AP PHOTOS: Spanish ambulance workers fear virus rebound

MADRID (AP) — For the first time in weeks, Dr. Mónica Rodríguez has found some respite. But even as she enjoys card games and magic tricks at her ambulance team’s base in Madrid, the emergency doctor ...

AP PHOTOS: Madrid stores close, city falls quiet in pandemic

MADRID (AP) — Mannequins in store windows display yesterday’s fashion, empty store shelves gather dust, cardboard and sheets cover products that until recently were considered necessary for our well-b...

AP PHOTOS: Fading Spanish town keeps light on native saint

MAYORGA, Spain (AP) — Dressed in his best attire, Jesús María de la Viuda rushed to join neighbors for the patron saint festival in the Spanish town of Mayorga, a 282-year-old annual tradition that ol...

Unrepentant 'sinners' romp in Spanish town at Corpus Christi

CAMUÑAS, Spain (AP) — It is time for the Corpus Christi celebrations in Spain and the central town of Camuñas smells of rosemary. Each year, members of the local Catholic brotherhood...

AP PHOTOS: Horses run in centuries-old Spanish fiesta

CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ, Spain (AP) — The chosen few get out of bed at dawn on May 2 to start preparations for what is the most important date in the calendar in the town of Caravaca de la Cruz, in southe...

AP PHOTOS: What Rohingya carry as they flee Myanmar violence

TEKNAF, Bangladesh (AP) — Cellphones to reach out to separated relatives. Bags of spices that remind them of home. Solar panels to bring a little light to their ragged tents. These a...

AP PHOTOS: Thousands of Rohingya pour into Bangladesh

TEKNAF, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of Rohingya Muslims are pouring into Bangladesh, part of an exodus of the beleaguered ethnic group from neighboring Myanmar that began when violence erupted there o...

Saving lives, 1 day at a time, on the deadly Mediterranean

ON THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — As usual, it started with a call on a satellite phone from Italian rescue officials in Rome. They were relaying a distress call they'd received from a migrant smuggling...

Bull-taming tradition resumes in southern Indian state

ALLANGANALLUR, India (AP) — In the darkness just before dawn, the southern Indian town buzzed with excitement and energy as revelers began arriving for the spectacle of Jallikattu, the region's versio...

Pellets fired to quell protests blind hundreds of Kashmiris

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian authorities call the shotgun shells filled with hundreds of small metal pellets a "non-lethal" weapon for crowd control, but that does not make them harmless. They've inf...