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3 hrs ago | American Reporter

Market MoverGIVE Me Liberty or Give Me Vodafone

BRADENTON, Fla., Updated Jan. 29, 2011-- Americans don't ask their country to get involved in the internal political struggles of the nations it interacts with, and the general rule is that we don't. But prior to the last decade, we were surely too involved in such struggles.

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22 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Hamas denies Mashaal being expelled from Qatar, seeking shelter elsewhere

Arab media reported that the Doha-based Mashaal was considering relocating to Tunisia, Turkey or Malaysia after Muslim Brotherhood leaders expelled from emirate. Hamas denied on Monday that its leader, Khaled Mashaal, might leave Qatar following the expulsion of seven Muslim Brotherhood leaders from the emirate.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Harrison Afful assists Esperance in 7-1 win over Gabes in Tunisian top-flight

Harrison Afful continued where he left off before the international break by aiding Esperance thumped Gabes 7-1 in their Tunisian Ligue1 on Sunday.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Times of Oman

Former Tunisian foreign minister to run for president's post

ALTERNATIVE CROP A file picture taken in Tunis on October 4, 2011 shows former foreign minister under Tunisian president Ben Ali's regime Kamel Morjane, posing for a picture. Morjane announced his candidacy in the presidential elections next November on Saturday.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Peninsula

Hamas denies running - shadow govt' in Gaza

TUNIS: The exiled leader of Hamas denied yesterday that the Islamist movement was running a "shadow government" in Gaza as charged by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Khaled Meshaal was speaking in the Tunisian capital days after Abbas threatened to break off a unity agreement with Hamas, saying it was not allowing the government to operate in the Gaza Strip.

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Foreign Policy

Tunisia Struggles to Cope with Returnees from Syrian Jihad

Back in September 2013, Slim Gasmi, then 28 years old, desperately needed money. So he decided to leave his ailing parents and his fiancA©e behind in the Tunis working class suburb of Hay Hlel and crossed the border into Libya.

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American Reporter

Market MoverGIVE Me Liberty or Give Me Vodafone

BRADENTON, Fla., Updated Jan. 29, 2011-- Americans don't ask their country to get involved in the internal political struggles of the nations it interacts with, and the general rule is that we don't. But prior to the last decade, we were surely too involved in such struggles.

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The Badger Herald Online

Five must-see acts at the Madison World Music Festival

This weekend, Memorial Union will be hosting the 11th annual Madison World Music Festival , where attendees will have the opportunity to witness a variety of dance, music and workshop acts from across the globe - all sharing one stage. Located at Memorial Union, with a Saturday afternoon segment taking place on Willy Street, the festival will not only be celebrating world cultures, but will be serving as a celebration for the re-opening of the Wisconsin Union Theater , which has been in the works for the last year and a half.

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Related Topix: Folk, World Music, Theater, Friday, Pop/Rock, Dragon, Asia,

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Recipes for terror: An Islamic State computer reveals the making and training of a terrorist

The black Dell laptop found in an Islamic State safe house inside Syria not only contains instructions for how to weaponize the bubonic plague, it also includes thousands of files that provide a window into how would-be jihadists become radicalized and learn to carry out their deadly craft. The laptop of Muhammad S., a Tunisian chemistry and physics student who joined the Islamic State, contains a mix of speeches by jihadi leaders, neo-Nazi screeds and U.S. Army manuals on warfare.

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Hispanic Business

WB- Tunisia is ready for its economic revolution

The first was the capacity to reconcile between different political, social and religious beliefs to reach a political consensus that respects the society's pluralism. This stands in stark contrast to the recent turmoil across much of the Arab world.

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Catholic World News

Tunisian president meets with Pontiff

Pope Francis met on September 11 with President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki of Tunisia, for a conversation that focused on peacekeeping, inter-religious dialogue, and freedom of conscience. A brief Vatican statement released after the meeting indicated that the conversation had also touched on the work of the Catholic Church for the poor of Tunisia, and the prospects for the future of the Mediterranean region.

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AllAfrica.com

Tunisia: Talk With Fitch Ratings On Economic and Political Evolution in Tunisia

Nidhal Ouerfelli, Minister in charge of Economic files and Hakim Ben Hammouda, Minister of Economy and Finance conferred, Tuesday in Tunis, with representatives of the Fitch Ratings Agency, on the economic and the political situation since the latest assessment of the Agency in October 2013. On this occasion, Ouerfelli gave an account on the urgent measures taken to guarantee economic and social stability, in a first phase and boost the national economy in a second phase, according to a statement published by the Prime Ministry.

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Evening Sun

Tunisia: 3 police injured in station attack

Tunisia's state news agency says a police station was attacked by relatives of a known radical militant after he was arrested, resulting in the wounding of three members of the security force. Responding to extremist threats ahead of October elections, Tunisian police have been arresting those suspected of ties with radical groups.

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The Times of India

MNC giant paid bribe to win Delhi Metro contract, UK prosecutor says

Alstom Network UK has been accused of paying bribes to win infrastructure orders for Delhi Metro between 2000 and 2006. LONDON/NEW DELHI: The British subsidiary of French train and turbine maker Alstom paid around $8.5 million in bribes over a six-year period to win transport contracts in India, Poland and Tunisia, Britain's leading fraud prosecutor alleged on Tuesday.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Extremist threat hangs over key Tunisia elections

When masked gunmen started pounding on the door last week, politician Mohamed Al Nasri leapt from the second-floor window into a neighbor's home. It was more than just an isolated case of political violence.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Extremist threat hangs over key Tunisia elections

In this Nov.27, 2013 file photo, Tunisians march against the country's then ruling Islamist Ennahda party, in Siliana, northwest of Tunis during a general strike. The country that kicked off the Arab Spring by overthrowing its dictator in 2011, Tunisia is also the only place where the transition to democracy is on track, even as it battles armed militants, a struggling economy and a deeply divided political class.

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The Washington Post

Extremist threat hangs over key Tunisia elections

In this Nov.27, 2013 file photo, Tunisians march against the country's then ruling Islamist Ennahda party, in Siliana, northwest of Tunis during a general strike. The country that kicked off the Arab Spring by overthrowing its dictator in 2011, Tunisia is also the only place where the transition to democracy is on track, even as it battles armed militants, a struggling economy and a deeply divided political class.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Stanford

How-to manual for making bioweapons found on captured Islamic State computer

Buried in a Dell computer captured in Syria are lessons for making bubonic plague bombs and missives on using weapons of mass destruction.

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Lucianne.com

UN Internet ControlAs Bad As Feared

Back in November 2012, Arthur Herman, author of Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, warned in the pages of COMMENTARY about what was at stake because of the Obama administration's decision to turn control over the governance and regulation of the Internet to the United Nations.

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AllAfrica.com

Libya: Libya Chaos Forces Flight Cancellations

Tunisia halted all flights to Libya late last month as Islamist militias took over Tripoli International Airport and jeopardised operations at other locales across the strife-torn country.

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