Guinea

US: Couple get seven years in prison for enslaving Guinean girl

The couple forced the girl to work without pay as a housekeeper, cook and nanny until she fled and alerted authorities.

US: Couple get seven years in prison for enslaving Guinean girl

Humanitarian crises

Venezuelan opposition envoy Gustavo Tarre addresses OAS

The body recognised Juan Guaido's envoy earlier this month in a move Nicolas Maduro called 'criminal'.

Venezuelan opposition envoy Gustavo Tarre addresses OAS

United States

New Mexico militia leader boasted of assassination training: FBI

FBI says it was told that militia leader Larry Hopkins said his group trained to kill Obama, Clinton and Soros.

New Mexico militia leader boasted of assassination training: FBI

Sri Lanka bombings

Sri Lankan president vows security shake-up over attacks

Tensions over alleged intelligence failures escalate as ISIL claims responsibility for deadly Easter Sunday blasts.

Sri Lankan president vows security shake-up over attacks

Egypt

Egyptians approve extension to President el-Sisi's rule

Nearly 90 percent of referendum voters approve constitutional amendments that could see president in power until 2030.

Egyptians approve extension to President el-Sisi's rule

Libya

Libya: Detained refugees shot as clashes near Tripoli continue

Refugees and migrants request immediate medical assistance as several people are reportedly wounded by gunfire.

Libya: Detained refugees shot as clashes near Tripoli continue

Civil Rights

US Supreme Court weighs citizenship question for 2020 census

Court’s conservative majority appears ready to OK question - a move rights groups say would result in an undercount.

US Supreme Court weighs citizenship question for 2020 census

Golan Heights

Netanyahu wants to name Golan settlement after Trump

Prime minister says 'need to express' gratitude for US president's decision to recognise Israeli claim to sovereignty.

Israel's Netanyahu wants to name Golan settlement after Trump

Philippines

Philippines earthquake: Man loses family in deadly cataclysm

Chuzon Supermarket in Porac was the only major structure completely destroyed by the quakes that killed at least 16.

Philippines earthquake: Man loses family in deadly cataclysm

Europe

Champs Elysees renovation: French fall out of love with avenue

Parisians do not come to the avenue anymore because it is noisy, unpleasant and polluted.

Libya

Armed men crossing from Libya alleged to be French spies

Tunisia's presidency denies report that group with diplomatic passports who attempted to enter was French intelligence.

Armed men crossing from Libya alleged to be French spies

Sri Lanka bombings

Mass funerals mark Sri Lanka's day of mourning

As Sri Lanka buries its dead, grief turns to anger amid reports that authorities were warned about possible attacks.

Mass funerals mark Sri Lanka's day of mourning