Towards a fresh Narrative for North Africa. Main content. Apr As commentators continue to give short shrift to positive developments in North Africa, this policy note provides an alternative perspective. The note's author specifically calls on the international community to abandon the omnipresent labeling of North Africa. 15 Jan Violent protests erupted again on Sunday in two areas of the capital Tunis and another town after a relatively calm two days, the latest protests in the country against austerity measures. After nearly a week of at times violent protests, police used tear gas against dozens of. 24 Jan SYDNEY: After years of futile efforts, a fresh hunt for MH has set off for the remote Indian Ocean — and the top Australian scientist who helped pinpoint the new search zone is hopeful the missing jet can be found within weeks. Armed with oceanographic analyzes and a high-tech search vessel, the.