Tunisia lies between Libya and Algeria and has a Mediterranean coastline along its north and east. It gained independence from France in 1956.
Tunisia is a North African nation with just under 11 million people. Its capital is Tunis. After French rule, leader Habib Bourguiba promoted a secular government and advanced women's rights. In 2011, its own popular protests against corruption sparked the Arab Spring movement. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Tunisia.
In Tunisia, the number of people arrested in a wave of protests has risen to nearly 800. Demonstrators are demanding an end to new austerity measures and tax increases. The violence has prompted fears of a fresh political crisis - in the run-up to the anniversary of 2011's Arab Spring uprisings.