Ukraine on Friday said that one person has died as a result of a fire that broke out at an arms depot in the country’s east, sparking explosions and forcing a mass evacuation.
In six years, Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak has gone from symbolising the hubris of Middle East dictators swept away by the Arab Spring uprisings to an emblem of dashed hopes.
The Italian capital was preparing Friday for a high-security lockdown as 27 heads of state or government head to Rome for the European Union’s 60th anniversary celebrations.
Hong Kong said Friday it would recall Brazilian meat from 21 processing plants under investigation over a rotten meat scandal.
The international coalition battling the Islamic State group will begin a final push on the jihadists’ Syrian stronghold Raqa in the coming days, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday.
South Korea’s sunken Sewol ferry was sailed away from its watery grave Friday, beginning its final journey nearly three years after it went down with the loss of more than 300 lives.
French far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen called for a rapprochement with Russia in the fight against terrorism during a meeting with Russian lawmakers in Moscow on Friday.
The eurozone economy grew at its fastest pace in six years in March, as all signs pointed to a recovery “surging higher” led by France and Germany, a closely watched survey showed Friday.
Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak left a military hospital on Friday where he had spent much of his six-year detention, his lawyer said.
Two more people have been arrested over Wednesday’s terror attack in London, police said on Friday, also giving the attacker’s birth name as Adrian Russell and appealing to the public for information about him.
Salvage operators were preparing to move South Korea’s sunken Sewol ferry on to another vessel to transfer it to port Friday, nearly three years after it went down with the loss of more than 300 lives.