Swaziland's government says official crash death toll is 13

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Swaziland's government says 13 people died in a road accident taking young women to the annual Reed Dance festival.

A statement released by the government spokesman on Monday said 13...

Moldova: separatist leader to wed his foreign minister

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — The leader of a pro-Russian separatist republic has announced that his foreign minister is resigning to take up another position: she'll become his wife.

Leader of Trans-Dniester,...

Migrants bike into Norway at remote Arctic border crossing

HELSINKI (AP) — As Europe grapples with record-breaking numbers of migrants, a trickle of asylum seekers from Syria and the Mediterranean region have found an unlikely route: Through Russia to a remote Arctic...

A racial gap in kidney transplants closes but work remains

CHICAGO (AP) — A racial gap in kidney transplants appears to have closed. That's according to an analysis of data on nearly 200,000 end-stage kidney disease patients.

The study shows the transplant rate for...

Blast at Spanish fireworks factory kills 2, wounds 6

MADRID (AP) — An explosion at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain killed at least two people, wounded six and left four others missing on Monday, police said.

The blast occurred around 2 p.m. (1200 GMT)...

Groups ask Kasich to end funds to Planned Parenthood

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Anti-abortion groups in Ohio have called on Gov. John Kasich to block Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, though federal health officials have warned other states that such a move could...

Merkel: expect Greece to fulfil obligations after election

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is making clear she expects Greece to continue complying with its obligations to creditors after upcoming elections, and says she doesn't see any possibility of...

Germany open to new 4-way Ukraine summit

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she's open to holding a new summit with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France but that there would have to be hope of progress for it to make...