Migrant shipwrecks off Tunisia leave 1 dead, over 80 rescued

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — At least one migrant has drowned, six are missing and over 80 have been rescued off Tunisia's coast, authorities said, amid a new wave of dangerous attempts to traffic migrants a...

In fight against virus, South Africa expects a long wait

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — With her winning smile and outgoing nature, Fino Dlamini was a natural to succeed in South Africa’s booming tourism industry. Her bicycle tours of Soweto took vis...

List 3/3 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

AUSTRALIAN RULES Round 1 from March 19-22, no spectators. Competition from March 22 suspended. SAILING Clipper Round the World Race in Subic Bay, ...

List 2/3 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

CURLING Women’s world championships in Prince George, Canada from March 14-22 canceled. Men’s world championships in Glasgow, Scotland from March 28-April 5 cancele...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

AQUATICS Asian water polo championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from Feb. 12-16 canceled. Diving Grand Prix in Madrid from Feb. 14-16: China team withdrew. ...

Trump plays golf for 1st time since the coronavirus pandemic

STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump played golf Saturday for the first time since he declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency more than two months ago, leading to the shutdown of...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Saturday, May 23, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (C);Saturday's Low Temp (C);Sunday...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Saturday, May 23, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (F);Saturday's Low Temp (F);Sunday...

Virus spread feared where water is scarce around the world

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Violet Manuel hastily abandoned her uncle’s funeral and grabbed two empty containers when she heard a boy running down the dirt road shouting, “Water, water, water!” ...

AP Week in Pictures, Europe and Africa

MAY 15 - 21, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the Europe and Africa regions. ...

BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign Exchange, New York prices. Rates for trades of $1 million minimum. ...

Pandemic halts vaccination for nearly 80 million children

LONDON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is interrupting immunization against diseases including measles, polio and cholera that could put the lives of nearly 80 million children under the age of 1 at r...

Africa virus cases surpass 100,000; lockdowns slowed growth

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa's coronavirus cases have surpassed 100,000, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, as the continent with many fragile health systems has not yet ...

VIRUS DIARY: Facing the coronavirus, still haunted by Ebola

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — “Are you going to die?” my 8-year-old daughter asked me the other day. “They said on the radio that adults are getting sick and dying.” "Maybe you should stay i...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, May 22, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (C);Friday's Low Temp (C);Saturday's Wea...