Med migrant death toll 30 times higher

More than 1 750 migrants have perished in the Mediterranean since the start of the year - more than 30 times higher than the same period in 2014.

Egypt jails Morsi for 20 years

An Egyptian court on Tuesday sentenced ousted president Mohamed Morsi and 12 other defendants to 20 years in jail for involvement in the arrests and torture of protesters during his rule.

US couple jailed over suitcase murder

A US couple were given long jail terms Tuesday for the "sadistic" murder of the woman's mother, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase outside a luxury hotel on Indonesia's Bali island.

Migrant shipwreck survivors arrested

Italian police have arrested two suspected people traffickers among the survivors of the migrant boat that capsized off Libya on Sunday, as the UN said 800 people were killed in the Mediterranean’s worst migrant disaster.