Italy’s top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security

Europe 04/30/19, 06:35

Italy's prime minister and an array of top ministers on Tuesday were visiting Tunisia, a strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns include migration and the North African country's unstable neighbor, Libya.Present for the inter-governmental summit were Premier Giuseppe Conte, Deputy Premier Luigi Di Maio and anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo ...

New tensions, worries mark Tunisia’s revolution anniversary

World 01/14/19, 11:02

Thousands gathered Monday in Tunisia's capital as the country marked eight years since a democratic uprising ousted its long-time strongman. The rally came amid deepening economic troubles in the North African nation and resurgent anger at the revolution's unfulfilled promises.Unions, political parties and other civil society groups came together in ...

Update: Saudi Prince faces protests on Tunisia visit

Europe 11/27/18, 04:15

The Latest on the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local):10:10 a.m.Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is encountering public anger in Tunisia over the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi.Dozens of protesters gathered in central Tunis on Monday night to protest the prince's arrival Tuesday for talks with the ...

Italy, Tunisia vow to cooperate more over migrants

Africa 09/27/18, 12:50

Tunisia and Italy agreed to step up efforts to send Tunisian migrants identified as illegally staying in Italy back to their country and improve both countries' cooperation.Tunisian Interior Minister Hichem Fourati, talks during a joint press conference with his Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini, in the Interior Ministry in Tunis, ...

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