Migrant deaths in Mediterranean ’hit 10,000’
More than 10,000 people have died crossing the Mediterranean to Europe since 2014, the UN said on Tuesday, as the EU unveiled fresh plans to stem the migrant flow from Africa.
In a tiny tent on a campsite in the hills outside Cannes, Christopher and Noe are wrestling with their tuxedos before heading off in the hope of hitting the festival's celebrated red carpet.
Plans by oil and gas majors to spend US$4.9 trillion on fuel exploration are "poles apart" from the goal of the Paris climate deal to limit the global temperature rise, a new analysis showed on Tuesday.
Fans of Brazil's Chapecoense football club whose team was wiped out in a Colombian air crash crammed into the home stadium late yesterday for tearful prayers around the empty pitch.
Up to 500,000 civilians in Mosul are facing a "catastrophic" drinking water shortage, the UN warned, as Iraqi forces advance against the Islamic State group in the city.
Francois Fillon, a conservative reformist promising to shrink the French state, on Sunday clinched the rightwing nomination for next year's presidential election with a resounding victory over his rival Alain Juppe.
As Francois Hollande kept France guessing over whether he will seek re-election as president, the resurgent opposition was set to return to the debate stage today.
The European Union announced yesterday it would suspend a development fund earmarked for Colombia, following a referendum in which voters rejected a peace deal with the FARC rebel group.
A hard-fought climate rescue pact concluded last December in the French capital will enter into legal force next month, earlier than expected, after record-fast country ratifications hailed by observers yesterday.