Tunisia's premier resigns for caretaker govt

2014-01-09 17:12

Tunisia's prime minister has resigned to make way for a non-partisan caretaker government as part of a deal with his opponents to complete a transition to democracy.

Tunisia talks postponed

2013-10-24 13:00

Talks on ending months of political deadlock in Tunisia have been postponed, as the country's Islamist PM says his government is committed in "principle" to resigning to pave a way out of the crisis.

Tunisian Islamist radicals plan Islamic state

2013-08-29 11:28

The freshly banned jihadist group Ansar al-Sharia is planning a series of political assassinations in Tunisia in its efforts to establish an Islamic emirate in North Africa, an official says.

Opposition proposes independent cabinet

2013-08-11 22:45

A coalition of Tunisian opposition parties intends to propose a cabinet of independents to end the political crisis that has shaken the country.

Tunisia urges unity amid violence

2013-07-31 10:49

Tunisia has mourned eight soldiers slain by militants, but appeals from the Islamist-led government for unity and the calling of a December election failed to quell violent protests.

Tunisia's leader refuses to step down

2013-07-30 07:30

Tunisia's prime minister has rejected opposition demands that his government step down and promised to complete the country's democratic transition with elections in December.

Soldiers killed in hunt for militants

2013-06-06 19:18

A roadside bomb has killed two Tunisian soldiers while they were hunting al-Qaeda-linked militants in a mountainous region near the Algerian border.

Tunisian dies after setting himself alight

2013-03-13 14:33

An unemployed man who has set fire to himself in the Tunisian capital died in hospital, a development which could provoke renewed anger against the Islamist-led government.

Tunisia set to unveil new government

2013-03-08 12:46

Tunisian Prime Minister-designate Ali Larayedh is set to unveil a new government after two weeks of negotiations on the team tasked with leading the country out of its political crisis.


Tunisia talks suspended

2013-11-05 12:38

Talks on choosing a new Tunisian PM have been suspended indefinitely after political leaders once again failed to agree on a leader to steer the country out of crisis.

Tunisia launches crisis talks

2013-10-23 13:30

Tunisia's ruling Islamists and opposition are to begin hard-won negotiations to end months of political deadlock, with PM Ali Larayedh expected to announce his government's resignation.

Tunisia PM says state must stay strong

2013-08-28 11:20

Tunisia's PM says he is not ready to step aside for a caretaker cabinet to hold new election, but would not create a power vacuum while the country faces serious challenges.

Tunisia crisis nears 'moment of truth'

2013-08-07 17:25

Tunisia's political crisis has neared its "moment of truth" after tens of thousands of people poured onto the streets of the capital to demand the government's resignation.

Tunisia mourns slain soldiers

2013-07-30 12:32

Tunisia has begun three days of mourning after extremists killed at least eight soldiers.

Berlin police break up Femen protest

2013-06-07 14:01

Three topless Femen protesters have been dragged by police from outside the German chancellery where they were pleading for the release of four fellow activists jailed in Tunisia.

Tunisia sets up cells to combat Qaeda

2013-03-27 19:35

Tunisia has announced it is setting up crisis cells to combat "terrorist activity," after the United States warned that al-Qaeda was seeking to establish a base in the country.

New Tunisia government unveiled

2013-03-08 18:51

Premier-designate Ali Larayedh has unveiled a proposed new coalition government after a deal was reached in last-minute talks aimed at ending a major political crisis.

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