French police arrive to ask migrants to fold their tents at the Daviais square in Nantes on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
The head of Tunisia’s Red Crescent says the bodies of dozens of migrants who drowned trying to reach Europe from Libya will take days to surface.
Libya’s Government of National Accord has protested at what it said were “untruths” in UN envoy Ghassan Salame’s latest report on the conflict in the North African country.
A Libyan militia has arrested a number of Al Qaeda-linked extremist leaders in a raid near the capital Tripoli, the group said.
In neighbouring New South Wales state, health officials said they were treating two cases as "probable infections" although definite results of tests would only be known later on Saturday.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi will screen passengers arriving on direct flights from China, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic. A total of 10 cities in China's central Hubei province have suspended some public transportation over the coronavirus outbreak, the Hubei Daily reported on Friday.
Killed were employees Frank Flores and Gerardo Castorena, Police Chief Art Acevedo said at a Friday evening news conference. The two had arrived at their workplace early and were using its fitness gym when the blast happened, Mayor Sylvester Turner said.