Haitian migrants who are living in the Dominican Republic and whose citizenship is in question have until Wednesday to register with the government for an opportunity to obtain legal residency in the country. Those who are not approved face deportation.
The European Union is charged with antitrust violations; U.S. and Cuba are set to talk about fugitives; a new audit report in Liberia claims nearly $700,000 in Ebola spending is unaccounted for, plus more.
At least 27 migrants die of hypothermia during rescue; Boko Haram continue attacks in Niger and Cameroon; and Brazil distributes condoms and promotes safe sex via hookup mobile apps during carnival.
In this week's global news, the Islamic State group threatens to kill two Japanese hostages; the first suspects possibly linked to Paris attacks appear in court; protests against potential delays in the Democratic Republic of Congo presidential election turn deadly; and more.
President Yahya Jammeh pointed to the "very dangerous, racist and inhuman behavior of deliberately causing boats carrying Black Africans to sink" while addressing world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly.