BRUSSELS - European Union ministers were summoned to meet in two weeks' time to seek urgent solutions to a migration crisis unprecedented in the bloc's history, as the mounting death toll on land and sea forced governments to respond.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, a Democrat from Oregon, said on Sunday he would support the nuclear deal with Iran, moving President Barack Obama a step closer to having sufficient backing to ensure the deal stands.
Hundreds of migrants disembark a Swedish coastguard vessel and 52 bodies are brought to shore in the Sicilian port of Palermo. Natasha Howitt reports.