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Ban expresses solidarity with Kuwait, Tunisia
June 29, 2015
United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, telephoned both the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah and Beji Caid Essebsi, President of Tunisia, expressing his deepest sympathies to the Governments and people of both nations following Friday’s deadly terrorist attacks.

“The Secretary-General expressed to the Emir his deepest indignation at Friday’s terrorist attacks on the Iman Sadiq Mosque in Kuwait City,” said a statement...
Opinion: Tunisia horror highlights industry responsibility
June 29, 2015

Former Federation of Tour Operators chief Andy Cooper reflects on last week's terrible events in Tunisia and how it highlighted the role operators play in such a crisis.

It is only when a tragedy occurs like the shootings in Tunisia that all of a sudden what makes tour operators different is so clearly recognised.

Lithuanian tour operator cancels flights to Tunisia
June 29, 2015
Lithuanian tour operator Novaturas is canceling flights to Tunisia scheduled until September 10 after nearly 40 people were killed in a terror attack last Friday.

Dovilė Zapkutė, a marketing project manager at Novaturas, told BNS that return flights to Vilnius would be operated from Enfidha Airport according to a schedule starting next Friday, July 3. The last remaining customers are to be flown back home on July 10.

Novaturas says that its customers who have...
June 29, 2015

The Prime Minister says an RAF plane is being sent to evacuate casualties from Tunisia, as Home Secretary Theresa May heads out to see the aftermath of the "absolutely horrific attack".

David Cameron has promised a "full spectrum" response to the attack that is expected to have left as many as 30 Britons"...

June 29, 2015
President of the Republic and Supreme Chief of the Armed Forces Béji Caid Essebsi chaired, Sunday in the Carthage palace, the meeting of the National Security Council with attendance of Prime Minister Habib Essid, Speaker of the House of the People’s Representatives Mohamed Ennaceur, Minister of National Defence Farhat Horchani, Minister of Interior Najem Gharsalli, Minister of Foreign Affairs Taieb Baccouche and senior officials of the army and security.

The Council examined the general situation in the"...

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