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Victoria Gatenby

Africa

Almost 230 refugees rescued off Libya's coast

A Spanish aid agency rescued almost 230 refugees from the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya. The refugees, now being processed in Italy's Sicily, were trying to make the dangerous crossing from Africa into Europe.

US & Canada

Calls for Jeff Sessions to resign over Russia contacts

US politicians are calling for the new Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign because of allegations he discussed Donald Trump's presidential campaign with Russian diplomats. Sessions denies the allegations and says he's done nothing wrong.

Africa

UN troops use locals in Mali peacekeeping mission

UN soldiers in northern Mali are enlisting the help of local residents to defeat fighters linked to al-Qaeda. It's a strategy one commander says has already prevented a massacre. Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby explains.