BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's state-run news agency and activists say a new flare-up of violence in the northern city of Tripoli linked to Syria's civil war has left 10 dead in recent days.
NNA says the latest fatality was a soldier, killed when attackers fired on his armored vehicle with rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on Sunday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai has reached an agreement with Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates' central bank to extend payment of $20 billion of debt that was due this year.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister says his country doesn't expect to cement a final deal in the coming round of nuclear talks with world powers.
Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke to reporters Sunday after meeting his Belarusian counterpart, Vladimir Makei, who is visiting Tehran.
WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — The Nigerian Navy says it destroyed 260 illegal oil refineries and burned 100,000 tons of contraband fuel to try to halt oil thefts bedeviling the economy of Africa's biggest petroleum producer.
RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Hundreds of Latvians have celebrated Legionnaires Day — which their government abolished in 2000 — by paying tribute to World War II veterans who fought alongside Nazi troops.