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Iran, powers set to miss nuclear talks deadline, seek extension

VIENNA - Iran, the United States and other world powers are all but certain to miss Monday's deadline for negotiations to resolve a 12-year stand-off over Tehran's atomic ambitions, forcing them to seek an extension, sources say. | Video

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Fighters from Syrian al Qaeda wing close in on Shi'ite village

BEIRUT - Members of al Qaeda's Nusra Front and other Sunni Islamists seized an area south of a Shi'ite Muslim village in north Syria on Sunday after clashes with pro-government fighters, opposition activists said.

United Nations, Syria 11:15am EST

Kenya says kills over 100 attackers behind bus ambush that killed 28

NAIROBI - Kenyan security forces have pursued and killed more than 100 militants and destroyed their camp in Somalia after the ambush of a Nairobi-bound bus that killed 28 people, Deputy President William Ruto said on Sunday.

United Nations, Africa 11:40am EST

Putin says Russia not isolated over Ukraine, blames West for frosty ties

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin blamed the West for worsening relations with Russia since the Ukraine crisis and said Moscow would not allow itself to become internationally isolated behind another 'Iron Curtain'.

Russia 8:41am EST

Thai king meets PM, ministers easing health concerns

BANGKOK - Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej met the country's prime minister and two other ministers on Sunday, helping to ease concern over his health after he was admitted to hospital last month.

11:49am EST

Tunisians vote for first freely elected president of post-Ben Ali era

TUNIS - Tunisians went to the polls on Sunday to pick their first directly elected president, the final step in the North African state's transition to full democracy following a 2011 revolution that ousted long-time ruler Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.

Africa 10:44am EST

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