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Four people survived and 40 drowned after an inflatable boat carrying migrants across the Mediterranean Sea sank off the coast of Sicily on Thursday. Although nearly 10,000 migrants have been rescued near Italy’s coast in recent days, hundreds have died in ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a $46 billion contract with the Pakistani government on Monday to develop a 1,800-mile China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a network of pipelines, roads and railways running from the Pakistani port of Gwadar to China’s western Xinjiang region. Italian, Greek ...

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced Thursday that French police have foiled five terror attacks in the past few months, during which such threats have reached unprecedented levels. Most recently, police arrested an Algerian man planning an attack on a church in ...

• Responding to an attack on Garissa University on April 2 that left 148 people dead, Kenyan fighter jets bombed two camps of al-Shabaab, the militant group responsible for last week’s attack, in neighboring Somalia on Sunday night. Kenyan President ...

More than one million protesters throughout Brazil demanded the impeachment of the country’s president, Dilma Rousseff, on Monday. Following a corruption scandal involving Brazil’s state-owned oil company, an attorney general exonerated Rousseff of all charges. Russia lifted a 2010 ban ...

• Al-Shabab militants killed 70 hostages in an attack on the Garissa University College in northeastern Kenya on Thursday. While 79 were left injured, rescue workers evacuated 500 students and four of the attackers were killed. The Kenyan government imposed ...

• Following its second bomb threat in two days, Turkish Airlines forced one of its commercial planes heading to Brazil to land in Morocco on Monday but resumed the flight after no explosives were found. A flight attendant had discovered ...

• A Saudi Arabia-led coalition launched airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen on Wednesday night. The Saudi government defended its military action, which targeted positions in the capital Sanaa held by the Shia rebels, as a means of protecting the ...

• Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra faces up to 10 years in prison for negligence over rice subsidies that cost the Thai government billions of dollars. In January, Shinawatra was retroactively impeached for her role in the subsidy scheme, ...