Man from Brazil fighting deportation gets another stay

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An immigrant from Brazil who faced deportation from New Hampshire and argued that the United States isn't honoring a 15-year-old agreement allowing him to remain in the country wi...

Dubai bets billions that Expo 2020 won't be a desert mirage

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It rises out of what were once rolling sand dunes stretching toward the horizon, a feverish construction site by tempo and temperature that has tens of thousands of ...

The Latest: Italian coast guard finds 12 more migrant bodies

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Latest on the migrant inflow into Europe (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The Italian coast guard says it has located the bodies...

Indonesia looks for Taiwanese people smuggling gang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police in Indonesia are looking for six Taiwanese suspects who recruited 40 Indonesians ostensibly to study at Chienkuo Technology University (CKTU, 建國科技大學) in Changhua Ci...

Corrupt Taiwanese cop behind record-breaking 1.5-ton drug load from Vietnam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the discovery of the biggest drug cache inside a container in Taiwanese history, a police officer has confessed that he took NT$10 million (US$326,000) in bribes to ...

Albania police seize 300 pounds of cocaine, 2 arrested

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's state police say they seized 137 kilograms (302 lbs.) of cocaine from Ecuador at the western port of Durres. Police say the cocaine arrived with a sh...

AP PHOTOS: Last day at sea for migrants rescued off Libya

ABOARD THE OCEAN VIKING (AP) — More than 180 men, women and children arrived in Italy this week after being rescued off the shores of Libya as they attempted to reach Europe in small boats that had li...

Coast Guard cutter intercepts cocaine-carrying sub

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter seized a "narco" submarine carrying cocaine worth a street value of more than $165 million while patrolling in the eastern Pacific Ocean. ...

What now? Migrants disembark in Europe to uncertain future

MESSINA, Sicily (AP) — As the weary passengers aboard a rescue ship approached Sicily at the end of an agonizing journey from North Africa, 30-year-old Seke Awa called a friend back in Libya the momen...

Volunteers conserve endangered sea turtles in remote Panama

JAQUE, Panama (AP) — Iver Valencia goes out at dusk each evening during nesting season with a group of lantern-wielding villagers to walk a stretch of Panamanian beach. Their mission: to find nests wh...

Volunteers conserve endangered sea turtles in remote Panama

JAQUE, Panama (AP) — Iver Valencia goes out at dusk each evening during nesting season with a group of lantern-wielding villagers to walk a stretch of Panamanian beach. Their mission: to find nests wh...

Malta, Italy push for more EU help with rescued migrants

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Italy and Malta on Monday lobbied for systematic help from fellow European Union nations to take in migrants rescued at sea, as the latest humanitarian ship sailed toward Sicily...

Scarred by Libya abuse, migrants hope for new life in Europe

ABOARD THE OCEAN VIKING (AP) — It was Mouctar Diallo's fifth attempt to reach Europe by sea. His previous four tries had been foiled by gangs on speedboats who returned him to Libya where he was detai...

Under US pressure Mexico shifts immigration policy

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Under growing pressure from the U.S. government, Mexico's immigration policy has moved from one promising to help migrants to another characterized by militarized enforcement that h...

The Latest: Far-right party wants walls for Spanish enclaves

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Spain's far-right Vox party has proposed building a wall around two Spanis...