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The strong performance comes after a shaky start in the first quarter when the economy contracted by 2.1 per cent.
The government said it recovered 10 bodies but that hundreds are still unaccounted for.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has praised the Tunisian parliamentary elections.
A token force of British troops will remain as advisors to a military college in Afghanistan.
The assailant has been identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a native of the province of Quebec.
During talks in Brussels, Russia said no agreement was reached and cited the EU's failure to guarantee outstanding payments.
Many analysts will also be looking to a meeting of Oil Producing and Exporting Countries (OPEC) in November.
The world body says more than 3,000 people, including children, have been displaced due to the fighting in the past three days alone.
A Europe sliding into recession, however, does little to dent the improving job market in the US.
The death toll now stands at over 4,447 of 8,900 reported infections.