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In Tunisia, Something Tactile in the ‘Island of Dreams’
September 2, 2014

While most gallerists search for artists, Mehdi Ben Cheikh, the founder of Galerie Itinerrance in Paris, searches for walls. Mr. Ben Cheikh has spent 10 years building an organization devoted to the work of street artists. He was behind last year’s Tour Paris 13 project, in which 100 artists from around the world painted a derelict 10-story apartment building that was set to be demolished. The biggest collective street art exhibition in Europe, Tour"......

 
 
Tunisia: launch of daily bus-train service between Tunis and Ben Guerdane
September 2, 2014
The Tunisian National Railways Company (SNCFT) has announced the launch on September 1, 2014 of a daily bus-train service between Tunis and Ben Guerdane, via the station of Gabes.

Departure of the train is scheduled at 6 am from the Tunis station to Gabes station, where the shuttle will continue by bus to reach Ben Guerdane at 15:35.


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Tunisia Economy 2014: Recent Developments and Prospects
September 2, 2014

Tunisia is an emerging economy. Its production structure (Table 2) is dominated by services (59.4% of GDP) and industry (31.2%). The weight of agriculture is limited (9.4% of GDP), but it maintains an important role in the Tunisian economy’s global performance given the export share of processed agricultural products, notably olive oil, in foreign trade (10.5%).


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September 2, 2014

President of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) Mustapha Ben Jaafar received, Monday in Bardo, a delegation of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relation Commission led by its chairman Senator Tim Kaine.


According to a statement of the NCA, Kaine commended "the steps made by Tunisia on the path of democratic transition notably in light of the preparations pledged pending the"...

 
 
September 2, 2014

A preparatory meeting for the international conference "Invest in Tunisia, Start-up Democracy," due on September 8 in Tunis, will be held on Monday in the northern suburb, Media Adviser to the Prime Minister Mofdi Mseddi told TAP.


Over thirty countries will take part in the event, a first in Tunisia, he said. The meeting is held at a delicate international juncture which"...

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