Venezuela's president: Africa won World Cup

Africa won the football World Cup for France, and Europe should end discrimination against immigrants, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has said.

Egypt to regulate popular social media users

Egypt's parliament has passed a controversial law that will allow the state to regulate social media users.

Migrants suffocate to death in lorry in Libya

Eight migrants, locked in an abandoned lorry container in Libya’s western city of Zuwara, have suffocated to death, according to officials there.

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