MADRID - An unusually large group of about 5,000Moroccans, many of them minors or families, illegally swam into Spain's northern African enclave of Ceuta on Monday, a spokesman for the Spanish government's delegation there said. One person died in the attempt, the spokesman said ... "Spain has been very clear and detailed about the case ... .
Israel has fired artillery shells at Lebanon, after rockets were fired from the country toward the occupied Palestinian territories. The Israeli military said it had launched artillery at what it said were “the sources of” six shells that were fired from Lebanon toward the northern part of the occupied territories on Monday ... www.presstv.ir ... .
Around127 people were missing after a vessel adrift off Mumbai's coast sank during Cyclone Tauktae, the Indian navy said as two ships and helicopters were deployed to assist in the search ... At least 21 people were dead and 96 were missing, according to reports ... .
A Tesla vehicle on "autopilot" crashed into a parked Washington state deputy's patrol vehicle Saturday, NBCNews reports ... Autopilot is a Tesla system designed to assist drivers but is not fully autonomous ... U.S ... .
Hong Kong’s government has suspended operations at its representative office in Taiwan in a sign of escalating diplomatic tension between China’s self-governing territory and the democratically-ruled island that Beijing claims as its own ... Taiwan’s government said that while it respected the decision, it also regretted it ... .
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Samoa is set to get its first female prime minister, marking the end of unprecedented political drama in the small Pacific island nation of 200,000 people. On Monday, the Supreme Court finally validated Fiame NaomiMata'afa's shock April election win, ending weeks of political stalemate and calling off a re-run ... And it worked ... .
As Israel and Gaza have pressed closer to all-out war, a new battle for the narrative is being fought among Arab states. For the first time in the many clashes between the Israeli state and the occupied territory, regional unity over who is to blame and what should be done to stop the fighting has splintered ... Read more ... And they haven’t done that.” ... .
The UN, US and UK have called for more protection for the civilians caught in intense violence between Israel and Palestinian militants. Footage of children being pulled from the rubble in Gaza and people running for shelter in Israel have sparked international alarm. The conflict is now in its second week, with little sign of a ceasefire ... .
YANGON (REUTERS) - More than 800 people have been killed by Myanmar's security forces since a wave of protests broke out across the country after the military seized power in a coup in February, an activist group said ... "This is the number verified by AAPP, the actual number of fatalities is likely much higher," the group said in its daily briefing.