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Setbacks and progress as Iran, six powers meet to end nuclear impasse

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The foreign ministers of Iran and six world powers met on Monday in a final push for a preliminary nuclear accord less than two days before their deadline as Tehran showed signs of backing away from previous compromise offers. | Video

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Nigeria election results due to start trickling in

ABUJA - Results from Nigeria's elections, potentially the closest since the end of military rule in 1999, were due to start trickling in on Monday after a weekend vote marred by confusion, arguments and occasional violence.

Africa 8:24am EDT

War crimes court revokes Serb nationalist Seselj's compassionate release

AMSTERDAM - United Nations judges summoned Serbian politician Vojislav Seselj back to The Hague on Monday, ruling that the nationalist, who has terminal cancer, must return to answer allegations that he violated the terms of his compassionate release.

United Nations 7:42am EDT

Western Libya rocket strike kills one foreigner, wounds eight people: official

TRIPOLI - A Filipino was killed and eight people were wounded when a rocket likely to have targeted a refinery hit the western Libyan town of Zawiya, a Libyan official said on Monday.

Libya 8:38am EDT

Turkish Airlines flight lands in Casablanca after bomb threat

ISTANBUL - A Turkish Airlines flight en route to Brazil was forced to change course and land in Casablanca after a bomb threat, a spokeswoman said on Monday.

Syria gets Russian arms under deals signed since conflict began: Assad

MOSCOW - Russia is supplying weapons to Damascus under contracts signed since the conflict in Syria began in 2011, as well as under earlier deals, President Bashar al-Assad said.

Russia, Syria 6:31am EDT

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