By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania's main opposition presidential candidate said he would review mining and gas contracts, and also scrap "unnecessary" tax exemptions for mining companies, if elected president of the east African nation in October. Former prime minister Edward Lowassa, 62, snubbed as the ruling party's candidate last month, switched to become the opposition coalition's contender. "My government will review all major energy and mining contracts and rectify shoddy deals," Lowassa said late on Saturday in a televised statement, without giving specifics.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Oregon's Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley on Sunday became the 31st senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum builds behind the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.
Röszke (Hungary) (AFP) - Calls multiplied Sunday for Europe finally to get to grips with its ever-deadlier migrant crisis after Austria's horrific truck tragedy, as people continued to pour into Hungary from Serbia despite a newly completed razor-wire barrier. Pope Francis called Sunday for "effective cooperation" against "crimes that offend all humanity". The truck tragedy, plus yet another Mediterranean shipwreck claiming at least 111 lives, have served as chilling reminders of Europe's failure to cope with the influx of hundreds of thousands of migrants.