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Spain sees 500 southern border crossing attempts in a month

Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:40am

Spanish police say migrants have attempted close to 500 illegal border crossings in just one month by trying to hide on passenger and cargo boats landing on its southern coast.

New Gambian president: Defeated leader Yahya Jammeh expected to leave for Guinea within hours

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:30am

New Gambian president: Defeated leader Yahya Jammeh expected to leave for Guinea within hours.

New Gambia leader: Jammeh leaving for Guinea within hours

Krista Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:30am

Gambia's new president says defeated leader Yahya Jammeh is expected to leave for Guinea within hours, and he plans to return home to take power once the situation is "clear."

4 more survivors pulled out of Italy's avalanche-hit hotel

Colleen Barry, Paolo Santalucia and Gregorio Borgia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:22am

Emergency crews pulled out four more survivors from the rubble of a hotel crushed by an avalanche and were searching Saturday for more who may still be alive as family members awaited word if their relatives were among the lucky ones.

Kremlin hopes for rapport with US, but differences will stay

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:51am

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump's administration in comments broadcast Saturday, but warned that differences will remain.

Blast in camp for displaced Syrians near Jordan kills 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:40am

A resident and an opposition monitoring group say an explosion has rocked a camp for displaced Syrians on the border with Jordan, killing at least four.

Dutch military police detain 7 suspects in diamond heist

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:30am

Dutch military police have detained seven people in Amsterdam and Valencia suspected of involvement in a multimillion-euro (dollar) diamond heist nearly 12 years ago.

16 killed in fiery bus crash on Italian highway

Nicole Winfield and Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:21am

A bus carrying Hungarian school students home from a skiing trip to France slammed into a highway barrier in northern Italy and caught fire, killing at least 16 people, police said Saturday. Thirty-nine people survived, though some were seriously injured.

41 get hospital care after nightclub fire in Bucharest

Alison Mutler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:10am

Fire engulfed a popular nightclub in the Romanian capital early Saturday, sending 41 people to hospitals for treatment including one who was seriously injured. No deaths were reported.

Who is departing Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh?

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:10am

Who is defeated Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh, and how did he spark a political crisis?

Bomb blast kill 22, wounds at least 50 in northwest Pakistan

Riaz Khan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 4:50am

A bomb exploded Saturday in a market in a northwest tribal region that borders Afghanistan, killing 22 people and wounding at least 50, officials said.

Russian police kills 2 suspected militants in North Caucasus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 4:40am

Security forces in a volatile province in Russia's North Caucasus have tracked down and killed two suspected militants.

Scuba diver mauled by shark, takes boat to Australian island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 3:50am

A scuba diver mauled by a shark in the Torres Strait on Saturday was transported four hours by boat to an island off the Australian coast for medical treatment, an official said.

Humanitarian groups appeal for $550 million to aid poorest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 1:11am

Humanitarian groups say they need $550 million in 2017 to aid the most vulnerable in Afghanistan warning anything less could mean death to many.

Rescue teams pull 2 bodies from Iran building rubble

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:30am

Rescuers found the bodies of two firefighters in the rubble of a commercial building that collapsed in Tehran after a blaze, leaving up to 30 dead, Iran's state TV reported Saturday.

Italian police say 16 dead in bus crash of Hungarian students returning from school trip to France

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:11am

Italian police say 16 dead in bus crash of Hungarian students returning from school trip to France.

2 killed, 10 missing in central China landslide

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:11am

At least two people were killed and 10 others are missing after a hotel in central China was buried in a landslide, the local government reported Saturday.

British foreign secretary 'positive and optimistic' on Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 11:21pm

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he's "positive and optimistic" that the policies of newly inaugurated President Donald Trump would work in Britain's favor.

Pakistani officials say death toll from bomb blast in tribal region near Afghan border is now 18

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:50pm

Pakistani officials say death toll from bomb blast in tribal region near Afghan border is now 18.