Tunisia’s 92-year old president Essebsi dies

The President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi has reportedly died aged 92, according to the presidency. He was taken back to the hospital this week for medical treatment and was admitted into intensive care. His son Hafedh Caid Essebsi had said in a statement that his father’s health had worsened and “things are not going well.” That was the third time he was being treated there in a matter of weeks. The 92-year-old until his death was the world’s oldest sitting president. Mr Essebsi has been prominent in the Tunisian…

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