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…

6 killed in Mozambique clashes

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Media in Mozambique say at least five government troops were killed and two others were wounded in fighting with a…