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Italian navy rescuers help refugees to climb on to their boat in the Mediterranean. (AFP/Getty Images)
March 23, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
European and North African nations will step up military operations to target human traffickers in a bid to stymie migration flows, according to a deal reached on Monday.
At least 38 people were killed and another 39 injured after two gunmen attacked a beach hotel in the Tunisian city of Sousse in June 2015. (AFP/File)
March 21, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Despite a 33% increase in tourist entries in 2017, the number of French tourists visiting Tunisia is not yet satisfactory, says the Tunisian National Tourist Board.
Tunisia national football team
March 17, 2017 - 12:46 GMT
Tunisian national team coach Henry Kasperzack unveiled a list of 24 players on Attasia TV on Thursday evening pending the two friendly games against African champion Cameroon on 24 March at Monastir, and Morocco, on 28 March in Marrakech.
The attack is the first in the country’s south since the deadly attack on Ben Guerdane, last year. (AFP)
March 13, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
According to an eyewitness who saw the attack from his balcony, the police's quick response foiled what could have been a much deadlier attack.
Tunisair passengers were stranded for hours after the airline was forced to suspend flights following a row between pilots and maintenance workers. (Shutterstock)
March 13, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Tunisair announced the suspension of all its flights following a fight between pilots and technicians.
Nasdaq Dubai is the world’s largest venue for sukuk listings at $45.06 billion.  (File photo)
March 13, 2017 - 05:02 GMT
Nasdaq Dubai and Bourse de Tunis have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost collaboration and explore ways to promote Islamic capital markets products and solutions.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (AFP/File)
March 03, 2017 - 21:48 GMT
Germany will give Tunisia 250 million euros (263 million dollars) to support development projects in poor areas, Chancellor Angela Merkel told a press conference held in Tunis with President Beji Caid Essebsi.
Gunman Seifeddine Rezgui killed 38 people including 30 British tourists and three Irish citizens in a shooting spree in June 2015 at the Sousse beach resort in Tunisia. (AFP/File)
March 01, 2017 - 10:14 GMT
Lawyer Kylie Hutchison, who is representing 22 of the families, said it was imperative that the travel industry learned from the incident.
Tunisian security forces patrol a beach in Sousse. (AFP/File)
March 01, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
A Tunisian judge earlier said the tourism police failed to reach the scene on time due to "simple cowardice".
Who wore it better? (Instagram)
February 27, 2017 - 17:42 GMT
She still looked gorgeous though.
Amnesty accuses Tunisian security forces of 'brutal abuses'. (AFP/File)
February 20, 2017 - 13:35 GMT
Six years after the country's revolution, such abuses pose a real risk of jeopardising gains made in the North African country.
Staffan de Mistura, the UN envoy to Syria, is seen at the previous round of peace talks in Astana. (AFP/File)
February 16, 2017 - 07:03 GMT
Syrian rebels earlier this week had threatened to boycott the talks.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed shake hands after a press conference at the Chancellery in Berlin on February 14, 2017. (AFP/File)
February 15, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
The Tunisian PM insisted cooperation with Germany on asylum seekers was working well.
Tunisian security forces have been accuses of reliance of 'brutal' tactics. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The report "exposes how entrenched impunity has fostered a culture in which violations by security forces have been able to thrive."
Photo: publicbroadcasting.net
February 13, 2017 - 15:47 GMT
Tunisia won the bronze medal of the Women's 1st World Championship of the Sport-boule lyonnaise, Sunday in Saint-Vulbas (France) after conceding defeat to China 0-6 in the semi-final.
Germa police have arrested a Tunisian man linked to Daesh. (AFP/File)
February 01, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
A total of 54 raids were conducted at apartments, commercial properties and two mosques in the central German state of Hesse,