Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for April 14, 2015.
Cuba to be nixed from U.S. terror list
President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of countries the U.S. considers to be sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced as relations between the countries continue to thaw.
[Read more from NBC News]
Percy Sledge dies at 73
Soul legend Percy Sledge, best known for the hit "When a Man Loves a Woman" died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tuesday after battling cancer. He was 73.
[Read more from CNN]
400 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes
About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, Save the Children has said.
[Read more from BBC News]