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.
The boat tragedy that claimed the lives of an estimated 900 people attempting to enter Europe is being sorely felt by migrants in Calais who made similar trips. Watch Paraic O'Brien's report.
Mirvat and her family fled Syria, eventually arriving in the UK via Lebanon, Egypt, Libya and Calais. She has begun a new life - but cannot forget what she went through to get here.
What Scots will do if the mandate contained in the SNP manifesto is first delivered then ignored will determine whether the UK survives as a political entity.
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.
A young woman has died after taking diet pills bought on the internet. Her mother has issued an emotional warning to others after her death.
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.