During his visit to Germany, Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss economic issues. Talking to DW, Essid explained his approach to lowering unemployment in his country
Tunisia's prime minister is stepping down after losing a confidence vote. The defeat comes after the president called for a new unity government to tackle challenges including a faltering economy and social tensions.
The state premier of Baden-Württemberg wants Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria declared safe countries of origin. Asylum seekers from these countries already are rarely granted permission to remain in Germany.
Tunisia's interior ministry says security forces have killed five "terrorists" in an operation near the Libyan border. It comes a day after a deadly raid launched by militants on the town of Ben Guerdane was thwarted.
The interior minister spent three days touring Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia, achieving his goal of new rules to deport migrants back to the region. Fabian von der Mark accompanied the minister on his Maghreb mission.
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