Tunisian police have arrested influential businessman Kamel Eltaief as well as two key political activists in the country. The 68-year-old businessman who is a former confidant of ousted president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was arrested at his home in capital Tunis.
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Finland has once again topped the World Happiness Report which was released this morning, and measures social support, income, health, freedom, generosity and the absence of corruption to determine a country's national happiness. Finland has topped the list for a sixth year in a row, followed by Denmark, Iceland, Israel, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Luxembourg and New Zealand. According to the report, India ranks at 125th position out of 136 countries, making it one of the least happy countries in the world. It even lags behind its neighbouring nations like Nepal, China, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. At the very bottom of the list is Afghanistan at 137th position.
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The History of , International Women's Day.
For more than 100 years,
March 8 has been known as
a special day for women. .
It was first celebrated in 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.
The United Nations made March 8
the official date in 1975.
It is a national holiday in Russia,
and sales of flowers double around March 8.
In China, many women
only work a half-day on March 8.
There is also an International Men's Day,
celebrated on Nov. 19.
International Men's Day is
not recognized by the United Nations
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Qatar has become an established venue for high-level international sport. In tennis, both the WTA and ATP tours had their respective tournaments in Doha in February. And beach volleyball World's Beach Pro Tour Finals were held in Doha for the first time.
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