Category: Tunisia


Dozens of migrants missing after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

Over 80 African migrants are missing and feared dead after their boat capsized off the Tunisian coast on 4 July, according to the...
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At least 65 migrants drowned as boat capsizes off Tunisia

At least 65 migrants have drowned after a boat carrying irregular migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia, the UN Refugee...
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Smuggling group sentenced to decades in jail by Italian courts

The Italian Supreme Court of Cassation has sentenced three smugglers to 20 years each in jail in connection with a boat tragedy...
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Dire living conditions drives migrants to take their own lives at refugee shelter in Tunisia

A number of migrants living at a UNHCR facility in Tunisia have attempted to take their own lives due to the deplorable living...
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Italy delivers vehicles to Tunisia to help fight irregular migration

The Italian government has donated 50 off-road vehicles to Tunisia to help fight irregular migration to and from the North...
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EU leaders want North African migrant deal

EU leaders say they are ready to negotiate a migrant deal with North African countries, including Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and...
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Tunisia allows rescued migrants to dock after a two week wait

Reports on 28 July confirmed that Tunisia would take in 40 migrants who had been stranded at sea for two weeks after being...
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Mediterranean Sea claims more migrant lives off Tunisia, Turkey and Spain in one weekend

At least 112 migrants lost their lives on 3 June when their boat capsized off the Tunisian coast during an attempt to cross the...
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