- Tunisia PM: Destroying migrant boats won't stop Europe flow Updated: May-29-15 11:50 am
LISBON, Portugal - Tunisia's prime minister says a European Union proposal to destroy boats used by smugglers to ferry migrants to Europe from Libya probably won't work and is risky because it is similar to military intervention.
- Tunisia begins hearings into ex-dictator's rights abuses Updated: May-27-15 10:33 am
TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisian authorities have begun hearings on thousands of human rights abuse claims submitted to the country's Truth and Dignity commission, the body set up to investigate alleged abuses under the regime of ex-dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
- Attack on UN vehicle in Mali's capital, 1 dead Updated: May-26-15 7:40 am
TUNIS, Tunisia - A United Nations official says that armed gunmen fired on a U.N. vehicle in Mali's capital, killing one peacekeeper and injuring another.
- Gunman, 7 other soldiers killed in Tunis barracks shooting Updated: May-25-15 8:54 am
TUNIS, Tunisia - A Tunisian soldier opened fire on fellow troops at a military barracks in the capital Monday, killing seven people before he was himself killed, a spokesman for Tunisia's Defense Ministry said.
- Suspect in Tunisia attack claims innocence at 1st hearing Updated: May-22-15 11:38 am
ROME - The Moroccan migrant accused of being involved in Tunisia's Bardo Museum massacre insisted Friday on his innocence and refused to voluntarily be turned over to Tunisian authorities.
- Obama says Tunisia to be non-NATO ally of US Updated: May-21-15 2:04 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Thursday elevated Tunisia to new allied status, promising financial and security assistance to ensure the North African country's transition to democracy remains a success in a fragile region.
- Tunisian gov't: 60 citizens released in Libya, many remain Updated: May-21-15 7:59 am
TUNIS, Tunisia - A Tunisian official says that around 60 citizens of his country have been released from detention in Libya, leaving more than 100 still under arrest.
- Tunisia steps up security at Jewish pilgrimage to Ghriba Updated: May-06-15 2:19 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia says it has increased security for the Jewish pilgrimage to the age-old Ghriba synagogue after the Bardo Museum attack in Tunis that left 22 people dead, mostly foreign tourists.
- Tunisia's neglected youth find their voice in hip hop, rap Updated: May-02-15 11:38 am
TUNIS, Tunisia - On the roof of a concrete building in an impoverished Tunis neighborhood, hip hop beats pound out from a PC hooked up to cheap speakers.