|Obama to visit South Africa, Senegal, Tanzania
The White House says the president and first lady Michelle Obama will leave next month for Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania.
|Obama, China's Xi to meet in June in California
President Barack Obama will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping early next month in California, during a time when both the U.S. and China confront issues of cybersecurity and North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
|Venezuela opposition says audio suggests Cuban meddling
Venezuela's opposition has released an audio recording that it says contains a prominent member of the ruling party discussing political strategy with a Cuban intelligence officer.
|Chile miner happy to be played by Banderas in film
Antonio Banderas will play the charismatic miner known as "Super Mario," who in 2010 became the public face of 33 Chilean miners trapped deep underground for 69 days.
|Explosions in Russia kill four, injure nearly 50
Two bombs exploded outside a court building in Russia's restive province of Dagestan on Monday, killing at least four people and wounding dozens of others, officials said.
|Saudi Arabia reports new death from SARS-like virus
Saudi Arabia said Monday that it has recorded another death from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing the total number of deaths in the kingdom to 16.
|Tunisian feminist arrested for alleged provocation
An outspoken Tunisian feminist who scandalized the country by posting topless photos of herself online has been arrested and may be charged for conducting "provocative acts" at a religious center.
|Israel, Palestinians still arguing over public image
A new Israeli report into the death of a Palestinian boy more than a decade ago has reignited an emotional debate over who killed him — and how the incident has shaped perspectives of the Mideast conflict.
|Palestinians hold off on UN agency membership
A top official said Monday that Palestinians have done all the legal work necessary to join 63 U.N. agencies, conventions and treaties, but they haven't applied yet -- mainly to give the U.S. peace effort a chance to succeed.
|Wave of attacks kill nearly 100 people in Iraq
The worst of the violence took place in Baghdad on Monday, where 10 car bombs ripped through open-air markets and other areas of Shiite neighborhoods.