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

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. But in recent decades, rural depopulation has ...

News Tunisia » Government: Tunisia’s Next Revolution

News channel or source: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2018/02/tunisias-next-revolution
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Demonstrators place flowers in the barrels of soldiers guns as people take to the streets again to protest for changes in Tunisia's new government on January 20, 2011 in Tunis, Tunisia. Christopher Furlong / Getty Protests are once again shaking Tunisia.

News Tunisia » Government: UPDATE 1-Tunisia central bank governor says will resign-parliament website

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/tunisia-cenbank/update-1-tunisia-central-bank-governor-says-will-resign-parliament-website-idUSL8N1Q46M6
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Last week, the government said it wanted to sack Ayari and replace him ... Chahed’s move to replace Ayari came a day after central bank data showed Tunisia’s foreign currency reserves dropped to levels worth just 84 days of imports, their lowest ...

News Tunisia » Government: Tunisia’s Fledging Democracy in Danger: Europe to Pay for Stable Neighborhood

News channel or source: http://www.eubulletin.com/8206-tunisias-fledging-democracy-in-danger-europe-to-pay-for-stable-neighborhood.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Tunisia’s position as the only fledging democracy in the ... While the new democratically elected government added 140,000 employees to an already bloated civil service and state firms, it appointed mostly its own supporters who were moreover not ...

News Tunisia » Government: Tunisia Seeks Renewal Through the Olive Tree

News channel or source: https://www.oliveoiltimes.com/olive-oil-business/africa-middle-east/tunisia-seeks-renewal-olive-tree/62216
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

These bottles represent Tunisia’s hope to create a better future. The government wants to give life to these regions invaded by terrorists by planting olive trees.- Agriculture Minister Samir Taieb Seven years after Tunisia’s sweeping revolution in ...

News Tunisia » Government: Tunisia's ″Cemetery for the Unknown″

News channel or source: http://en.qantara.de/content/tunisias-cemetery-for-the-unknown-the-gravedigger-of-zarzis
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Today, he understands their decision a bit better, after all, young people in Tunisia are scarcely better off than the ... there is no more space. Since there is no government support, the Red Crescent is gathering donations to buy a new cemetery and ...

News Tunisia » Government: Tunisia phosphate exports halted by job protests

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/tunisia-phosphate-exports-halted-job-protests-171004857--finance.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The public service has long been the main employer in Tunisia, part of Ben Ali's system to buy loyalty, but the government has been trying to change this as part of efforts to bolster empty coffers. Local lawmaker Adnen Hajji agreed that the public service ...

News Tunisia » Government: Tunisia's Etoile demand match-fixing probe after mass riot

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/tunisias-etoile-demand-match-fixing-probe-mass-riot-182109426--sow.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Etoile said on their website they "suspect match fixing in the match against Esperance", and will be handing a dossier of information to government officials ... Football in Tunisia is regularly plagued by violence especially when the country's top ...

News Tunisia » Government: MORNING BULLETIN: Tunisia attack victim looked ‘like she was lying in the sun’

News channel or source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/briefings/morning-bulletin-tunisia-attack-victim-looked-like-she-was-lying-in-the-sun-467486.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

IRELAND: The husband of one of three Irish victims of the 2015 Tunisia terrorism attack has told an inquest ... to a person facing repossession as “a sick joke” and said the Government is “misinformed” about the situation impacting many families.

News Tunisia » Government: Tunisia’s public university professors in protest for higher wages

News channel or source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180222-tunisias-public-university-professors-in-protest-for-higher-wages/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Hundreds of professors from public universities in Tunisia took part in a protest in front of the ... headed by Minister Salim Khalbous and members of the Union. “After the government and the ministry failed to fulfil the demands to raise our wages ...