• 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

  • Manchester United's Wayne Rooney gestures after scoring a goal during the Champions League play-off round, second leg soccer match at  the Jan Breydel Stadium in Brugge, Belgium on Wednesday Aug. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Dubrule)

    Man United back in Champions League, Rooney scoring again

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United had double reason to celebrate on Wednesday — the team is back in the Champions League group stage and star striker Wayne Rooney is scoring again.

  • Russian extends travel time to International Space Station

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Federal Space Agency says the next manned trip to the International Space Station will be extended from the usual six hours to two days.

  • FC Barcelona's  Luis Suarez of Uruguay, center, celebrates his goal with his fellow teammate  Sergi Carnicer, and Lionel Messi of Argentinaafter scoring against Athletic Bilbao soccer team during their Spanish La Liga soccer match,  at San Mames stadium in Bilbao, northern Spain, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)

    Barcelona heads 32-team draw for Champions League groups

    GENEVA (AP) — The Champions League season takes shape Thursday when UEFA draws 32 elite teams into groups in Monaco.

  • 2 NATO members, 2 suspects die in attack in Afghanistan

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A man wearing an Afghan security force uniform opened fire Wednesday inside a base in southern Afghanistan, killing two U.S. soldiers in what appeared to be the latest so-called “insider attack” to target foreign troops or contractors in the country.

  • Manchester United's Wayne Rooney walks from the pitch after his team's scoreless draw in the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Newcastle at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Different pedigree, same goal for Man United, FC Astana

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — FC Astana did not exist when Manchester United became European champion for the third time in 2008.

  • Kazakh currency recovers somewhat after massive plunge

    MOSCOW (AP) — Kazakhstan’s currency recovered some of last week’s massive losses against the dollar on Monday, with a rise of over 10 percent Monday.

  • Rockets kill 4 Pakistani soldiers near Afghan border

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Rockets fired by militants from across the Afghan border hit a Pakistani military post Sunday in the Khyber tribal region, killing four soldiers and wounding four others, the Pakistani army said.

  • Saturday, August 22, 2015

    US airman says train attacker ‘ready to fight to the end’ and ‘so were we’

  • Migrants run by Macedonian riot police officer on the border line with Greece, near the train station of Idomeni, northern Greece, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. About 39,000 people have been registered as passing through Macedonia in the past month, twice as many as the month before.  (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Thousands of migrants rush past police into Macedonia

    GEVGELIJA, Macedonia (AP) — Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from entering Macedonia from Greece. Police fired stun grenades and dozens of people were injured in the border clashes.