A 34-year-old man has been arrested and placed under investigation for his suspected abduction of nine-year-old Maëlys de Araujo, who disappeared a week ago while she attended a wedding reception, after a sample of her DNA was found in his car which he admits she got into while denying he kidnapped her.
The largely fruitless search of waters off Indian Ocean island began after a wing section apparently from lost plane was found there last month.
Arthur Astie, 22, was found in a hospital in the Bronx, four days after he took wrong subway train while on phone to his father and vanished.
Co-pilot Rémi Emmanuel Plesel is among the 162 people aboard the Airbus plane that went missing early Sunday en route to Singapore.
The International Committee of the Red Cross calls it “a major problem”, while the United Nations says it has no idea of the numbers involved. The one thing that is certain is that at least hundreds of families in Gaza are still looking for relatives who have disappeared without trace following the 50-day Israeli offensive that began in July. For some, the answer may lie beneath the rubble of destroyed buildings that still litter the land. But there is also speculation that other missing Palestinians may be detained in Israel, or have met death as they fled by sea to Europe. Mediapart’s Middle East and North Africa affairs correspondent Pierre Puchot reports from Gaza on an enduring mystery that has become something of a taboo.
President Francois Hollande said the journalists, French radio station Europe 1's Didier Francois and Edouard Elias, should be freed immediately.
A body found in the sea off the French island of Porquerolles is confirmed to be that of a 12 year-old British boy missing since Saturday.
French police continue search for a 12-year-old British boy who disappeared during a storm on an island off the south coast of France two days ago.