Earthquake shakes Turkey, no casualties reported

An earthquake of a magnitude of 5.4 rocked western Turkey late Wednesday, urging civilians to go outdoors. Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) announced in a statement that the earthquake measured 5.4 on the Richter scale and took place in Aegean Manisa province’s Akhisar district. Two aftershocks were also reported after the quake. Three […]

Tunisia-President Kais Saied honors Algeria’s Revolution Icon Djamila Bouhired

President Kais Saied honoured Algeria’s Revolutionary Icon and freedom fighter Djamila Bouhired with the distinctive insignia of Commander of the Order of the Republic, during an official ceremony held at Carthage presidential palace. Djamila  was honoured for her prestigious and long fights for the liberation of Algeria from French colonialism.  

Singer Saad Lamjarred to Re-appear in French Court for Alleged Rape

The Paris Court of Appeal ruled on Tuesday, January 21. Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarred will ultimately be tried in a rape court for the alleged rape of Laura Prior, a French national. According to Le Parisien, the court of appeal overturned the order made last April by the investigating judge who had referred the artist’s case to […]

Tunisia-Angela Merkel apologizes to President Kais Saied about the delayed invitation to Berlin conference

President Kais Saied received a phone call from German Chancellor Angela Merkel where she communicated her understanding for turning down the delayed invitation to berlin conference. She stressed that Tunisia will be involved in all initiatives related to the Libyan crises.  The head of the state stressed that Tunisia should have been at the forefront of […]

Video – Emmanuel Macron snaps in anger at Israeli police in Jerusalem

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered Israeli police officers a tongue-lashing in Jerusalem after the cops accessed the French Church of St. Anne in the city’s old quarter. Footage distributed on social media captured the argument, which took place during Macron’s visit to the Crusader-era church on Wednesday. Though located in the Old City of Jerusalem, […]

Tunisia-PM-designate Ilyes Fakhfakh to hold press conference on Friday

Prime Minister-designate Ilyes Fakhfakh will hold a press conference on Friday at the Dar Dhiafa at 11: AM, to discuss the strategy to be adopted in the formation process of his team and his action programme. Discussions on the government formation with political parties and national organisations are anticipated to formally begin on Thursday.

Tunisia- Iyadh Elloumi : The presidency of the republic lacks courtesy

Qalb Tounes party leader and MP Iyadh Elloumi asserted that the presidency of the republic didn’t show any respect to political parties when addressing correspondences for the premiership nomination. The method pursued by the presidency lacks courtesy, added MP Elloumi. He pointed out that the simplest things to do would have been to receive party representatives.  

China says new coronavirus virus adapting and mutating,WHO confirms 282 cases

A new virus that has killed nine people is modifying and mutating, emphasising the hurdles for health authorities in constraining the outbreak, a Chinese health official announced on Wednesday. The coronavirus originated from a market with illegal wildlife transactions, Gao Fu, the director-general of China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention, told a news briefing. […]

Tunisia-Sousse: 12 injured after two taxis collide together

12 people sustained injuries of various degrees after two taxis collided together in Sidi Abdelhamid, Sousse, announced Sousse civil protection regional director Jaloul Jaballah. The Victims were transported to Sahloul university hospital to receive the necessary treatment.

U.S President Donald Trump goes on trial in the Senate

President Trump faces an impeachment trial in the Senate on charges that he misused the powers of his office and obstructed Congress. It’s the third time in U.S. history such a trial has taken place. The outcome of the trial is all but determined, as the two-thirds vote required to remove the President would need […]

Lebanon-PM Hassan Diab Announces New Government

Lebanon prime minister-designate Hassan Diab announced his new government late on Tuesday. PM Diad said the new cabinet will work for the independence of the judiciary, the return of looted funds, will fight illicit enrichment, protect low-income families from taxes, fight unemployment and pass a new electoral law. The cabinet would be made up of […]

First case of deadly Coronavirus virus in US, report says

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is foreseen to state the first case of Wuhan coronavirus has been reported in the United States, CNN has proclaimed. It is estimated that the case has been reported in Washington state, the broadcaster announced, citing someone who had been notified on a planned news conference. The virus, which originated in China, has […]

Tunisia-Germany affirms good relationships with Tunisia despite delayed invitation

The German government has affirmed that it has excellent relationships with Tunisia. The statement was made after the Tunisians displayed their displeasure at receiving a very delayed invite to participate in the Berlin Conference on Libya. Talking to the DPA news agency, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert declared: “During the conference preparation process, more invitations may be […]

Greta Thunberg : ‘ Nothing has been done’ to tackle the climate crisis

Climate activist Greta Thunberg multiplied down on her critique that world and business leaders aren’t taking the peril of global warming severely. She told a panel of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland: “Planting trees is good of course but it’s nowhere near enough.” “Pretty much nothing has been done since the global emissions […]