Patchwork families are what result when parents separate from their partners and then find new ones. It's not always easy for children to cope, but as two patchwork families in Berlin prove, the situation also has its advantages.
Consular officials have rushed to an island prison in Indonesia, after officials gave final approval for the executions of nine foreign drug convicts. President Hollande warned of "diplomatic consequences."
Turnout was low Saturday in presidential elections expected to see current President Faure Gnassingbe extend his hold on power in the west African nation. The Gnassingbe family has ruled Togo since 1967.
The South Korean government has officially endorsed a plan to raise the sunken Sewol, a key demand of the victims' families. But critics are wary of the operation and cast doubt that any new revelations will emerge.
Insurers for Lufthansa, the parent company of Germanwings, have set aside $300 million as compensation for the air crash in the French Alps that killed all 150 people on board last Tuesday.