Major power outage hits Tunisia

For the first 10 minutes, throughout lightning raids and thunderous tackles that sent raiders flying out of the lobby, neither teams would give up any ground. But the 11th minute saw the scales fall in the Panther`s favour.

Another Air India flight to leave for Tunisia to bring back Indians

Another special Air India flight will leave tomorrow for Djerba in Tunisia to bring back 216 Indian nationals, who have crossed over there from strife-torn Libya.

AI plane leaves for Tunisia to bring back stranded Indians

An Air India plane Wednesday took off for Tunisia to bring back about 200 Indians struck in war-torn Iraq.

200 more Indians to return from Libya, govt to use ship for rescue

Another batch of 200 Indians from Libya will arrive on Tuesday night by a special flight, taking the total number of those evacuated from the strife- torn country in past two days to 500.

Libya guards fire warning shots as crowd tries to storm border

Libyan border guards fired warning shots on Friday to keep back a crowd of people trying to enter Tunisia as they fled the conflict in Libya, a Tunisian army officer said.

Kerala seeks special flight to bring back nurses

Kerala on Friday urged the Centre to immediately arrange a special flight for passage of the Indian nurses who had left strife-torn Libya to neighbouring Tunisia to come back home.

58 Kerala nurses in Libya head to Tunisian border

The first batch of 58 of the total 252 Kerala nurses working in Libya who have registered to return home are on their way to the Tunisian border, a state government official said here Friday.

European Union evacuates Libya staff to Tunisia

The European Union said on Thursday that it had moved its staff in Libya to Tunisia in light of the deteriorating security situation.

50 Keralite nurses to be shifted from Libya to Tunisia

In the first phase of evacuation of Keralite nurses from strife-torn Libya, 50 of them are expected to be moved to Tunisia by road tomorrow as per the plan worked out by the Ministry of External Affairs.

Tunisia faces dilemma in anti-jihadist campaign

Tunisia has hit back at a deadly jihadist attack on troops by closing mosques and media outlets seen as sympathetic to extremists, raising fears of a return to the censorship of the old regime.

Attack on mountain posts kills 14 Tunisia soldiers

Assailants killed 14 Tunisian soldiers in an attack on two posts near the border with Algeria, where the army has been waging a crackdown on jihadists, the government said Thursday.

VVIP chopper deal: ED to send LRs to half-a-dozen countries

Widening its probe into the money laundering probe in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal, the Enforcement Directorate will send judicial requests to about six countries seeking information on bank accounts and transactions to detect the trail of alleged kickbacks money.

Tunisia parliamentary, presidential polls in October, November

Tunisia`s National Assembly approved Wednesday the proposed dates of parliamentary and presidential polls due to take place this year under a deal to end a major political crisis.

Around 2,400 Tunisians fighting in Syria: Ministry

At least 2,400 Tunisian jihadists are fighting in Syria, most of them rebels affiliated to the radical Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), Tunisia`s interior minister said today.

Tunisia efforts to eradicate torture `disappointing`: UN

A senior UN official on Friday criticised Tunisia`s efforts to eradicate torture, which was widespread under the former regime ousted in a 2011 revolt.

Four police killed in attack on Tunisia minister`s home

Four Tunisian police officers were killed in a "terrorist" attack overnight on the home of Interior Minister Lotfi Ben Jeddou in the west-central Kasserine region, a ministerial spokesman said Wednesday.

Tunisia to hold presidential elections within 2014

Tunisia`s legislative and presidential elections will be held before the end of 2014, the media cited Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa and Head of Elections Board (ISIE) Chafik Sarsar as saying Tuesday.

Tunisia could hold `elections in November`

Tunisia could hold legislative and presidential elections in November, the chairman of the electoral commission said on Friday, a day after parliament adopted a law to organise the polls.

Ex-Tunisian leader, family milked economy: World Bank

Companies controlled by ousted Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his family garnered 21 percent of all his country`s private sector profits, according to a new World Bank report.

Tunisia lifts emergency rule in force since 2011 uprisin

Tunisia`s president has lifted a state of emergency in force since the 2011 uprising that ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, his office said Thursday, despite a string of recent jihadist attacks.