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Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on beach in Libya's Zawiya

Reuters TUNIS The BODIES of at least 74 migrants have been found washed up on the shore in western Libya after the engine of their inflatable boat was stolen, coastguard and aid officials said on Tuesday. Red Crescent spokesman ..

Pope decries populist rhetoric, says it fuels fear of immigrants

Reuters VATICAN CITY Pope FRANCIS called on Tuesday for a radical change of attitude towards immigrants, saying they should be welcomed with dignity and denouncing the 'populist rhetoric' he said was fuelling fear and ..

S Sudan leader promises safe access to aid agencies

Reuters JUBA South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on Tuesday promised aid agencies safe access to hunger-stricken civilians, a day after his government declared famine in parts of the war-ravaged country. South Sudan has been ..

AFP London French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted London bankers and academics to move to France after Brexit, following a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May. "I want banks, talents, ..

AFP Abuja Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari needs 'further rest' so will extend his month-long medical stay in London, but there is 'no cause' for worry over his health, his office said Tuesday. "During ..

DPA Munich Legislation that bans face veils in select public spaces and situations was agreed by the government of the southeastern German state of Bavaria on Tuesday. "Face veiling will be prohibited in the fields of civil service, ..

PARIS Two nuclear reactors being built in the southern city of Taishan will come onstream months later than planned, said China General Nuclear Power (CGN), which runs the project together with France's EDF. The reactors are of ..

BERLIN Germany will increase its military to nearly 200,000 troops over the next seven years, the defence ministry said Tuesday, a day after US Vice-President Mike Pence urged European allies to boost their defence spending. ..

MELBOURNE A light aircraft smashed into shops and exploded into a 'massive fireball' killing all five on board, including four American passengers reportedly golfers on a trip, officials in Australia said Tuesday. The ..