It’s the highest death toll of migrants in months, highlighting once again the exploitation of desperate people at the hands of human smugglers.
Unlike the last time Putin faced voters, this time he faces no serious opposition movement, and has strengthened his domestic support through his actions in Ukraine and Syria.
Relations between London and Moscow have crashed to a post-Cold War low after an attack on an ex-Russian spy, the first known offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since World War Two.
Many pensioners complain that the government's 0.25 percent increase in 2017 is insufficient. Pensioners protested in 100 cities.
Mariam Moustafa, an 18-year-old Egyptian college student, was assaulted by a group of girls in central England.
Refugees in the UK have shared their experiences of hardship and pain as they endured the long process of seeking asylum.
Russia says it will start an investigation into the attempted murder of Yulia Skripal and the death of Kremlin critic Nikolai Glushkov on British soil while Britain blames Russia for the nerve agent attack on Yulia and her father Sergei.
Robert Fico's resignation as prime minister has failed to appease a public outraged over the murder of 27-year-old investigative journalist Jan Kuciak, who reported on fraud allegations against businessmen with political ties.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Paris for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, who is eager to push his vision for an overhaul of EU institutions amid opposition from other EU member states.
The allegations from the West over Russia's meddling in the 2016 US election and the recent poisoning of an ex-spy from Russia in the UK seem to have failed to dampen President Putin's popularity among the voters.
North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho met with his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallstrom and Prime Minister Stefan Lofven amid speculation that Sweden may mediate talks between Pyongyang and Washington.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer's words contradict those of former German president Christian Wulff who fuelled a debate over immigration in 2010 by saying Islam was part of Germany.
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