Obama opens 24-hour trip to Germany

BERLIN (AP) — President Barack Obama is opening a 24-hour visit to Germany, the culmination of which will be a speech Wednesday at Berlin’s …

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…

Mali and Tuareg rebels to sign accord

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The nation of Mali, which lost half its territory last year to a rebel invasion, has agreed to sign an acco…

Bombing at Pakistani funeral kills 29

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A police officer says the death toll from a bomb that ripped through a crowded funeral in northwest Pakistan has r…

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…

Jordan’s king endorses treaty with UK

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s King Abdullah II has endorsed a treaty with Britain that sets the stage for the possible deportation of radica…