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Stories with place: Tunisia
  • Tunisia beach killer trained with museum gunmen story has photos
    Updated: Jun-30-15 6:17 pm

    TUNIS, Tunisia - The student who massacred tourists in a Tunisian seaside resort trained in a jihadi camp in Libya at the same time as the two men who attacked a leading museum in March, a top security official said Tuesday, enforcing the notion of a link between the two assaults and raising fears of more attacks from an underground world clawing at this North African nation's budding democracy.

  • Israel deports Gaza flotilla activists 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 2:56 pm

    JERUSALEM - Israel has deported a group of pro-Palestinian activists, including a former Tunisian president, who tried to breach its naval blockade of the Gaza Strip.

  • Obama speaks to Cameron, Tunisian leader in attack aftermath 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 6:47 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is offering U.S. assistance to the investigation into the attack in Tunisia that killed 38 people at a beach resort.

  • The Latest: Tunisia official says 7 arrested in beach attack story has photos
    Updated: Jun-29-15 11:04 am

    TUNIS, Tunisia - The latest on the response to last week's beach attack in Tunisia that killed dozens (all times local).

  • UK's Cameron promises wide, long-term response to terror 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 5:47 am

    LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday pledged a wide response to extremism, describing Britain as being united in grief over the beach massacre in Tunisia.

  • Tunisia struggles to find balanced response to terror 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 4:57 am

    TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia has reason to fear a terror attack. The only democracy that emerged from the turmoil of the 2011 Arab Spring has seen more of its young men join the Islamic State group than any other nation, and many have returned, battle-hardened, to spread radical ideologies back home. It's also a country full of vulnerable targets, with an economy that depends on welcoming European tourists to its warm Mediterranean shore.

  • Young soccer player, blogger among those killed in Tunisia 
    Updated: Jun-28-15 9:31 am

    LONDON - Three men from the same British family, a recently engaged lifestyle blogger and a couple whose children launched a desperate social media campaign to find them were among those feared killed in the Tunisian beach attack.

  • Terror on the beach: Tourists recount Tunisia attack horrors story has photos
    Updated: Jun-27-15 6:50 pm

    SOUSSE, Tunisia - Tunisia's postcard destination for tourists is reeling from the terror that blighted another day of play at the Mediterranean seaside resort of Sousse. A man armed with a Kalashnikov and grenades gunned down tourists on a private beach, and then moved methodically through the grounds of a luxury hotel - to the swimming pool, reception area and offices.

  • The Latest: Interpol offers help to 4 nations hit by terror story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-26-15 1:26 pm

    PARIS - The latest on the attack in southeastern France (all times local):

  • Tunisia: Kidnapped diplomats in Libya freed 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 5:19 pm

    TUNIS, Tunisia - Ten Tunisian diplomats seized by Libyan gunmen linked to the Tripoli government have been released and flew home, Tunisia's foreign minister said Friday, while denying that they had been traded for a militia leader.

  • Tunisian train hits truck blocking tracks, 18 dead 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 11:12 am

    EL FAHS, Tunisia - A Tunisian passenger train smashed into a semi-trailer truck racing to cross the tracks early Tuesday morning, killing 18 people as two carriages derailed.

  • Gunbattle in tense Tunisian region kills 3 troops, militant 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 2:40 pm

    TUNIS, Tunisia - A Tunisian spokesman says a gunbattle between Tunisian security forces and extremists preparing an imminent attack has left three troops and one attacker dead.

  • Attackers seize 10 employees at Tunisian consulate in Libya 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 12:08 pm

    TUNIS, Tunisia - An armed militia stormed into the Tunisian general consulate in Libya's capital on Friday, taking 10 employees hostage, officials said.

  • Women's rights miniskirt protest fizzles in Tunisia 
    Updated: Jun-07-15 8:00 am

    TUNIS, Tunisia - Only a handful of women have answered a call by a Tunisian rights' group to protest the repression of women in the Muslim world by demonstrating in miniskirts.