Some 30 African migrants succeeded on Saturday in crossing a barbed wire fence into the Spanish enclave of Melilla in north Africa, authorities said.
Almost declared dead only months ago, Germany’s populist far-right is seeking a comeback amid a record wave of asylum-seekers, hoping to anchor itself in mainstream politics.
Police said on Saturday that they have identified a local criminal gang as behind the abduction of an an Italian restaurant owner and retired priest in the strife-torn southern Philippines.
A Madagascar court handed four men the maximum sentence on Friday of hard labour for life over the mob lynching in 2013 of two Europeans and a local man, who were beaten and then burned on a beach.
Hundreds of thousands of people rallied on Saturday in the German capital against the massive free-trade accord being negotiated by the European Union and the United States.
Forced deportations of asylum seekers who have been refused entry to Sweden must be intensified, Swedish minister for migration, Morgan Johansson, told Swedish Radio on Saturday.
A majority of French people "understand" the behaviour of striking Air France workers who attacked two of the airline's managers this week, ripping their clothes, a poll to be published Sunday showed.
UEFA chief Michel Platini has appealed against a 90-day suspension imposed on him by world governing body FIFA as part of an ongoing corruption investigation, a close associate said on Saturday.
While many who saw images of an HR director fleeing staff were left thinking "same old France, nothing changes", the message from business leaders this week is actually one of hope. "The times are changing" they say.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter appealed against the 90-day ban that forced him out of office, his lawyers confirmed on Friday, as world football's scandal-tainted governing body headed into months of turmoil over how to find a new leader.
Imagine Hitler wakes up in today's Berlin, is mistaken for a hilarious impersonator of the Nazi leader and ends up a TV celebrity, widely cheered for voicing his demented worldview.