'My children slipped through my hands'

The father of a three-year-old Syrian boy, whose body was washed up on a Turkish beach in an image that shocked the world, said Thursday his children "slipped through my hands" as their boat was taking in water on its way to Greece.

Biden uncertain of presidential run

US Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday said he is still uncertain about whether he can endure the rigors of a White House run so soon after the death of his son.

Truck driver denies knowing of migrants

One of the suspected drivers of the truck found abandoned in Austria with the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants inside denied Thursday knowing there was anyone on board.

Zim minister charged with corruption

A Zimbabwean cabinet minister has been charged with corruption for allegedly extorting money from a white farmer to protect him from eviction under controversial land reforms, state television reported Thursday.