December 14, 2017

Tunisia defends controversial tourist adverts

Tunisia has defended a controversial advertising campaign designed to attract tourists back to the North African country following its January revolution. Billboards have appeared in London of a woman getting a massage, next to the words: "They say that in Tunisia some people receive … [Read more...]

EU moves to tighten border controls

EU governments in the 25 nation, passport-free, Schengen zone would be able to impose border controls when faced with exceptional flows of migrants, according to new European Commission proposals. The Commission has stressed that such border checks should be temporary. But with wide economic … [Read more...]

Street protests in Yemen blocked by police

Unrest continues to simmer in Yemen with hundreds of protesters attempting to march on the presidential palace getting blocked by lines of police. President Ali Abdullah Saleh has been making concessions in recent weeks in an attempt to stave off a peoples revolution similar to Egypt's and … [Read more...]