The quest for freedom through the seas comes at a great cost to human life. This is what migrants bear, and continue to bear, as they cross the Mediterranean in a dangerous bid to escape tyranny, hardship and extreme suffering.
At nightfall, young people gathered on the roofs of houses and streets to lob stones and fireworks at police and National Guard officers.
It said the child she was carrying died on the spot and another small girl was wounded as the woman detonated the belt in the remote Mount Selloum area of Kasserine near the Algerian border.
The parliamentary race is expected to be fought closely by the moderate Islamist Ennahda party, the more secular Tahya Tounes party of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, and the Nidaa Tounes party led by Hafedh Caid Essebsi, the president’s son.
The veteran politician, the oldest head of state after Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, came to power in 2014, three years after the Arab Spring uprising toppled longtime despot Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
The UAE has condemned the series of suicide and terror explosions that targeted a security patrol and police station in the heart of Tunisia’s capital city, Tunis, on Thursday.
Essebsi, 92, "was taken seriously ill and transferred to the military hospital in Tunis," the presidency said on its Facebook page.
A Tunisian man and his German wife will stand trial from Friday, charged with planning a foiled biological bomb attack in Germany with the deadly poison ricin.
Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, Vietnam and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines were elected to the UN Security Council (UNSC) on Friday as the top UN body struggles to agree on how to confront global conflicts.