Germany has deported 26 Afghan migrants as part of the government's efforts to increase the number of rejected asylum-seekers leaving the country after an influx of more than 1 million migrants in the last two years.
China and the Philippines have agreed on $3.7 billion worth of projects to boost cooperation, state media cited a senior Chinese official as saying, highlighting the improvement in their formerly frosty relations.
Abdoulie John and Carley Petesch, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 9:30pm
Gambia's new vice president will be a female leader of the opposition coalition that helped bring new President Adama Barrow to power, a presidential spokesman announced Monday, as regional troops continued security sweeps to prepare for Barrow's return to the country he now rules.
Paolo Santalucia and Colleen Barry, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 9:20pm
Italian emergency crews pulled three wiggling, white sheepdog puppies out Monday from under tons of snow and rubble at an avalanche-struck hotel, lifting spirits even as the search for 20 people still missing dragged on five days after the disaster.
A U.N. humanitarian official says more than half a million children in the area of West African wracked by Boko Haram extremists are so malnourished their lives could be endangered if they don't get aid.
Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 5:51pm
More than half a million children in the West African area wracked by Boko Haram extremists are so malnourished their lives could be in danger unless they get aid, a U.N. humanitarian official said Monday, describing a region where millions get by on one meal a day and some communities have lost all their toddlers.
Eva Vergara, Associated Press | Posted Jan 23rd - 5:30pm
Lambs suffered broken legs trying to escape the blaze that tore across Tarcila Becerra's land. Today there's nothing on the blackened soil left for the few chickens that survived to graze on, and horses whinny in a makeshift stable a few blocks from her ravaged home.