Israel’s Netanyahu warns White House about Iran

JERUSALEM (AP) — Mortified that the world may be warming up to Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is taking an unpopular message to the White House and the United Nations this week: Don’t be fooled by Tehran’s…

9 killed in 3 apparent drug attacks in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Shootings erupted over the weekend in three Mexican cities where drug gangs are fighting turf battles, killing at least nine people and wounding six more, officials said Sunday. Gunmen on motorcycles arrived at a…

Austria’s governing coalition slips in elections

VIENNA (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of voters disenchanted with Austria’s cozy ruling coalition voted Sunday for a right-wing opposition party championing anti-immigrant and EU-skeptic views, leaving the government barely holding on to the absolute majority its needs…

Car bomb kills 40 in Peshawar

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A car bombing in northwestern Pakistan has killed 40 people and wounded 90. Today’s attack occurred on a crowded street in Peshawar’s (puh-SHAH’-wuhrz) oldest bazaar. The bomb exploded near a mosque and a police…

Attacks kill nearly 50

BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of attacks across Iraq today has left nearly 50 people dead. The deadliest assault occurred when an attacker blew himself up inside a Shiite mosque during a funeral, killing at least 25 people…

Egypt’s ex-VP calls campaign against him “fascist”

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s former vice president and democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei lashed out Sunday against what he called a “fascist” security-organized media campaign against him because of his calls for an inclusive political process. ElBaradei was apparently…

Nairobi morgue’s last victim from mall is ID’d

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Karen Wambui walked slowly through the Nairobi city morgue’s turquoise and yellow iron gates, still trying to process what she had seen inside. She had just confirmed that the last body still there from…

Resident: Mali army, rebels exchange fire in Kidal

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — An explosion went off Sunday afternoon in the northern Malian town of Kidal near a former storage facility for the United Nations World Food Program. No casualties were reported, and authorities said it may…

Suicide bomber hits mosque in Iraq, killing 18

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities say a suicide bomber has detonated his explosives belt inside a Shiite mosque south of Baghdad, killing 18 in the latest episode of violence to hit the troubled country. Mayor Qassim Raheem of…

Thousands protest as Sudan officials promise cash

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese authorities on Sunday forced the country’s largest daily to stop printing after several dailies came under pressure to depict demonstrators in weeklong protests against longtime autocratic President Omar al-Bashir as “saboteurs.” The latest…

UK plans new cyber force to boost strike ability

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s defense secretary says it is recruiting hundreds of experts for a new cyber force designed to protect the nation’s vital data — and stage cyberattacks if necessary. Philip Hammond says the Joint Cyber Reserve…

Another arrest made in deadly Kenyan mall attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s security services made another arrest Sunday in connection with the deadly Westgate mall attack, a top official said, but declined to say how authorities believe the person was involved in the siege. Kenya…

Workers decry French law closing stores on Sunday

GENNEVILLIERS, France (AP) — Employees at two big home-improvement retailers are putting the screws to France’s government to let their stores stay open on Sundays. The protests at the Castorama and Leroy Merlin chains cut to the heart…

Analysis: Skepticism amid hope for Iran solution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Always scrutinized, Iran now will be under even greater watch as the U.S. looks for signals the Islamic Republic’s new president is serious and powerful enough to pursue detente with Washington and an end to…