article 21 April 2015 World, France
Calais migrants: 'We are not animals'

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.

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Read more from Jonathan Miller on his blog Haunted by memories of a journey from Damascus to Bradford

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.

article 21 April 2015 World, Iraq
Isis leader al-Baghdadi 'seriously wounded'

The leader of the global terror group is recovering slowly from a coalition air strike in the Nineveh province of Iraq, according to reports.

article 21 April 2015 World, Australia
Australia storm damage
Liam Dutton by Australia storms kill three

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.

article 21 April 2015 World, Egypt
Mohamed Morsi
Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's ousted president, gets 20 years

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.

article 20 April 2015 World
EU ministers meet to discuss migrant crisis

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.

article 20 April 2015 World, South Africa
South Africa's Zulu king condemns racist attacks

South Africa's Zulu King Goodwill Zweluthini has condemned the deadly anti-immigrant attacks that have swept the country as "vile".

article 20 April 2015 UK, Iraq
Brits abroad: UK citizens journeying into the Islamic State
Brits abroad: UK citizens joining the Islamic State group

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.

article 20 April 2015 World, Somalia
UN van targeted by Al-Shabaab in Garowe, Somalia
Four Unicef staff killed in Somalia bomb attack

At least nine people, including four Unicef staff, are killed in an attack that has been claimed by militant group al-Shabaab in Somalia.