Mali and Tuareg rebels sign accord

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The nation of Mali, which lost half its territory last year to rebels, has agreed to sign an accord with Tu…

Bombing at Pakistani funeral kills 29

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of hundreds of mourners attending a funeral in northwestern Pakistan o…

Chevron secures Iraqi Kurdish oil deal

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. oil giant Chevron says it has signed a deal with Iraq’s Kurdish regional government to expand its oil exploration territ…