Iranian state media says the military has begun deploying a Russia-supplied S-300 air defense system around the underground Fordo nuclear facility.
Video footage posted late Sunday on state TV's website showed trucks arriving at the nuclear site and missile launchers being aimed skyward. It did not say whether the system was fully operational.Full Story
Colombia on Monday began its first day of peace with the country's largest insurgency after a ceasefire between the FARC and the government went into effect, ending 52 years of warfare.Full Story
A man who allegedly shot dead a construction worker and wounded three at their office in Japan is on the run, police said Monday, marking a rare incident of gun violence in the country.
Public broadcaster NHK reported that the man, who is yet to be identified, was an acquaintance of the victims and is believed to still be armed.Full Story
A explosion "of criminal origin" at Belgium's national criminology institute in Brussels early Monday caused a fire and major damage but no casualties, officials said.
Belgian media said the blast was caused by a car which rammed the building.Full Story
A strong 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck north of Ascension Island in the mid-Atlantic early Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, though there were no immediate reports of damage.Full Story
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Bangladesh Monday for talks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on tackling local Islamist extremists following a wave of deadly attacks.
Kerry is also expected to meet with civic and opposition leaders during the one-day visit, his first to the Muslim-majority nation reeling from an attack on a cafe that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners.Full Story
An Australian aid worker who was kidnapped in Afghanistan four months ago has been freed and is "safe and well", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Monday.Full Story
Pope Francis announced on Sunday that he intends to visit the villages in central Italy devastated by this week's earthquake, which left nearly 300 people dead.Full Story
Germany expects up to 300,000 asylum seekers to arrive this year, less than one-third of the total during 2015's record influx, the Federal Office for Migrants and Refugees (BAMF) said Sunday.Full Story
Bangladesh police said Sunday they were hunting more extremist leaders after shooting dead the suspected mastermind of a deadly cafe attack, on the eve of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's first visit.Full Story