Mmigrants being rescued south of Lampedusa island in the Mediterranean in August. Photograph: EPA

Italy has been found to be in breach of international law over its treatment of migrants, in a case that could have widespread ramifications for EU as(...)

The full implications of the Tunisian atrocity in which a gunman shot dead 38 tourists in the Sousse resort are now more starkly apparent. He was link(...)

Tunisian protesters shout slogans during a demonstration to mark the anniversary of the uprising that ousted   Ben Ali. Photograph: EPA/STR

The World Bank has uncovered new evidence of large-scale corruption and tax evasion by firms owned by the family of former Tunisian president Zine El (...)

M’Barka Brahmi, who heard her husband Mohamed being shot as he left their house: ‘I ran out screaming, “Ennahda killed him”.’

The Brahmi family slept late that morning of July 25th, 2013, a holiday in the fasting month of Ramadan. “We watched television in our bedroom with ou(...)

‘While Tunisia has been regarded by most observers as the model case of democratic transition in the region, following the turmoil of the 2011 Arab uprisings, it too has experienced significant instability, although not on the scale of its neighbours in the region.’ Tunisians wave banners and their national flag during a demonstration in Midoun, north east of Djerba on March 20th, two days after gunmen attacked the National Bardo Museum. German writting on placard reads: “We don’t want any terrorists in Tunisia.”Photograph: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images

Earlier this week, Tunisia became the latest country to suffer a violent attack at the hands of militants linked to the so-called Islamic State (IS). (...)

A Tunisian woman holds a placard reading:  “No to terrorism. We will no longer remain silent for the death of our children” outside the National Bardo Museum in Tunis. Photograph: Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty

Serene Jaouani had never seen anything so terrible, not even during the 2011 revolution that overthrew President Ben Ali. The emergency room doctorwas(...)

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(...)