Police in Tunis have used tear gas to try to disperse hundreds of Islamists who were attacking them with stones and knives.
One group of protesters was said to be angry over a ban on women who wear the niqab from enrolling in university.
Another group attacked a TV station that had shown a film which they claimed was blasphemous.
Police arrested dozens of mainly young men after the clashes, which were the biggest over religion in the Tunisian capital for several years.
Tension is mounting in Tunisia before an election later this month, the first since a revolution toppled the country’s autocratic leader.
The poll is for an assembly to draft a new constitution. The Islamist Ennahda party is expected to win the biggest share of the vote, alarming secularists who have traditionally dominated the ruling elite.
- 1Migrants with tickets denied access to Budapest train station
- 2Satellite images show ISIL destruction in Palmyra
- 3‘No person is illegal’ – Vienna holds rally for refugees
- 4Ukraine: deputies explain for and against the decentralisation law
- 5Hungary’s hardline stance on refugees ‘benefits’ people smugglers
- 1Hungary summons French ambassador over border fence row
- 2Protesters angry over destruction of ‘Mephistopheles’ in St Petersburg
- 3Ukraine: angry clashes as bill adopted granting more autonomy in the east
- 4French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius slams Hungary’s ‘migrant fence’
- 5Poland ‘has located’ buried Nazi treasure train
- 1euronews live TV - News | euronews : the latest international news as video on demand
- 2International breaking news | euronews online world breaking news in video
- 3Caught red-handed: the Russian Major fighting in Ukraine
- 4Video footage shows massive explosion in Tianjin, China
- 5Momentum for Mars: Astronauts say mission is inevitable
- 6Ukraine puts top Russian general Gerasimov on ‘most wanted’ list
- 7Latest News Bulletin
- 8Snowden, Assange and Manning statues unveiled in Berlin
- 9Who came out top in the US Republican television debate?
- 10Why World Elephant Day matters
- 11International news | euronews, latest international news
- 12UK: at least 7 dead after plane crashes into road in Brighton
- 13Virginia:TV journalist and cameraman shot dead live on air
- 14ISIL militant group claims to have killed Croatian hostage in Egypt
- 15Earth Overshoot Day…Pushing Mother Nature too far
- 16Windows 10, three weeks on: the good, the bad and the ugly
- 17Bringing the trolls out of the dark: Russian ‘troll’ awarded 1 rouble damages
- 18As ‘Daily Show’ Jon Stewart’s tenure ends, scholars say goodbye to their research topic
- 19European Union News | euronews: latest breaking news and headlines about European Union
- 20Scientists find sinkhole cave under Mexico’s Kukulkan Castle Pyramid
Wires > News
- 19:52 CET South Africa lawmakers reject bid to impeach Zuma over Bashir saga
- 19:49 CET Turkish soldier killed in cross-border fire from Islamic State…
- 19:46 CET Migrant chaos at Budapest train station
- 19:19 CET U.S., allies conduct 19 air strikes against Islamic State – …
- 19:12 CET Kurds suspect another chemical attack by Islamic State in Iraq
- 19:11 CET Central African Republic unlikely to hold vote on time – official
- 18:45 CET Dutch intelligence-gathering reform bill sparks privacy concerns
- 18:03 CET Big guns in east Ukraine fall silent, two more die from wounds in…