The European Union and The African Union agree at an emergency meeting an evacuation plan that will allow migrants to be repatriated from Libya.
Estonia has presented a compromise proposal on the relocation of refugees which it said would be "fair" to all EU member states.
Europe's economic recovery is gathering steam, with eurozone unemployment falling to its lowest level since January 2009 and inflation picking up.
During the worst of the Troubles, this wedge of north Belfast was "Murder Mile", a neighbourhood which crystalized the Northern Ireland conflict.
French President Emmanuel Macron called the trafficking of African migrants a "crime against humanity" on Tuesday as he made his first major address on the continent before a crowd of university students in Burkina Faso.
Britain's lenders could support the economy through a "disorderly" Brexit, the Bank of England says, as the sector passed its latest round of stress tests.
Both Ireland and Britain are seeking a solution to avoid a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland - which is part of Britain - after Brexit.