In just under three years Egypt has gone through four presidents and more than five cabinet reshuffling. With the resignation of its prime minister and his government on Monday, what do these sudden turn of events mean for the country?
US Navy SEALs seized control of a tanker carrying Libyan oil in the Mediterranean late Sunday — at the request of the Libyan government. It seems that rebels in the country who hold a port were trying to export the oil.
Hundreds of migrants are sleeping in the rough in Italian train stations and on its border crossings. The stalled travelers are mainly migrants from north Africa who've survived a perilous journey by sea only to be turned back by new, tough restrictions in northern Europe.
Nigerian musician Tony Allen is not a young man anymore. But the former drummer for bandleader Fela Kuti is a fresh voice trying to draw attention to the horrific boat accidents that are killing thousands of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.
After being detained for 80 days by the Chinese Government, artist Ai Weiwei was released on bail. The government cites economic crimes for his detention, such as evading taxes and destroying documents.