French police assist a woman after a shooting in the street of Montrouge near Paris January 8, 2015. Photograph: Reuters

It now seems clear that those suspected of responsibility for the horrific attack on the staff of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo have had(...)

 Beji Caid Essebsi, leader of the Nidaa Tounes party, waving to supporters as he leaves a polling station in Tunis. Mr Essebsi was elected the new president of Tunisia with 55.68 per cent of votes. Photograph: EPA.

Veteran Tunisian politician Beji Caid Essebsi won the country‘s first free presidential election, in the final step of a transition to democracy afte(...)

Tunisian president Mohamed Moncef Mouzouki casts his ballot paper before the media  at a polling station in Sousse, on Sunday as the country votes in a presidential run-off election. Photograph: EPA

Tunisians voted on Sunday in a presidential run-off election that completes the country’s transition to full democracy nearly four years after an upri(...)

Members of Tunisia’s security services raise the victory sign following a 24-hour stand-off with a suspected terror cell yesterday. Photograph: EPA

Tunisian security forces yesterday killed six people, including five women, after a standoff with an Islamist militant group on the outskirts of Tu(...)

Rachid Ghannouchi, the leader of the Islamist party Ennahda,  at party headquarters in Tunis. Photograph: Samuel Aranda/The New York Times

Compromise has been in short supply since Tunisia sparked the Arab Spring more than two years ago. This small North African nation has once again brok(...)

Police officers carry the body of a suicide bomber from the crime scene at a beach near the tourist resort of Sousse yesterday. Photograph: Mohamed Amine ben Aziza/Reuters

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Tunisian tourist resort of Sousse yesterday, the first such assault in more than a decade in a country now bat(...)

Baklis, the daughter of assassinated Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi, holds a Tunisian flag while mourning his death in Tunis today. Photograph: Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters.

Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi was shot dead outside his home in Tunis today. It is the second such assassination this year, and spar(...)

Demonstrators wave flags and shout slogans as they gather on the occasion of the Feast of the Martyrs at Avenue Habib Bourguiba in Tunis, earlier this week. Photograph: Anis Mili/Reuters

‘Democracy without bread is not democracy. The only right we have won is freedom of expression. We need an intifada in Tunisia for a real revol(...)