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NGO fears death of at least 240 migrants in Mediterranean

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 20:45 Last update: about 6 hours ago Associated Press

A Spanish aid organization says it has recovered five bodies from waters off the Libyan coast and fears that at least 240 migrants could have died after two boats capsized in the...

Pope's sex abuse adviser seeks to keep survivor voice heard

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 12:43 Last update: about 14 hours ago Associated Press

Pope Francis' top sex abuse adviser has insisted the pope is "thoroughly committed" to ridding the church of abuse, but says his advisory commission must regroup following the clamorous resignation of...

Update (6): UK police name man behind London terror attack

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 08:19 Last update: about 10 hours ago Associated Press

Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the 'sick and depraved terrorist attack' in London yesterday. A knife-wielding man had gone on a deadly rampage at the heart of Britain's seat of...

EU proposes rules to boost countries' antitrust authorities

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 12:49 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

The European Union is proposing new rules to make antitrust authorities in the bloc's member countries more effective. The EU's executive commission on Wednesday put forward proposals to ensure...

US, South Korea say North Korea's latest missile test fails

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 08:36 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket...

French minister resigns over probe into daughters' jobs

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 20:24 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux resigned Tuesday a few hours after prosecutors opened an investigation into a report that he hired his two daughters for a series of temporary parliamentary...

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