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.
Tunisia is the birthplace of the so-called Arab Spring. The 2011 revolution sparked similar uprisings in neighboring countries which have wound up in protracted political or military conflicts. Tunisia is different - its democratic transition is held up as a success story, albeit a fragile one. DW's Julia Henrichmann made a reporting trip to the capital, Tunis.
German researchers have come up with a clever way to use the sun's energy to keep milk cool. Dairy farmers in Tunisia and Kenya don't always have access to power from the grid - now, green tech could help them to preserve their produce and reduce waste.
For the first time, troops in Tunisia are to be deployed to protect key industrial sites against protests, sit-ins and strikes. Poverty, unemployment and corruption are ongoing issues in the North African state.