EU leaders grapple this week with two of the biggest threats to the European project — the messy divorce with Britain, and their failure to share responsibility taking in people seeking better lives or sanctuary in Europe.
A lawyer defending an alleged commander in Uganda’s shadowy Lord’s Resistance Army accused of crimes including murder, sexual slavery and using child soldiers is casting him as a victim of the rebel group’s brutal leader, Joseph Kony.
A Philippine police officer says he tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to move to safety as a powerful typhoon approached, but they appeared unconcerned and refused to leave a day before the storm triggered a huge landslide that buried dozens of people.
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