Tunisia’s 92-year old President Beji Essebsi dies

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country's first democratically elected leader, has died at the age of 92, according to the presidency.  Essebsi died at the Tunis military hospital on Thursday morning, the presidency said in a statement.  Beji Caid Essebsi He was hospitalised with a severe illness in late June, but returned to intensive…

Several wounded in two suicide bomb attacks in Tunisian capital

At least five people were wounded in the Tunisian capital on Thursday when a suicide bomber blew himself up, the government said. The bomber targeted a police patrol in Charles de Gaulle Street in central Tunis. Two police officers and three civilians were wounded, the Interior Ministry said. It was not immediately known who was…