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It took the White House more than seven years to lock in Spain on President Barack Obama’s foreign travel schedule. But events beyond Obama’s control are ensuring that his first and only visit to Spain, the largest European country that had yet to welcome the president, will be a rushed one.

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World’s oldest twin brothers turn 103

The world’s oldest male twins, Pieter and Paulus Langerock of Belgium, turned 103 on Friday, raising a glass of wine to more than a century of living side by side.

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Italian navy officials say they have recovered 217 bodies from the hull of a migrant ship that sank off Libya last year in a tragedy that sparked the EU to beef up Mediterranean rescue operations.

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The death of a resident of the US state of Utah last June is the first Zika virus-related fatality in the continental United States, the Salt Lake County Health Department said in a news release on Friday.

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The Chinese navy conducted combat drills near its southern island province of Hainan and the Paracel islands in the South China Sea, the Ministry of Defense said on Saturday.

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Ex-model granted record $69-M divorce

A British court on Thursday awarded a 53 million pounds ($69 million or P3.2 billion) divorce settlement to a former model who had demanded 196 million pounds from her Saudi billionaire husband – including 1 million pounds a year just for clothes.

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