An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 56 people to prison terms of between seven and 10 years over the deaths at sea of at least 202 people in September.
Around 400,000 civilians are "trapped" in Mosul's Old City under siege-like conditions, with scarce food and water supplies, the UN said Thursday.
The Kurdish-dominated territory, located in an area controlled by the Syrian regime, has been receiving aid airlifts from Damascus since July 2016.
Italy's coastguard rescued nearly 3,000 people off the coast of Libya as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.
Around 1.6 million people have either been displaced or fled to neighbouring countries in the past eight months ago.
The boat carrying Somali refugees was travelling to Sudan near the Bab al-Mandeb strait when the attack took place.
Investigation: Denial of medical treatment has led to deaths and miscarriages as those desperately seeking refuge from war are locked up in makeshift prisons, reports Katja Lihtenvalner.
Jolie will be joined by football star Cristiano Ronaldo and Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram to feature on Turkish TV series about a Syrian refugee family in Turkey.
The head of Lebanon's Maronite Church has criticised Lebanon's powerful Iran-backed paramilitary group Hizballah for its intervention in Syria alongside the regime of Bashar al-Assad
A number of aid organisations are raising alarms over a possible humanitarian disaster in Yemen, as the Saudi-led coalition restricts aid parcels to civilians.