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.
The lawyer for a deported Tunisian man suspected of being Osama bin Laden's bodyguard insists her client be returned to Germany immediately. She told DW she has applied for fines to be imposed on immigration authorities.
German authorities have issued a re-entry ban against Sami A., a suspected former bodyguard for Osama bin Laden. It comes despite a German court ruling that the Tunisian national's deportation from Germany was illegal.
German prosecutors have widened their probe into a foiled biological terror attack. Meanwhile two suspected accomplices have also been arrested in Tunisia, one of whom planned a "simultaneous" attack in that country.