Iran nuclear talks in final straight

Top ministers were due to meet Monday seeking to conclude an unprecedented nuclear deal with Iran, on the eve of a deadline aiming to draw the curtain on almost two years of high-stakes negotiations.

Suicide bomber kills 5 in Nigeria

A suicide bomber blew himself up on Sunday inside a church in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum, killing five worshippers in the latest in a new series of attacks blamed on Boko Haram, a police officer and witness told AFP.

Tunisia gunman 'a victim' - mother

The mother of the gunman who killed 38 on a Tunisian beach claimed in an interview with Britain's Sunday Times that her son was a victim of "brainwashing" who previously would not have hurt a mouse.

Eleven dead in China factory collapse

Eleven people died after a shoe factory collapsed in eastern China, state media reported Sunday, with more than 40 escaping on their own or being rescued.