Tunisian judge bars broadcast media from opposition conspiracy cases

A Tunisian judge has barred radio and television news programmes from covering the cases of prominent opposition figures accused of conspiring against state security in recent months, official news agency TAP said on Saturday.

Tunisia tourist revival a rare bright spot for crisis-hit economy

Tunisia is set for a strong tourist season with visitor numbers nearing pre-pandemic levels, a government official told Reuters, bringing some badly needed foreign currency into an economy mired in crisis as bankruptcy threatens state finances.

Blinken says would like to see Tunisia present revised reform plan to IMF

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday said he would like to see Tunisia present a revised reform plan to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), adding that it is clear Tunisia needs additional assistance.

EU considering major Tunisia aid package as migration surges

TUNIS (Reuters) -The European Union said on Sunday it may loan Tunisia over 1 billion euros ($1.07 billion) to help develop its battered economy, rescue state finances and deal with a migration crisis, with most funds contingent on it agreeing economic reforms.

Tunisia will not be Europe's border guard, president says

Tunisian President Kais Saied said on Saturday that Tunisia would not accept becoming a border guard for other countries ahead of a planned visit by European leaders concerned at the number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean.

Italy's Meloni says EU aid package on the way for Tunisia

ROME/TUNIS (Reuters) -The leaders of Italy, the Netherlands and of the European Commission should announce an EU aid package when they visit Tunisia on Sunday, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said on Friday.

Four Tunisian soldiers die in military helicopter crash

TUNIS (Reuters) -Four Tunisian soldiers died in a military helicopter crash, the defence ministry said on Thursday, after an accident that President Kais Saied attributed to the aging of the Tunisian military fleet.

Italy, Netherlands and EU leaders to visit Tunisia hoping for IMF deal

ROME (Reuters) -The prime ministers of Italy and the Netherlands will travel at the weekend to Tunisia along with the European Commission president, looking to make progress in unblocking loans from the International Monetary Fund for the north African state.

Italy PM hopes trip to Tunisia may unblock IMF loan, sources say

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni will travel to Tunisia on Tuesday looking to make progress in unblocking loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the north African state, two diplomatic sources told Reuters.

Tunisia's financial crisis leaves the sick struggling to find medicine

Sick Tunisians face a frantic struggle to find some medicines because the cash-strapped state has reduced imports, leaving doctors unable to control debilitating health problems and patients turning to informal markets for their medication.

Lavrov reacts to African peace plan for Ukraine 00:49

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday (June 17) that Moscow shared the "main approaches" of the African plan for Ukraine.

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