Italian Red Cross personnel help migrants rescued from the Mediterranean arriving at Porto Empedocle in Sicily.
A video released by Islamic State purportedly shows Egyptian Christians being marched along a beach, before being forced to their knees and beheaded.
A lively carnival street party in Copacabana celebrates 450 years of Rio de Janeiro as well as the French-Brazilian relationship.
Russell Simmons and Angela Simmons attend the rush HeARTS Education Valentine’s Luncheon.
Two commercial ships and an Italian coastguard vessel have rescued about 700 migrants from overcrowded boats near the Libyan coast. One hundred arrive on the Italian island of Lampedusa in the evening.
(Next Media Online) – At least 300 migrants are feared dead in Mediterranean waters after they tried to reach Europe from Africa, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
U.S. President Barack Obama asks tech industry executives for closer cooperation in cybersecurity, as Apple CEO Tim Cook says abuses over digital privacy can be a matter of “life and death”.
A day after parliament descended into chaos, with opposition lawmakers removed by force after disrupting Jacob Zuma’s annual address, people on the streets of Johannesburg say they believe the focus should be on the resolving the country’s problems.
South African security officers remove far-left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) lawmakers from parliament after they disrupted President Jacob Zuma’s State-Of-The-Nation speech and members of the main opposition walk out in protest.
U.S. President Barack Obama sends Congress a letter seeking the authorization of military force against Islamic State militants, limiting operations to three years.