Palermo prosecutors have accused the Italian ex-interior minister with dereliction of duty and kidnapping for leaving a migrant rescue ship stranded at sea for 19 days in August 2019.
Myanmar's junta has pardoned and released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the Thingyan New Year holiday. It's not yet clear whether this includes any of the protesters arrested since the military seized power in February.
A state TV broadcast has claimed the suspect is Iranian-born and fled the country hours before the explosion at Natanz
The Balkan Trafik Festival is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year with a COVID-safe digital programme.
Ukraine has confirmed it will expel a 'senior' Russian diplomat on Monday in response to the arrest and expulsion of its consul in St Petersburg.
There have been more than three million deaths worldwide due to COVID-19, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally.
WHO's Europe office announced last week that in the European region there are one million reported deaths.
The key stories of the week, captured by photographers around the world.
Protesters gathered in the US following the release of recent police body camera footage showing two fatal police shootings of people of colour.
NASA chose Elon Musk's SpaceX to build the next lander that will carry astronauts to the moon.
US President Joe Biden met with Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga in Biden's first face-to-face meeting with a foreign leader.
The resignation marks the end of the Castro brothers' leadership that began with the 1959 revolution.
The audio-based social network solely relies on users reporting harmful content, rather than proactively moderating content.
The interior ministry said the measure was taken "in order to maintain public order and safety" after several days of heightened anti-French sentiments.
The Irish government is hoping to bank on the rise of remote work to breathe new life into rural towns and villages.
Questions have been raised around the different ways in which vaccines can impact women compared to men
The former head of Austria's far-right party, Heinz-Christian Strache has been charged with corruption following the 2019 "Ibizagate" scandal.
France's industry minister said on Friday that while a final decision was yet to be made, it was "highly probable" the EU wouldn't renew its contract for the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID vaccine.
With no state ceremony, a custom-built hearse and a 30-person guest list, the Duke of Edinburgh's adieu will look a little different to other royal funerals.
Sweden's Public Health Agency says they will ease restrictions for those citizens, mostly elderly, who have had at least one vaccination shot against COVID-19.
Images of tributes to Prince Philip in the streets of Windsor as the town prepares for the funerals of Queen Elizabeth's husband, dead at 99