|British PM urges more action on tax from UK territories|
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain called upon its overseas territories to "get their house in order" over the sharing of tax information on Monday as the UK looks to lead a global fight against tax evasion ahead of a meeting of the world's wealthiest states.
|Hezbollah steps up Syria battle, Israel threatens more strikes|
AMMAN (Reuters) - Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria to rein the militia in, highlighting the risks of a wider regional conflict if planned peace talks fail.
|Obama walks a fine line with Myanmar president's landmark visit|
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will walk a fine line between fostering a U.S. ally in China's backyard and trying to defend human rights when the president of Myanmar becomes the first head of his country to visit the White House in 47 years on Monday.
|Militants kill 10 Iraq policemen in checkpoint attacks|
RAMADI, Iraq (Reuters) - - Militants killed at least 10 Iraqi policemen in a series of attacks on checkpoints in the West of the country on Sunday, police and local officials said.
|Nigeria offers amnesty to insurgents who surrender|
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria offered an amnesty on Sunday to Islamist militants who surrender and said 17 people had been killed on the fifth day of a military operation to try to crush the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
|Pakistan army will be watching Sharif's cozying up to India|
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's all-powerful military overthrew Nawaz Sharif 14 years ago and hustled him off into exile in handcuffs. Now he's back as prime minister-elect, with the army watching his every move, especially steps planned to ease tension with arch-rival India.
|Israel demands French TV correct 13-year-old report on boy's death|
|Exclusive: Bangladesh factory banned by Wal-Mart still makes Wrangler shirts|
|Canadian prime minister's top aide quits over expenses scandal|
|Protesting Egyptian police block Israel border crossing|