A boat carrying 200 people sank a few hours after leaving a Senegal fishing town, marking the deadliest shipwreck recorded this year by the UN migration agency.
Dozens are feared dead in a tragedy that bears strong similarities to a disaster in December in which migrants had drowned on their journey from Mauritania to Spain's Canary Islands.
With millions out of work and economies flatlining – including in the United States, where 20 million people lost their jobs in April – governments are desperate to reopen, but most are choosing a gradual approach.
Yes, Covid-19 originates in China, but it’s globalisation that took the virus on a world tour.
The outbreak is disrupting demand for flights and many airlines have suspended or modified services in response. After Saturday's press conference, the White House held a call with airlines to discuss new travel restrictions.
The United Nations' International Organization for Migration said at least 1,250 men, women and children have died attempting to reach Europe via the Mediterranean so far this year.
At least 62 migrants who are mostly Gambians died on Wednesday when their makeshift vessel capsized off the coast of Mauritania.
The wildfire started in the town of Valleseco, and an emergency area was also declared for the municipalities of Moya and Tejeda.
Lacking a functioning government since inconclusive elections in June and December, Spain comes closer to its potential third election in a year after Mariano Rajoy falls short of parliamentary support.
Acting Prime Minister and People's Party leader Mariano Rajoy wins victory in Spain's general election and announces negotiation with all parties in order to try to form a government
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