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.
A Swedish prosecutor says three former executives of automaker Saab Automobile AB have been arrested on accounting fraud charges.
Spain's Defense Ministry says three soldiers have died and two others have been injured in an explosion at an army bomb disposal unit in southern Spain.
A Libyan gas company official says militiamen have attacked a natural gas complex in the country's west, injuring two guards and stealing weapons and military vehicles.
Russia's counter-terrorism agency says it killed two militants it believes were planning a terrorist act in Moscow and detained a third.
Fierce street fighting in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border has killed at least 28 elite members of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, activists said Monday, as Syrian government forces pushed deeper into the strategic, opposition-held town.
Czech President Milos Zeman is being criticized for refusing to grant a university professorship — the nation's top academic title — to a critic of his, allegedly because the man is also a gay rights activist.
A court in Azerbaijan has convicted and sentenced 10 people for breaching public order following a violent protest against a ban on wearing headscarves in school.
The foreign affairs minister of Burkina Faso says talks will soon resume with a Tuareg rebel group whose influence has been growing in northern Mali.
A wave of attacks killed at least 86 people in Shiite and Sunni areas of Iraq on Monday, officials said, pushing the death toll over the past week to more than 230 and extending one of the most sustained bouts of sectarian violence the country has seen in years.
Two people are dead and at least 20 are injured after two car bombs exploded Monday in Dagestan, in Russia’s North Caucasus region, where armed militias are leading an Islamist insurgency.
A retired Anglican priest has been convicted of 36 separate sex offenses against children in the 1960s and 1970s.
About 30 Saudi women teachers have demonstrated outside the kingdom's Education Ministry, demanding full time jobs.
A top American military officer says Pakistan has taken steps to prevent fertilizers made in Pakistan from being used for roadside bombs targeting American troops in Afghanistan.
A hot air balloon collided with another balloon mid-air during a sightseeing tour of volcanic rock formations in Turkey and crashed to the ground on Monday, killing two Brazilian tourists and injuring 23 other people on board, officials said.
Tensions between Germany and Hungary have flared over remarks by the two countries' leaders, including references to Hitler's occupation of the eastern European country in 1944 and an irritated German government response condemning Hungary's allusion to the Nazi era as "deplorable derailment" on Monday.
Jordan's prime minister says the Arab Spring has forced governments in the region to allow more freedom of expression and of the press.
Iran's election overseers say they will bar candidates who are physically weak from running in next month's presidential election, a clear nod toward a former president.
North Korea continued firing short-range weapons over its own eastern waters Monday after a weekend of what it called "rocket launching tests" intended to bolster deterrence against enemy attack. South Korean officials were investigating exactly what it was that Pyongyang was testing.
An Indian state official is recommending that 19 people be charged with misappropriating millions of dollars in the construction of monuments honoring dalits, the lowest Hindu caste.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude-6.5 earthquake has struck off the coast of Chile.
A suicide bomber struck outside a provincial council headquarters in northern Afghanistan on Monday, killing the council chief and at least 13 others, authorities said. The Taliban insurgency quickly claimed responsibility.
United Arab Emirates-based construction company Arabtec says it's working to resolve a rare strike by laborers seeking higher wages.
Police in central China have detained the 18-year-old organizer of a gay pride march in a sign of the government's nervousness over a growing civil society movement and demands for stronger individual rights.
Rescuers have recovered three more bodies from a collapsed underground room at a giant U.S.-owned gold and copper mine in Indonesia, bringing the confirmed death toll to 17.
Residents say armed men invaded a remote village in Central African Republic and killed six people.
An international human rights group said Monday that respect for basic rights and liberties has declined in Sri Lanka in the four years since the government defeated separatist Tamil rebels to end a civil war.
Witnesses say police in Uganda forcibly entered the offices of an independent newspaper to search for evidence against an army general who questioned the president's alleged plan to have his son succeed him.
Israeli police say a bungled bank robbery in a southern city left four people dead before the gunman took his own life.
Russia's only independent polling agency says it may have to close after prosecutors targeted it for 'political activity.' Levada Center on Monday published a letter from prosecutors who said its polls and publications are "aimed at shaping public opinion on government policy" and demanded it cease publication until it registers as a 'foreign agent' under a law passed last year.