Bus accident kills 22 people in Tunisia

A tragic bus accident has killed 22 Tunisian tourists north of the country, according to the Interior Ministry on Sunday.    The bus was travelling from the capital Tunis to the Ain Snoussi region when it plunged into a ravine, the…

Exit polls point to Kais Saied as Tunisia’s new president

Kais Saied, a retired law professor with no political experience, has won Tunisia’s presidential election with a landslide victory over his opponent, Nabil Karoui, a wealthy businessman and television tycoon, according to exit polls…

UK Parliament suspension “unlawful”, rules Supreme Court

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended the United Kingdom's Parliament, the country's highest court has ruled. The suspension was "unlawful, void and of no effect", the UK's Supreme Court concluded on Tuesday.…

Political outsiders head to Tunisia’s elections runoff

Tunisia's elections advanced to a runoff on Tuesday between a jailed media mogul and a socially conservative academic, according to final results from the electoral commission. Both have branded themselves political outsiders in a…

Tunisia gears up for electing new president

Tunisia is holding its second free presidential poll since the 2011 uprising that toppled ex-president Ben Ali and sparked the Arab Spring. It was brought forward from November after the death in July of Beji Caid Essebsi, the first…

After Taliban, US to enter talks with Yemen’s Houthis

The Trump administration is preparing to initiate direct talks with Iran-backed Houthi forces in Yemen in an effort to end the four-year-old war, a conflict that has become a volatile front line in the conflict with Tehran, according to…

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