The late president slipped away without leaving a strong political legacy, with his allies seemingly the first to move on and his party fragmented into five.
Funeral of late president Beji Caid Essebsi attended by foreign leaders, including French President Emmanuel Macron and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
Tunisia's first freely elected president, 92-year-old Beji Caid Essebsi, has passed away due to what was described as a severe health crisis.
The 92-year-old politician, who became president in the first elections following the fall of Zine al Abidine Ben Ali, had been in politics for more than six decades, with a mixed record.
A member of the Zimbabwean minority Muslim community is challenging school regulations that ban beards for pupils, which he says are discriminatory and therefore unconstitutional.
A Tunisian government source says that some of a group of African migrants who were rescued nine miles off the town of Zarzis had informed coastguards that they had set out from Zuwara in Libya, and that dozens had drowned.
Two people have died as a result of the Daesh-claimed bombings that targeted police in Tunisia on Tuesday
Tunisia's first freely elected president, 92-year-old Beji Caid Essebsi, has been taken to a military hospital after falling seriously ill, for the second time in a week.
Tunisia's interior ministry said the twin suicide attacks targeted security forces, killing at least one officer and wounding another nine people in the capital Tunis.
Here's how world leaders and prominent figures are reacting to the sudden death of Egypt's first democratically elected civilian president Mohamed Morsi.
Most world powers have aided or stood by silently as revolutions have been crushed across the Middle East and North Africa but the people's desire to rid themselves of tyranny is still alive.
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