Brazil’s consumer protection agency Senacom ordered recalls Friday of meat from three meatpacking companies involved in a tainted produce scandal that has hit the Latin American giant hard.
The team of health inspectors strode into the Rio supermarket Friday and before long had two trolleys filled to the brim — except they weren’t shopping.
A jihadist accused of masterminding a deadly attack in Ivory Coast is also suspected of having planned a major assault in Burkina Faso’s capital last year, a senior official said Friday.
Syrian rivals will tackle all agenda items at peace talks this week, including political transition, the United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura said Friday, warning not to expect “miracles.”
Eleven Syrian refugees drowned after a migrant boat sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast on Friday, the coast guard command said, with local media reporting that five children were among the dead.
One in five youths in several North African countries and Lebanon would like to emigrate in search of better prospects, including those with university degrees, according to a survey conducted for the European Commission.
A new Hungarian law on the systematic detention of all asylum seekers could expose migrant children to sexual exploitation, said Europe’s top rights watchdog Friday, adding its voice to criticism of the measure from human rights groups.
With 30 days to go before the first round of France’s two-stage presidential election, the incumbent Francois Hollande made a rare sortie into the campaign after conservative candidate Francois Fillon accused him of orchestrating a smear campaign.
Six Russian soldiers were killed in Chechnya Friday when gunmen tried to storm their base in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet with members of the NATO alliance next week, after initially planning to skip ministerial talks, a spokesman said Friday.
Pope Francis on Friday warned European Union leaders the bloc risks dying without a new vision of the future based on the principles of solidarity on which it was founded.