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Stories with place: Tunisia
  • Swiss advance bid to return $40 million stolen from Tunisia 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 10:49 am

    BERN, Switzerland - A Swiss official says his country has made headway toward returning some $40 million that was stolen from the Tunisian state and has been sitting in Swiss banks since Tunisia's longtime regime collapsed in the Arab Spring uprising.

  • Tunisia's young democracy stumbles under terror threat 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 8:22 am

    TUNIS, Tunisia - The seven men spent a week in a Tunisian prison on terrorism charges, suffering what they claim was torture under custody, before a judge released them for lack of evidence. But as they stepped out of the courthouse in early August, plainclothes policemen swooped in and spirited them away.

  • Attackers on moped kill Tunisian policeman, wound 2 others 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 5:37 pm

    TUNIS, Tunisia - A Tunisian official says two men on a moped opened fire with a rifle on three policemen in the resort town Sousse, killing one and wounding the other two.

  • Last burst of summer fun for Tunisia's doomed beach hotels 
    Updated: Aug-16-15 8:05 pm

    HAMMAMET, Tunisia - The jet skis roar by the shore and the water is full of splashing children along the Tunisian Riviera, where despite the deadly attack that killed 38 tourists in June, the beaches are still full - for now.

  • Florida expects uptick in tourists from Europe 
    Updated: Aug-16-15 8:00 pm

    MIAMI BEACH, Florida - Exploring Miami Beach one recent afternoon, Swiss tourists Adrian Cannistra and Shkunte Mustafa said they considered vacationing on a beach closer to home before booking the lengthy overseas flight.

  • Last burst of summer fun for Tunisia's doomed beach hotels story has photos
    Updated: Aug-16-15 8:19 am

    HAMMAMET, Tunisia - The jet skis roar by the shore and the water is full of splashing children along the Tunisian Riviera, where despite the deadly attack that killed 38 tourists in June, the beaches are still full - for now.

  • UK police link 2 terror attacks in Tunisia 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 10:43 am

    LONDON - Britain's Metropolitan Police say there are strong links between the Tunisian terror attack at the Bardo Museum in the capital, Tunis, and the slayings on the beach in Sousse.

  • Tunisia's president extends state of emergency 2 more months 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 8:52 am

    TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia's presidency on Friday extended the country's state of emergency for an additional two months as the country battles a violent Islamic insurgency that last month killed 38 tourists on a beach.

  • Mavericks sign 7-2 Tunisian center Salah Mejri 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 11:27 pm

    DALLAS - The Mavericks have signed Tunisian center Salah Mejri from Real Madrid in the Spanish League.