A bridge under construction has been destroyed after a partial collapse killed nine people.
Image copyright AFP Image caption Italy has blocked foreign migrant rescue vessels – but now has blocked an Italian vessel A commercial ship flying the Italian flag, and carrying dozens of rescued migrants, was refused permission to dock at Italian ports. The Vos Thalassa, a supply ship which serves oil rigs in the Mediterranean, rescued […]
Image copyright AFP Image caption More than 600 people have been killed in the past week in the Eastern Ghouta Residents are reported to be fleeing the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave in Syria as the situation there was described as “beyond critical”. Syria’s military appears to be increasing pressure on several fronts to try to […]
Image copyright Ijeoma Ndukwe Doyinsola Ogunye, along with around 20 volunteer children, vigorously combs a sandy shore in the Nigerian coastal city of Lagos, unearthing deeply embedded litter and plastic that can prove deadly to sea turtles. The tide is low and the layer of scattered debris across a seemingly endless stretch of golden sand […]