• 1st boat of Aquarius convoy with 630 migrants docks in Spain

    VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Ships in the Aquarius aid convoy docked Sunday at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for hundreds of people who were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea only to become pawns in Europe’s fight over immigration.

  • Taxi driver questioned after injuring 8 near Red Square

    MOSCOW (AP) — The suspect in a taxi crash near Red Square that injured two Mexican soccer fans and six other pedestrians as Russia hosts the World Cup told interrogators he fell asleep at the wheel, Moscow city police said Sunday.

  • The Latest: Aid expert: Europe’s migrant policy still at sea

    VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

  • Birthday cake for Salah at Egypt team hotel at World Cup

    GROZNY, Russia (AP) — Fans and Chechnya’s leadership have presented Egypt striker Mohamed Salah with a giant cake to mark his 26th birthday, the Egyptian soccer association’s spokesman said Saturday.

  • Saudi-led forces seize airport in Yemen port city of Hodeida

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi-led forces fought to retake the international airport of Yemen’s rebel-held port city of Hodeida, Yemeni officials and witnesses said on Saturday, as their Shiite Houthi rebel rivals denied the coalition had seized the facility that is the starving nation’s main gateway for food shipments.

  • Official: Bomber kills 21, mostly Taliban celebrating truce

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, killing 21 people and wounding another 41, said the Nangarhar provincial Police Chief Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai. Most of the dead and wounded were believed to be Taliban, he said.

  • Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw

    MOSCOW (AP) — If there is one flaw in Lionel Messi’s genius, it might be his failure to score penalty kicks in big games.

  • Amid bitter UK-Russia relations, police link up at World Cup

    VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Just as Bob Green was about to leave for a World Cup voyage across Russia, it became tense in the England supporter’s household, as his girlfriend worried about his safety.

  • Austria seeks explanation from Germany about spying reports

    VIENNA (AP) — Austria demanded clarification from neighboring Germany on Saturday of reports that its spy agency snooped for several years on nearly 2,000 targets in the Alpine nation, including companies and ministries.

  • Anti-racism group blames local officials for eviction

    MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent group that campaigns against racism and anti-gay abuse in sports has accused St. Petersburg authorities of having it evicted from its premises in the city.