Tunisia efforts to eradicate torture `disappointing`: UN

A senior UN official on Friday criticised Tunisia`s efforts to eradicate torture, which was widespread under the former regime ousted in a 2011 revolt.

Ex-Tunisian leader, family milked economy: World Bank

Companies controlled by ousted Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his family garnered 21 percent of all his country`s private sector profits, according to a new World Bank report.

Tunisia lifts emergency rule in force since 2011 uprisin

Tunisia`s president has lifted a state of emergency in force since the 2011 uprising that ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, his office said Thursday, despite a string of recent jihadist attacks.

Tunisia`s leaders sign new charter 3 years after revolution

Tunisia`s leaders on Monday signed the new constitution adopted by lawmakers, a key goal of the revolution three years ago that touched off the Arab Spring.

Ex-Tunisia dictator gets new life sentence

Ben Ali has been living in exile in Saudi Arabia, where he fled amid an uprising that toppled him after 23 years in power.

Ex-Tunisia dictator gets new life sentence

A court has convicted, in absentia, Tunisia`s former dictator of voluntary homicide and sentenced him to life in prison.

Italy returns ex-president`s yacht to Tunisia

A court in Italy has authorised the return of a yacht belonging to the family of ousted Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

Ex-Tunisian dictator`s property goes under hammer

Tunisian authorities are putting property confiscated from ousted Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali up for auction.

Tunisia sentences Ben Ali over revolt deaths

A Tunisian military court has sentenced former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to a second life term in absentia.

Tunisia: Ex-president Ben Ali gets 20 years in absentia

Former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was overthrown in a month-long popular uprising last year and fled to Saudi Arabia on Jan 14, 2011.

Huge turnout in Tunisia`s Arab Spring election

Tunisian voters poured into polling stations to vote on Sunday in their country`s first free election.

Tunisian court delays trial for deposed president

Ben Ali faces more than 100 charges in civil and military cases.

Tunisia: Ben Ali faces 2 more corruption suits

The fresh cases over financial and real estate deals was referred to a criminal court.

Tunisia: Ben Ali gets 15 years in jail

Zine el Abidine Ben Ali has been sentenced for possession of arms, drugs, archaeological artefacts.

Tunisia`s Ben Ali tried for drugs and weapon cache

Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and his wife Leila Trabelsi have already been sentenced to 35 years in jail.

Tunisia`s ex-president goes on trial in absentia

Ben Ali, 74, vigorously denied the charges in a statement through his French lawyer.

Tunisia asks Saudi Arabia to extradite Ben Ali

The caretaker govt asked Saudi Arabia for information about Ben Ali`s health.

Canada denies delaying seizing Ben Ali family assets

In Jan, Canada agreed to seize assets of eldest brother of Ben Ali`s wife.

Tunisia`s ex-leader Ben Ali hospitalised `in coma`

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali suffered a stroke and was in coma in Saudi hospital.

FBI probing ex-Tunisia leader Ben Ali: Report

European Union has already slapped asset freezes on Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.