Libya collects victims’ bodies from latest migrant disaster

ZUWARA, Libya (AP) — An Associated Press photographer at the scene of the latest migrant disaster says authorities are collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the Libyan coastal city of Zuwara….

Libya collects victims’ bodies from latest migrant disaster

ZUWARA, Libya (AP) — An Associated Press photographer at the scene of the latest migrant disaster says authorities are collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the Libyan coastal city of Zuwara….

India’s polluted waters cleanse spirits at Hindu festival

NASIK, India (AP) — It’s just water, and far from the cleanest you could find. Raw sewage often flows in the Godavari River, bringing with it high bacteria levels. Residue from sand mining can cloud the water. Farm pesticides leech through the soil….

Rousseff faces ‘political suicide bomber,’ removal threat

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — If the worst economic crisis in a decade, a massive corruption scandal centered on her ruling party and approval ratings in the single digits weren’t rough enough for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, she’s now faced with a...

What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear’s death solved

BERLIN (AP) — The sudden death four years ago of Knut, the celebrity Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate….

French police dismantle Roma camp on Paris outskirts

LA COURNEUVE, France (AP) — Police cleared out one of France’s biggest and oldest Roma camps on Thursday, dismantling a sprawling network of makeshift shelters next to a Paris region highway in the pouring rain….

Scientists squabble while Africa’s only penguins perish

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — They’re cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins – the continent’s only species of the flightless bird – are at risk of extinction….

Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The attorney general’s office of Guatemala is urging embattled President Otto Perez Molina to step down….

UK immigration at record high as topic is hotly debated

LONDON (AP) — Britain gained almost 330,000 people through migration in the year to March 31, official figures showed Thursday. It’s the highest figure on record and a headache for the Conservative government amid a political storm about immigration….

Sinkhole in China captured on video swallowing 5 people

BEIJING (AP) — A sinkhole in a northeastern Chinese city has swallowed five people in dramatic scenes that were captured on video….