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'Cowardly' Tunisian security forces let down beach attack victims: UK inquiry


LONDON "Cowardly" Tunisian security forces let down the victims of a shooting at a beach hotel, making "deliberate and unjustifiable" delays in their journey to the scene, a UK inquiry found on Tuesday.

Police search Berlin properties linked to Christmas market attacker's mosque

BERLIN German police on Tuesday raided more than 20 sites in Berlin with links to a mosque visited by a Tunisian asylum seeker who killed 12 people in an attack on a Christmas market in December.

World, Feb 28 2017

Italy expels two Tunisians, one with links to Berlin attacker: ministry

MILAN Italy has expelled two Tunisians, one of whom may have had contact with a man who killed 12 people in Berlin when he plowed a truck through a busy Christmas market, the Italian interior ministry said.

World, Feb 26 2017

Tunisia army clashes with militants in mountains, two killed: ministry

TUNIS Tunisia troops clashed with armed Islamist militants in the remote mountains near the Algerian border on Friday, killing two of them, arresting another and seizing weapons, the defense ministry said.

World, Feb 17 2017

Merkel pushes Tunisia on deportations after Christmas market attack

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel told her Tunisian counterpart on Tuesday she wanted to speed up repatriation of failed asylum seekers after a rejected Tunisian awaiting deportation killed 12 people at a Berlin market.

World, Feb 14 2017

Amnesty accuses Tunisia security forces of abuses in war with militants

TUNIS Tunisian security forces are using methods in their war against Islamist militants that are associated with overthrown leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, including torture, arbitrary arrests and detentions, Amnesty International said on Monday.

World, Feb 13 2017

Germany arrests Tunisian asylum-seeker linked to Tunis museum attack

WIESBADEN, Germany/BERLIN A 36-year-old Tunisian asylum-seeker arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of planning an Islamist attack in Germany is also wanted in his homeland over a deadly 2015 assault on a Tunis museum favored by Western tourists, German officials said.

World, Germany Feb 02 2017

German prosecutor: Tunisian suspected of planning attack was asylum seeker

BERLIN The Tunisian man arrested in Germany on Wednesday on suspicion of recruiting for Islamic State and building up a network of supporters to carry out a terrorist attack was an asylum seeker, prosecutors said in a statement.

World, Feb 01 2017

Germany reviewing nearly 550 migrants deemed a security risk

BERLIN Germany said on Wednesday it would review the cases of nearly 550 asylum seekers who have been deemed a security risk, spurred by new questions about the handling of a Tunisian migrant who killed 12 people last month at a Berlin Christmas market.

World, Germany, Jan 18 2017

Tunisian beach gunman 'walked nearly two miles' before being shot, UK inquest hears

LONDON The gunman who murdered 30 Britons on a Tunisian beach in 2015 had been able to walk nearly two miles on his killing spree before being shot dead by security forces, inquests into the deaths heard on Monday.

World, Jan 16 2017

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