- South Sudan's warring factions sign another peace deal
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's warring factions have signed another peace deal to end hostilities.
- No one hurt as small blasts rattle Bangkok mall shoppers
BANGKOK (AP) — Two explosions at a transit hub near major downtown shopping malls in the Thai capital on Sunday night were caused by small improvised explosive devices, but no one was hurt and damage was minor, police said.
- Egypt releases imprisoned Al-Jazeera reporter
CAIRO (AP) — A reporter for Al-Jazeera English was released from an Egyptian prison and deported Sunday after more than a year behind bars, but his two Egyptian colleagues remained jailed in a case widely condemned as a sham by human-rights groups.
- France offers support for Greece amid bailout tensions
PARIS (AP) — France's Socialist government offered support Sunday for Greece's efforts to renegotiate debt for its huge bailout plan, amid renewed fears about Europe's economic stability.
- Ukrainian separatist advance forces mass flight
SVYATOHIRSK, Ukraine (AP) — As fighting escalates around the town Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine, a growing wave of civilians are fleeing their homes, taking the risk of being struck by stray projectiles on their way, and often leaving family members behind.
- Christie begins trip to London with soccer, not politics
LONDON (AP) — An unabashed fan of the Dallas Cowboys, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent Super Bowl Sunday on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, watching football of another sort.
- Rights group: Egypt covering up protester deaths
CAIRO (AP) — Rights group Amnesty International on Sunday accused Egyptian authorities of intimidating witnesses and whitewashing evidence to cover up the role of security forces in the killing of more than two dozen people during protests last week.
- Biographies of the 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists
CAIRO (AP) — Al-Jazeera English reporter Peter Greste left Egypt Sunday after President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi approved his deportation. He was arrested along with two colleagues, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed, in December 2013 on terrorism-related charges in a case widely criticized by rights groups. His two colleagues remain in prison. Here is a look at the biographies of the three:
- Hungarians protest against premier's dealings with Putin
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of protesters demanded the ouster of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government Sunday, a day before a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
- Jordan committed to anti-IS coalition, despite hostage drama
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan remains "as committed as ever" to a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State group, the kingdom's foreign minister said Sunday, amid heightened fears for the life of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by the militants.
- Horror in Japan as video purports to show hostage beheaded
TOKYO (AP) — Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism.
- A look at Egypt's Al-Jazeera English Trial
CAIRO (AP) — Here is a look at the major events in the arrest and trial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists imprisoned in Egypt for over a year:
- Flash floods hit Greece, Albania, force evacuations
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Flash floods caused by heavy rains have hit northwestern Greece and southern Albania, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of villagers Sunday and destroying a famous 18th-century stone bridge.
- Bomb on bus in central Damascus kills 7
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A bomb placed on a bus ferrying Lebanese pilgrims around Shiite holy sites in Damascus exploded Sunday, killing at least seven people, according to Syrian activists and Lebanese media.
- Spain: 400 migrants repelled after storming border fence
MADRID (AP) — Spain says 400 African migrants tried to storm border fences separating its North African enclave Melilla from Morocco and has warned of a buildup in numbers across the frontier.