Friday, 12 August, 2022
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Topic: Tunisia

Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur becomes 1st Arab, African woman to reach Grand Slam final in Open Era

Jabeur, 27, made history at Wimbledon Thursday after she beat Germany’s Tatjana Maria 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 to make it to women's finals. She is currently ranked world number 2 by WTA.

Covid pandemic: Tunisia hospitals struggle to ‘stay afloat’, Madrid mayor calls out partying

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Ground zero of Arab Spring is back on streets. This time, to round off the revolution

Tunisian youth and scores of Arab Spring activists are back with the slogans and placards, demanding an end to the police state and fall of regime. But something is different this time.

Russians love football too much, and Tunis first Arab capital with an elected female mayor

Indonesia has banned a Chinese video app for 'inappropriate content', and rescue efforts for the Thai boys continue as heartwarming videos of them are shared online.

On Camera

YourTurn

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being greeted by Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav after taking oath, at Raj Bhavan, Patna | PTI

In Bihar, both BJP and Nitish Kumar camp happy. But ‘Sushashan Babu’ has invited trouble

The so-called ‘secular’ parties have found a new leader in Nitish Kumar after they lost Shiv Sena’s Uddhav Thackeray. But his folly is clear.
File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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