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Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui: arrested on money-laundering charges on August 23rd, but the electoral commission has allowed him to compete in the September 15th poll. Photograph: Fethi Belaid

Campaigning ended on Friday in Tunisia’s presidential election before Sunday’s first round of voting, pitting more than two dozen candidates against e(...)

 Tunisians wave national flags during a celebration to mark the seventh anniversary of the uprising that ousted president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali at the Avenue Habib Bourguiba in Tunis last month. Photograph: Mohamed Messara/EPA

For those of us who were there – apart, presumably, from the family, friends and entourage of Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, the dictator who had just been (...)

Tunisian protesters clash with security forces in Ettadhamen, Tunisia, on Wednesday. Photograph: EPA

Tunisian authorities have arrested more than 300 people after a third night of violent rioting sparked by anger at austerity measures agreed with the(...)

The Imperial Marhaba resort hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. Six hotel security guards have been charged over the 2015 terror attack at the resort. Photograph: Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters

Six hotel security guards have been charged with failing to help tourists during a 2015 terror attack at a Tunisian resort, it has been reported. Tun(...)

Photograph taken on June 27th, 2015, at the site of the shooting attack on the beach in front of the Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Port el Kantaoui, on the outskirts of Sousse. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images

“Cowardly” Tunisian security forces let down victims of a mass shooting at a beach hotel in 2015, making “deliberate and unjustifiable” delays in thei(...)

Harry Sarfo, a former Islamic State fighter from Germany, inside the maximum-security prison in Oldenburg, Germany. Photograph: Gordon Welters/New York Times

Believing he was answering a holy call, Harry Sarfo left his home in the working class city of Bremen last year and drove for four straight days to re(...)

People stand in front of  a makeshift memorial in Nice four days after the attack on July 14th by Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel that left 84 people dead. Photograph: Valery Hache//AFP/Getty Images

His own parents were so frightened by his violence that they kicked him out when he was 16. Desperate, by the time he was 19, they dragged him to a ps(...)

After the thwarting of the recent coup, the security status of Turkey for Irish citizens has been downgraded from ‘avoid all non-essential travel’ to maintain a ‘high degree of caution’.

Turkey is the latest country where travelling Irish citizens have been advised to exercise caution by the Department of Foreign Affairs following Frid(...)

People pay tribute to the victims of the July 14th terrorist attack in Nice at a memorial place in front of the French embassy in Moscow, Russia. Photograph: Sergei Chirikov/EPA

Yet again, the jihadists who have for 18 months harassed, mutilated and murdered in France managed to do the unexpected. French authorities and the p(...)

A reproduction of the residence permit of Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, the man who rammed his truck into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

French police are trying to establish whether the Tunisian who killed at least 84 people by ramming a lorry into Bastille Day crowds in Nice acted alo(...)

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