Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - The Palestinians are to lodge their first complaint against Israel for alleged war crimes at the International Criminal Court on April 1, a senior official told AFP on Monday.
Hong Kong (AFP) - A simple Chinese vase made over 800 years ago and unveiled in Hong Kong Monday is expected to fetch HK$60 million (US$7.7 million) when it goes under the hammer next month, Sotheby's said.
Berlin (AFP) - A German former lawmaker Monday agreed to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) and admit guilt on child pornography charges in exchange for a court halting his high-profile trial.
Bali's prosecutor is only waiting on word from Jakarta to set in motion the plan to send Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran to the firing squad.
Taipei (AFP) - China will postpone the launch of four new flight routes near Taiwan after a fierce backlash from the island's authorities over the plan, Taiwanese officials said Monday.
Beirut (AFP) - Syrian regime forces and Kurdish militia fought separate battles with the Islamic State group on Monday in a strategic area near the Iraqi and Turkish borders, a monitoring group said.
Ottawa (AFP) - Toronto police said Monday they now know who dug a tunnel near a major sporting venue in the city -- a mystery that has been a source of widespread speculation and conspiracy theories.
Cairo (AFP) - Eleven people were wounded, one critically, in a bomb explosion outside the Egyptian supreme court in Cairo on Monday, hospital officials said.
Paris (AFP) - Thieves have broken in to the fabled Fontainebleau castle south of Paris and stolen 15 or so "priceless" Chinese artefacts in a lightning raid, French authorities said.
Moscow (AFP) - Russia vowed Monday to find the killers of outspoken opposition leader Boris Nemtsov as fresh details emerged about the most shocking political assassination during Vladimir Putin's rule.
Moscow (AFP) - The chief witness to the murder of Russian protest leader Boris Nemtsov, a Ukrainian model by his side when he was shot dead, complained Monday of being kept under guard in Moscow.