EISENSTADT, Austria/TRIPOLI - Austria said on Friday 71 refugees, including a baby girl, were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 105 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe. Almost 100 more were missing and feared dead. | Video
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LA ROCHELLE, France - French Socialists welcomed a decision by two senior Green lawmakers to split away and create a new movement to support them, saying on Friday it would strengthen the Left's hand in regional and presidential elections.
BANGUI - A militia in the Central African Republic released 163 enslaved children on Friday, partly fulfilling a pledge made as part of a U.N.-brokered deal, a U.N. agency said.
SANAA - Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition killed 10 people in air raids in central Yemen on Friday, local officials said.
LIMA - An earthquake that shook buildings in the Peruvian capital of Lima on Friday had a magnitude of 5.5 and a depth of 94 kilometers (58 miles), according to a preliminary report by Peru's Geophysical Institute.
BEIRUT - An online fundraiser has raised more than $67,800 for a refugee from Syria and his daughter after a campaigner based in Norway shared moving pictures on social media of the man selling pens in the streets of Beirut.