TUNIS: A Tunisian court on Wednesday sentenced two journalists to one year in prison on charges of publishing false news that harms public security, a judicial official said, amid growing fears of a crackdown targeting all critical voices. Mourad Zghidi and Borhan Bsaiss, both journalists with IFM radio, were detainedContinue Reading

A horror map has shown Europe engulfed in “unbearable” red hot heat as the continent battles a deadly heatwave. Parts of southern Europe and northwest Africa are set to swelter through record-breaking temperatures forecast in the coming days. Temperatures are set to surpass 48C in parts of Spain, France, Greece,Continue Reading

TUNIS: Tunisian authorities closed the offices of Islamist-inspired opposition party Ennahdha on Tuesday, a day after arresting its leader Rached Ghannouchi, a senior party official said. “A police unit showed up at the party’s main headquarters (in Tunis) and ordered everyone there to leave before closing it,” Riadh Chaibi said.Continue Reading

Socceroos staff and players have questioned the remarkably-brutal FIFA World Cup scheduling that means Australia basically “won’t train” before their gigantic showdown with Argentina. Coach Graham Arnold has read the riot act to his players all tournament about not celebrating, or overusing social media, with the tight schedule in QatarContinue Reading