President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Monday that Egyptians must join hands with his government to prevent a repeat of the tragedy that struck last week when a Europe-bound boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank in the Mediterranean off the Egyptian coast, with the loss of at least 170 lives.
Thai police are attempting to identify a dismembered body found in a freezer when they raided an apartment and arrested three men — two thought to be American and one British — suspected of trafficking in forged passports.
The migrant camp in Calais must be fully dismantled by the end of the year, French President Francois Hollande said Monday in an attempt to highlight the Socialist government's efforts to tackle the issue ahead of next year's presidential election.
The European Union is launching a 348 million euro ($391 million) aid project to help the most vulnerable refugees in Turkey — part of a landmark deal with Turkey aimed at curbing the flow of migrants to Europe.
Japan's top government spokesman warned China on Monday against expanding its military activity to the skies over disputed East China Sea islands after eight Chinese warplanes flew near the area over the weekend.
Jeremy Hainsworth, Associated Press | Posted Sep 25th - 11:32pm
Prince George and Princess Charlotte stayed behind with their nanny as Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, continued their tour of British Columbia on Sunday, a day after George left Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hanging on a high-five.
A Philippine Airlines plane en route to Haneda airport in Tokyo returned to Manila's airport 20 minutes into its flight Monday after the crew detected smoke in the cabin. The plane with 235 people on board landed safely and there were no reports of injury.
Joshua Goodman and Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press | Posted Sep 25th - 10:10pm
Colombia will take a big step toward emerging from its long nightmare of bloody violence Monday when the government and the country's largest rebel movement sign a peace accord that emerged from four hard years of negotiations.