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Tunisia steps up security in tourist areas
March 28, 2015
Tunisia has increased security in tourist areas following the attack on the Bardo museum but advice states there is still a high threat from terrorism.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office advice says that the Ministry of the Interior has increased the level of security, including in some tourist areas but warned that attacks could be indiscriminate, including in places visited by foreigners.

It advised visitors to be especially vigilant and follow the advice of Tunisian...
 
 
Security stepped up in Tunisia
March 28, 2015

Security has been stepped up at resorts in Tunisia in the wake of last week’s massacre of tourists at the Bardo museum in the capital of Tunis.


The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said the country’s interior ministry had taken the steps."...

 
 
Defending Tunisia’s constitution
March 28, 2015
Last week’s attack on the Bardo museum right in the heart of Tunis put the spotlight on Tunisia’s vulnerability. The country is rightly hailed for its inclusive transition from dictatorship to democracy, which was carried out by elected civilians. Since the adoption of the new constitution in January 2014, it has also been widely described as the one country in the region that is achieving democratic stability. But the reality is more complicated.

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March 28, 2015
Fitch Ratings has revised Tunisia's Outlooks to Stable from Negative. Its Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) have been affirmed at 'BB-' and 'BB' respectively. The issue ratings on Tunisia's senior unsecured foreign currency bonds are also affirmed at 'BB-'. The Country Ceiling is affirmed at 'BB' and the Short-term foreign currency IDR at 'B'. KEY RATING DRIVERS The revision of Outlook"...

 
 
March 28, 2015

At least 70,000 participants, representing more than 4,000 mass-based movements and organisations and an amazing diversity of people from all over the globe, have taken part in the 13th edition of the World Social Forum (WSF), that took place in the Tunisian capital, Tunis.

The five-day event served as an annual counterweight to the Davos World Economic Forum, where top political leaders and business elites meet to discuss economic issues.

Set on the campus of El Manar University in the capital Tunis, thousands"...

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