As Italian prosecutors arrest the captain and a crew member of the boat on which as many as 900 people may have drowned, Italian police are also cracking down on people smugglers.
Mohamed Morsi, who was toppled from the Egyptian presidency in 2013, is sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole for the killing of protesters in December 2012.
The leader of the global terror group is recovering slowly from a coalition air strike in the Nineveh province of Iraq, according to reports.
Stormy weather in New South Wales has killed three people and left a trail of damage and destruction - including in Sydney and the surrounding area.
With the general election just over two weeks away and the result highly unpredictable, Gary Gibbon talks to three of the party leaders.
John Major, who speaks in the West Midlands today, energised his 1992 election campaign by speaking from a soapbox. It's the sort of thing modern-day politicians should try.
If he did get back in, what sort of David Cameron would we see? The long gone husky-cuddling eco-warrior won't make a reappearance presumably.
Foreign ministers from across Europe hold talks aimed at tackling the migrant crisis after a week in which more than a thousand people perished in the Mediterranean.
South Africa's Zulu King Goodwill Zweluthini has condemned the deadly anti-immigrant attacks that have swept the country as "vile".
UK citizens have been travelling to Syria and Iraq since the start of the uprisings against Assad. Since 2013 online recruitment has convinced thousands of western Europeans to make the journey.
As the Ukip leader tells it, he saw the light in a bar in 1990, on the day the UK entered the exchange rate mechanism. Since then, his mission has mushroomed into something much bigger.
What the SNP have to guard against is Acquired Sheffield Syndrome and one N Kinnock's disastrous triumphalism.
At least nine people, including four Unicef staff, are killed in an attack that has been claimed by militant group al-Shabaab in Somalia.
As many as 900 migrants are feared to have died after their fishing boat capsized in the Mediterranean, according to Italian news agency Ansa.
A missing family, including four young children, have gone missing and are feared to be on their way to Syria, police say.