Tunisia

Protests mark Tunisia uprising anniversary

Protests mark Tunisia uprising anniversary

Tunisians on Sunday marked seven years since the uprising that launched the Arab Spring, with fresh protests and some people expressing pride but others anger over persistent economic problems.

Jan 14, 2018, 23:59 PM IST
Rio Olympic bronze medallist Tunisian Marwa Amri wants to learn about Maharashtra wrestling

Rio Olympic bronze medallist Tunisian Marwa Amri wants to learn about Maharashtra wrestling

To this end, the Tunisia star intends to visit Kohlapur – the hub of wrestling in Maharashtra – to meet some of the senior wrestlers there and seek their blessings. She also wants to meet her favourite Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan.

Dec 28, 2017, 17:44 PM IST
Morocco, Tunisia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup; Ivory Coast miss out

Morocco, Tunisia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup; Ivory Coast miss out

Senegal sealed a place in Russia on Friday by winning 2-0 in South Africa and the other two African qualifiers, Nigeria and Egypt, secured slots last month.

Nov 12, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Islamist attacker stabs two Tunisia policemen near Parliament

A hardline Islamist stabbed two Tunisian policemen on Wednesday in front of Parliament.

Nov 01, 2017, 16:13 PM IST

European Union aims to boost anti-terror info sharing with Tunisia

EU anti-terror chief Gilles de Kerchove on Tuesday called for a boosted exchange of information with Tunisia, which has seen its nationals involved in deadly attacks abroad and on its soil.

Oct 18, 2017, 05:22 AM IST

United Kingdom to lift electronics ban on Turkey flights

A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told state-run Anadolu news agency that British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson had phoned his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu over the issue.

Jul 20, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

Britain tightened airline security on flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday, banning laptops and tablet computers from the plane cabin following a US security warning.

Mar 21, 2017, 23:05 PM IST

Tunisia to try six police over beach attack response

Tunisia is to prosecute six policemen over their response to a 2015 gun and grenade attack on a beach resort that killed 38 foreign holidaymakers.

Mar 01, 2017, 17:19 PM IST

Man with ties to Berlin terror suspect held in Tunisia

Security forces in eastern Tunisia on Tuesday arrested a man suspected of close links to Anis Amri, the Islamic State supporter who allegedly drove a truck into a Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 people, local reports said.

Mar 01, 2017, 00:37 AM IST

Police search Berlin properties linked to Christmas market attacker's mosque

The German Police on Tuesday searched more than 20 properties in Berlin with links to a mosque visited by the Tunisian asylum seeker who killed 12 people at a Christmas market.

Feb 28, 2017, 14:21 PM IST

Tunisia extends 2015 state of emergency

Tunisia has extended for another three months a state of emergency in place since a 2015 jihadist attack, the president`s office announced Thursday.

Feb 16, 2017, 18:35 PM IST

Tunisian held In Italy with heroin in his underwear

Police in Sicily on Monday arrested a 36-year-old Tunisian after they found 40 grammes of heroin worth 4,000 euros in his underpants.

Jan 31, 2017, 00:55 AM IST

`Little` security at Tunisia attack resort: Inquest

A report on security at hotels in the Tunisian resort of Sousse had found security failings just months before a terror attack, an inquest into the killings of 30 British tourists there heard on Tuesday.

Jan 17, 2017, 23:16 PM IST

Tunisia fears return of jihadists from foreign battlefields

Fears are mounting in Tunisia that the return of jihadists from foreign battlefields could destabilise a country already reeling from a wave of attacks since its 2011 revolution.

Dec 27, 2016, 17:07 PM IST

Tunisia arrests nephew, two jihadist linked to Berlin attack suspect

Tunisia arrested the nephew of the suspected Berlin truck attacker and two other jihadist suspects who are "connected" to the assailant Anis Amri, the interior ministry said on Saturday. 

Dec 24, 2016, 18:47 PM IST
Tunisia arrests nephew, two others linked to Berlin suspect

Tunisia arrests nephew, two others linked to Berlin suspect

A statement said that the three suspects were members of a "terrorist cell... connected to the terrorist Anis Amri who carried out the terrorist attack in Berlin".

Dec 24, 2016, 18:32 PM IST
Berlin Christmas market attack: German police looking for an asylum-seeker from Tunisia

Berlin Christmas market attack: German police looking for an asylum-seeker from Tunisia

German police are looking for an asylum-seeker from Tunisia after finding an identity document under the driver`s seat of a truck that ploughed into a Berlin Christmas market and killed 12 people, officials and security sources said on Wednesday.

Dec 21, 2016, 23:27 PM IST
German police hunt Tunisian man over Berlin attack: Reports

German police hunt Tunisian man over Berlin attack: Reports

German police are searching for a Tunisian man in connection with the deadly truck attack on a crowd at a Berlin Christmas market, media reported Wednesday.

Dec 21, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Tunisians protest killing of Hamas drone expert; 10 arrested

Protests are planned in Tunisia over the killing of the head of Palestinian militant group Hamas' drone program in a Tunisian beach resort. Hamas accuses Israel of assassinating him.

Dec 20, 2016, 18:00 PM IST

Tunisia extends state of emergency by another month

Tunisia announced on Saturday that a state of emergency in force since a deadly attack on the presidential guard last November will be extended by one month.

Sep 18, 2016, 02:11 AM IST