Nigeria Counts Votes as Nation Awaits Election Outcome
Vote counting continued Sunday as Nigerians awaited the outcome of a presidential poll seen as a tight race between the president and a former vice president.
The Latest: Pope Vows to Confront Predators, End Cover-Ups
The Latest on Pope Francis’ summit at the Vatican on preventing clergy sex abuse (all times local):
Pope Vows to End Cover-Ups, Fight Sex Abuse With God’s Wrath
Pope Francis closed out his extraordinary summit on preventing clergy sex abuse by vowing Sunday to confront abusers with 'the wrath of God,' end the cover-ups by their superiors and prioritize the victims of this 'brazen, aggressive and destructive evil.'
Iran: Detained American Not Held on Security Charges
Iran says an American detained last July is not being held on security-related charges.
Mine Left by Islamic State Militants Kills 20 in Syria
A land mine left by the Islamic State group struck a van packed with workers in eastern Syria on Sunday, killing more than 20 of them, Syria’s state news agency said. The agency earlier reported that 24 people were killed.
China’s Huawei Set to Unveil 5G Phone With Folding Screen
China’s Huawei is set to take the wraps off a new folding-screen phone, joining the latest trend for bendable devices as it challenges the global smartphone market’s dominant players, Apple and Samsung.
Kashmir Shuts to Protest Indian Crackdown Against Activists
Shops and businesses were closed in Kashmir on Sunday to protest a sweeping crackdown against activists seeking the end of Indian rule in the disputed region.
R. Kelly’s Music Legacy Tested Again After Sex Abuse Charges
R. Kelly is regarded as one of music’s all-time hit makers, but the R&B star’s career is being seriously tested once again after new criminal charges were brought against him.
Senegal Voters Choose Whether to Give President Another Term
Senegalese voters are choosing Sunday whether to give President Macky Sall a second term in office as critics accused the incumbent leader of having blocked the strongest opposition candidates from running against him.
EU Parliament Election Could Upend Politics Across Europe
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker was so stupefied after Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban attacked his migration policies that he publicly muttered 'I cannot believe what I read.' When Orban’s party later targeted him in a virulent election poster campaign, Juncker was again dumbfounded, saying 'You can’t really act against lies.'