Harry Kane’s penalty box treatment by Tunisia prompted VAR crackdown by FIFA

Referees committee chairman Collina, who was named FIFA’s ‘Best Referee of the Year’ six consecutive times between 1998-2003, made the revelation when speaking about video assistant referees (VAR) in Moscow. The Italian who many consider to be the greatest football referee of all time, was asked why Harry Kane was not given a penalty for being held during the match […]

Kane's heroics help England escape with opening win over Tunisia

Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defence just as time was running out. Kane found an open area of space at the far post and used his head to meet Harry Maguire's flick-on, scoring the winning goal Monday in a 2-1 victory at the World Cup. It was relief for […]

Two-goal Kane gives England 2-1 World Cup opening victory over Tunisia in Volgograd

England claimed an opening game World Cup victory after a double from captain Harry Kane gave them a 2-1 win against Tunisia in Volgograd. Kane turned in a header in second-half injury time after Tunisia had earlier canceled out his 11th-minute goal with the Group G rivals appearing destined for draw.   England started with […]

Is it safe to go to Tunisia? Travel advice update as state of emergency extended

A slimline country perched on the Mediterranean coast, Tunisia has been attracting tourists since the 1960s. However, appalling terrorist attacks in recent years have tarnished Tunisia’s holiday-friendly image, causing British tourists to stay away from the once bustling resorts. But is it safe to travel there? A suicide attack targeting a police bus provoked the […]

Unrest in Iran & Tunisia caused by economic downturn – so why is Western spotlight on Tehran?

At least one person has been killed and several more injured as protests in Tunisia rage over the country’s economic situation. But why has the West not paid as close attention to them as it has to similar grievances in Iran? The protests, which have seen police use tear gas to disperse stone-throwing crowds, first […]

1 killed as anti-austerity protests erupt in Tunisia

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 00:52 A man has been killed and at least five people injured in clashes between police and protesters rallying against the Tunisian government’s policy of tougher economic measures, Reuters reported citing a security official. The man allegedly had chronic breathing problems and died after inhaling tear gas in the town […]

World Cup 2018 draw LIVE: England drawn with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in World Cup draw

GETTY World Cup draw LIVE: Latest updates from World Cup draw World Cup draw 2018 LIVE from Russia TV coverage starts at 3pm on BBC, we expect draw to start at 3.30pm (UK times) Gary Lineker is hosting the draw World Cup draw GROUP A: Russia, Uruguay, Egypt, Saudi Arabia GROUP B: Portugal, Spain, Iran, […]

Tunisia bans ‘inhuman’ anal exams of ‘suspected’ homosexuals

Published time: 24 Sep, 2017 09:30 Tunisia will finally ban forced anal examinations of men the authorities suspect of being homosexuals, the country’s minister for human rights said. Homosexuality is illegal in the North African state, carrying a prison sentence of up to three years. Now, the practice of forcing men to undergo an anal […]

Danish woman deported to Tunisia for refusing to remove niqab at Belgian airport

Published time: 17 Sep, 2017 11:22 Edited time: 17 Sep, 2017 11:23 A Danish Muslim woman has been deported to Tunisia for refusing to remove her religious veil while going through security at Brussels Airport, Belgium’s State Secretary for Asylum and Migration has said. The woman landed at Brussels Zaventem Airport on Wednesday on a […]

Long-lost Roman city of Neapolis discovered off Tunisia (PHOTOS)

Published time: 1 Sep, 2017 13:20 Edited time: 1 Sep, 2017 13:20 Ruins of the ancient Roman settlement Neapolis have reportedly been discovered submerged off the coast of Tunisia, giving further credibility to historical accounts that it was wiped from the map by a massive tsunami. The underwater city was found near Nabeul by archaeologists […]