Marseille (AFP) - Forensic teams have isolated 78 distinct DNA strands from body parts recovered from the Germanwings crash site in the French Alps, one of the lead investigators said on Sunday.
Athens (AFP) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in remarks published Sunday he hoped key talks with the debt-crippled country's creditors would yield new financing and a "happy ending" in the standoff.
Istanbul (AFP) - Turkish authorities detained two former policemen following their extradition from Romania on suspicion of bugging President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media said Sunday.
Jerusalem (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday denounced as "dangerous" a nuclear accord that world powers are negotiating with Iran, saying it goes beyond what his government had feared.
Sepang (Malaysia) (AFP) - Sebastian Vettel stunned Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday with an audacious Malaysian Grand Prix victory which set the Formula One season alight.
Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Nigerian troops battled scores of Boko Haram fighters outside the northeastern city of Bauchi on Sunday, residents and a military source told AFP.
Lausanne (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a dire warning Sunday about a possible nuclear accord with Iran as talks in Switzerland towards the outline of a deal intensified days before a deadline.
Back-up generators were running and the runways were lit when an Air Canada flight came off the runway after landing in snow in Nova Scotia.
Jakarta (AFP) - Twelve people were killed and 11 houses buried after a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Indonesia's main island of Java, an official said Sunday.
Melbourne (AFP) - Skipper Michael Clarke shrugged off fitness fears, talk of rifts with team-mates, coach and selectors to spearhead Australia to a fifth World Cup crown.
Singapore (AFP) - Tens of thousands of mourners braved torrential rain, howitzers fired a 21-gun salute and jet fighters screamed across the sky Sunday as Singapore staged a grand farewell for its founding leader Lee Kuan Yew.