Bujumbura (Burundi) (AFP) - Two protesters were shot dead in clashes with police in Burundi on Sunday, in a violent escalation of a crisis over an attempt by the country's president to cling to power.
Natzwiller (France) (AFP) - European leaders on Sunday remembered the atrocities of concentration camps run by the Nazis and their allies during the Second World War with ceremonies in Germany, Croatia and France.
Beirut (AFP) - Air strikes on a marketplace Sunday killed at least 40 civilians, including women and children, as Syrian forces stepped up attacks on rebels a day after losing a key border town.
Nicosia (AFP) - Turkish Cypriots voted in a new leader Sunday, with challenger Mustafa Akinci beating incumbent Dervis Eroglu in a run-off poll that could accelerate UN-backed efforts to reunify the long-divided island.
Puerto Varas (Chile) (AFP) - Ash from Chile's Calbuco volcano visited more misery on air passengers across South America on Sunday, as towns and cities struggled to clean up from last week's two powerful eruptions.
Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) - Energy-rich Kazakhstan's incumbent strongman Nursultan Nazarbayev scored a crushing victory in Sunday's one-sided presidential ballot, taking 97.5 percent of the vote to win a fifth consecutive term, an exit poll showed.
Jakarta (AFP) - Indonesia is set soon to execute eight foreigners convicted of drug offences, despite international outrage and desperate appeals for mercy from relatives.
An English gambler is set to pocket more than STG15,000 in winnings if the royal baby is a princess.
Malaysian police say have arrested 12 people plotting to sow civil unrest and seized explosives.
Athens (AFP) - Nine Greek climbers who were robbed by a sherpa guide in Kathmandu told Sunday of their lucky escape after heading home from Nepal the day before an earthquake triggered the deadliest disaster in Mount Everest's history.
Moscow (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said he can "completely imagine" leaving the Kremlin for a more modest abode and does not consider himself a member of his country's elite.