Berlin (AFP) - Investigators picking through the wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed on a remote Alpine mountain said they had found DNA from more than half of the victims, as more details emerged concerning the doomed flight's last minutes.
London (AFP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will on Monday ask Queen Elizabeth II to dissolve parliament, kicking off formal campaigning for one of the most unpredictable elections in decades.
Sydney (AFP) - A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Monday, US seismologists said, with "hazardous" tsunami waves possible in areas near the epicentre although no major damage was immediately reported.
Lausanne (AFP) - Global powers were due to gather with Iran Monday, seeking to slot into place the last pieces of a complex puzzle to curtail Tehran's nuclear programme as diplomats said tentative agreement on some parts had been reached.
Montreal (AFP) - Twenty-three people were injured when an Air Canada jet struck an antenna and crash landed as it attempted to touch down in heavy snow at Halifax airport early Sunday.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina says she is likely to seek the Republican nomination for US president.
A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Monday, US seismologists said, with "hazardous" tsunami waves possible in areas near the epicentre although no major damage was immediately reported.
The body of the co-pilot who investigators believe deliberately crashed into the French Alps has been found at the crash scene.
Thrillseekers were forced to climb down an 88-year-old wooden rollercoaster after the ride became stuck on its track on Sunday.
A highly decorated Navy SEAL shot 27 times in a battle in Iraq is preparing to compete in an endurance race to raise money for the medical centre that helped him recover.
Wellington (AFP) - The New Zealand team has been dubbed a "goat" but in an endearing way as the country celebrated their appearance in the World Cup final rather than mourned the loss on Monday.