World Oct 8, 2015

Tunisian lawmaker escapes assassination attempt by gunman

A lawmaker from Tunisia's ruling secular party escaped an assassination attempt on Thursday when a gunman riddled his car with automatic rifle fire from a passing vehicle. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the shooting but Tunisia is caught up in a growing ...

Japan strikes twice in second half against Tunisia

Soccer Mar 27, 2015

Japan strikes twice in second half against Tunisia

Shinji Okazaki and Keisuke Honda struck in the second half to give Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic a 2-0 win over Tunisia in his debut on Friday. Shinji Kagawa featured in both goals as Japan took its first step under the Bosnian, whose men will host ...

Tunisia's Bardo museum in symbolic reopening after attacks

World Mar 25, 2015

Tunisia's Bardo museum in symbolic reopening after attacks

Tunisia's Bardo museum held a ceremonial reopening on Tuesday a week after gunmen claiming alliance with Islamic State killed 20 foreign tourists in an attack aimed at destroying the country's tourism industry. On March 18, at least two attackers opened fire on tourists from Spain, ...

In Tunisia's tourist heartland, the anxious wait after attack

World Mar 24, 2015

In Tunisia's tourist heartland, the anxious wait after attack

The European visitors strolling Tunisia's Hammamet resort are an encouraging sign for a government determined to minimize the fallout of last week's shooting of 20 tourists in the nearby capital. But there is anxiety about the future in the five-star hotels, trinket shops and restaurants ...

World Mar 23, 2015

Tunisian president says third suspect in museum attack on the run

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi said on Sunday that a third gunman involved in an attack that killed 23 people, mostly foreign tourists, at a Tunis museum last week was on the run. The shootings at the museum inside Tunisia's parliament compound was one of ...

World Mar 22, 2015

Tunisia arrests more than 20 in crackdown since museum attack

Tunisian authorities have arrested more than 20 suspected militants in a nationwide security crackdown since gunmen killed 23 people, mostly foreign tourists, in Wednesday's attack in the capital, the government said. Hundreds of people gathered for a mass in the cathedral in Tunis on Saturday, ...

Japanese in Tunis were on Mediterranean cruise

National Mar 20, 2015

Japanese in Tunis were on Mediterranean cruise

The six Japanese who were killed and wounded during Wednesday's terrorist attack at a museum in Tunis were all passengers taking part in a cruise around the Mediterranean. At the time, the tourists were visiting the famed Bardo National Museum in the Tunisian capital as ...