PARIS World leaders will launch an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back the earth's rising temperatures, seeking common cause in two weeks of bargaining to steer the global economy away from dependence on fossil fuels. | Video
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VATICAN CITY A high profile Vatican trial into the theft of confidential Holy See documents was postponed on Monday until Dec. 7 after one of the five defendants changed their lawyers, a court official said.
NAIROBI Police in Kenya conducted a mock security exercise at a campus in Kenya's capital on Monday that sparked panic over a feared attack.
BEIJING China will never give up the right to decide on the reincarnation of the Dalai Lama, a top Chinese official said on Monday, despite criticism from rights groups and the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader on the issue.
PRAIA When Cape Verde police dismantled a drugs network preparing to smuggle tens of millions of dollars of cocaine to Europe in 2011, the operation was hailed as a rare victory against international crime by one of Africa's smallest states.
BEIRUT Efforts to secure the release of Lebanese soldiers and policemen held captive by the Nusra Front have been obstructed by last minute demands from the Syrian al Qaeda-linked group, the head of a Lebanese security agency was quoted as saying on Monday.