|Vatican City bids Blair farewell
The Vatican on Saturday bid farewell to Tony Blair as British prime minister, wishing him well in what it said were his plans to work for Middle East peace and inter-religious dialogue.
West Africa pressured to curb illegal migrants
Spain and Senegal want to incorporate West African states in a common strategy against illegal migration that combines security measures with more Spanish aid and investment, officials said on Saturday.
Dozens of militants killed
Dozens of militants were killed in southern and eastern Afghanistan overnight in clashes with United States-led foreign troops and Afghan forces, officials said on Saturday.
A severed head was discovered in downtown Nairobi, and police killed eight people they suspected of belonging to a criminal gang accused in a string of be-headings, authorities said Saturday.