• Blankets cover the view on a truck that is investigated at a veterinary border station as a hearse passes by at the Austrian/Hungarian border in Nickelsdorf, Austria, Friday, Aug 28, 2015. The truck was found parked on a main Austrian highway on Thursday with 71 migrants suffocated to death. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

    Bodies of 71 migrants who died in truck taken to morgue

    NICKELSDORF, Austria (AP) — An overpowering stench of death came from the truck on Austria’s border with Hungary as workers unloaded the bodies of some of the 71 migrants who perished trapped inside the vehicle they hoped would take them to a better life.

    Updated: 1:05 pm

  • Correction: Iran-Nuclear story

    VIENNA (AP) — In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press reported erroneously referred to Parchin as a “nuclear site.” In fact, it is a military site where some believe nuclear weapons work may have occurred.

  • Workers for the Red Crescent pull dead migrants from the water and place them in orange-and-black body bags laid out on the waterfront in Zuwara, about 105 kilometers (65 miles) west of Tripoli, Libya, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Two ships went down Thursday off the western Libyan city, where Hussein Asheini of the Red Crescent said over 100 bodies had been recovered. About 100 people were rescued, according to the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, with at least 100 more believed to be missing. (AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa)

    Europe’s migrant crisis brings tragedy by land and sea

    VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe’s migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized.

    Updated: 6:29 pm

  • Investigators search  traces at  a  truck that  stands on the shoulder of the highway A4 near Parndorf south of Vienna, Austria, Thursday, Aug 27, 2015. At least 20 migrants were found dead in the truck parked on the Austrian highway leading from the Hungarian border, police said. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

    3 arrested in connection with deaths of 71 migrants in truck

    VIENNA (AP) — Police arrested three people in Hungary overnight in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants found in a refrigerated truck abandoned on Austria’s main highway, a police official said Friday.

  • Syrian refugees wait to cross the border from Greece to Macedonia, in the border town of Idomeni , northern Greece, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Greece has been overwhelmed by more than 160,000 refugees and migrants so far this year. The vast majority arrive in Lesbos. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)

    The Latest: 71 dead migrants in Austrian truck, 4 kids

    GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

    Updated: 2:03 pm

  • A truck stands on the shoulder of the highway A4 near Parndorf south of Vienna, Austria, Thursday, Aug 27, 2015. At least 20 migrants were found dead in the truck parked on the Austrian highway leading from the Hungarian border, police said. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

    Austrian Police: At least 20 migrants found dead in truck

    VIENNA (AP) — As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe’s refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least 20 — and possibly up to 50 — decomposing bodies of migrants piled inside.

  • Shakhtar beats Rapid Vienna to qualify for group stage

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s Shakhtar Donetsk overcame a rocky start to qualify for the Champions League group stage Tuesday, drawing 2-2 with Austrian side Rapid Vienna for a 3-2 aggregate win.