French Roma attacked over false 'man in van' kidnap rumours

A series of unprovoked vigilante attacks on France’s Roma community have erupted after false reports spread online about child abductions. But police say the warnings of a “man in a white van” kidnapping children off the streets are “totally unfounded”. Some 20 people were arrested on Monday night after attacking the Roma community with makeshift […]

Libyan premier, rival eastern commander to meet in Paris: source

Patrick Markey CAIRO (Reuters) – The head of Libya’s U.N.-backed government will hold talks in Paris this week with a powerful military commander who has so far rejected his authority, a diplomatic source said. The talks between Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj and commander Khalifa Haftar are aimed at stabilizing the oil-producing country, which has been […]