Tunisia

Country in Northern Africa

Tunisia, officially the Republic of Tunisia, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa, covering 163,610 square kilometres. Its northernmost point, Cape Angela, is the northernmost point on the African continent. It is bordered by Algeria to the west and southwest, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. Tunisia's population was 11.435 million in 2017. Tunisia's name is derived from its capital city, Tunis, which is located on its northeast coast.

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A former law lecturer seems an unlikely choice to win the hearts of young Tunisians voters who want jobs.
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It only took 10 minutes for Fakher Hmidi to slip out of his house, past the cafes where unemployed men spend their days, and reach the creek through the mud..
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Conservative political outsider Kais Saied was given a sweeping mandate to be Tunisia's next president, thanks largely to young people who flocked to his side...
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Kais Saied, a political outsider who is backed by Islamists and leftist and wants to remake national politics, won a landslide victory in Tunisia's presidential..
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Conservative political outsider Kais Saied has won Tunisia’s presidential election by a landslide taking 72.71 percent of the votes, the North African..
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Kais Saied won Sunday's presidential election in Tunisia, taking 72.71% of votes, the electoral commission said in a televised statement on Monday, giving its..
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As the crowds gathered outside the ornate, colonial-era theater in Tunis' Bourguiba Street after exit polls declared a landslide election win for Kais Saied late..
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Kais Saied, a political outsider who is backed by leftists and Islamists and wants to remake national politics, is set to become Tunisia's president after his..
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Tunisians have elected retired law professor Kais Saied as president, rejecting the North African country's old governing elite.
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Nabil Karoui on Monday conceded defeat in Sunday's presidential election, issuing a statement of congratulations to his opponent Kais Saied, whom exit polls had..
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An attacker killed a French citizen and wounded a soldier with a knife in northern Tunisia on Monday, state media quoted the Interior Ministry as saying.
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Supporters of retired law professor Kais Saied celebrated into Monday morning after exit polls indicated he won Tunisia's presidential election, a victory they..
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Two Tunisian radio stations reported on Monday that a French citizen was killed and a soldier injured in a stabbing incident in the city of Bizerte in northern..
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A conservative, Islamist-backed law professor looked set to assume Tunisia’s presidency after polling agencies suggested he overwhelmingly won Sunday’s..
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Independent candidate Kais Saied won a landslide victory in Sunday's presidential election in Tunisia, two exit polls projected, although no official results had..
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A retired law professor with an awkward public manner, little money, no political party and a commitment to an experimental form of direct democracy looks set to..
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Independent candidate Kais Saied won a clear victory in Sunday's presidential election in Tunisia, two exit polls projected, although no official results had yet..
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Tunisians voted for their next president on Sunday in the last round of a series of elections that have tested the young democracy, with citizens rejecting..
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Tunisia's Mosaique FM radio cited an exit poll by the polling company Emrod as giving Kais Saied 72.53% of votes in Sunday's presidential election runoff against..
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Voting ended at 1700 GMT on Sunday in the decisive round of Tunisia's presidential election between media mogul Nabil Karoui and independent candidate Kais..
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Can a couscous curb abstention? An association in Tunisia believes that it can. Tunisia Youth Impact is using cooking contests to encourage young Tunisian women..
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Tunisians are choosing between a flamboyant media mogul, and a law professor nicknamed "the robot".
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TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians are voting for president in an unusual contest pitting a populist tycoon who just got out of jail against a law professor..
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Polls opened in Tunisia on Sunday for the decisive second-round of the presidential election between media mogul Nabil Karoui and independent retired law..
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