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Desperate Nepalese sleep in open as aftershocks spread fear

KATHMANDU - Thousands of desperate Nepalese spent another night in the open in the early hours of Monday, terrorized by strong aftershocks that continued to shake the country two days after a massive quake struck, killing almost 2,500 people. | Video

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Ukraine's ceasefire under pressure as one more serviceman killed

KIEV - A fragile ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists came under renewed pressure on Sunday with the Ukrainian military reporting a serviceman had been killed and seven others wounded in rebel attacks. | Video

Russia 5:24pm EDT

Eyeing Arab ties, Israel to observe nuclear pact meeting

JERUSALEM - Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states, a senior Israeli official said.

United Nations, Israel 3:49pm EDT

German Chancellor, Greek PM agree to stay in touch to reach debt deal

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed in a phone conversation on Sunday to maintain contact during talks between Athens and its lenders to reach a debt deal, a Greek government official said.

Greece, 3:00pm EDT

Chile volcano quietens but remains unstable

SANTIAGO - The Chilean volcano Calbuco was quieter on Sunday after unexpectedly erupting last week and puffing out plumes of gray ash, but authorities said it could erupt again and worries about the environmental impact grew.

2:25pm EDT

Independent leftist Akinci wins North Cyprus presidential election: commission

NICOSIA - Mustafa Akinci, a leftist moderate promising to push harder for a peace deal in ethnically-split Cyprus, swept to victory in a presidential election runoff in the Turkish Cypriot north of the island on Sunday.

1:13pm EDT

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