Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge was 25 seconds short of running the first marathon in under two hours on Saturday.
The EU announced 4 new actions worth €59 million to improve stability and address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa region.
The EU-EAC EPA promises duty-and-quota free access to EU markets for East African goods in exchange for a gradual opening up of the region's markets to European products.
Allegations by Frontex that donor-funded rescue vessels may have colluded with traffickers prompted Italian prosecutors to begin an informal investigation.
Last June, the total number of refugees in the world reached 65 million.
South-Africa has lost anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in prison for opposing South Africa's white minority government.
The opposition Socialists, who had pledged to improve ties with Russia even if it meant upsetting EU partners, doubled their share of the vote.
There are many problems facing the EU, including populism, migration pressures and slow economic growth.
Italy hosted a meeting of interior ministers from eight European Union countries to strengthen support for Libya.
The incident comes a month after French soldiers opened fire on a man wielding a machete.