VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Monday begged forgiveness for the "sins and failings of the church and its members" during Rwanda's 1994 genocide as the Holy See sought to open a new phase in relations nearly a quarter-century after the slaughter.
LONDON — Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation and its European neighbours.
PESAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistan's prime minister ordered the reopening of the country's border with Afghanistan on Monday, ending a protracted closure that has cost businesses on both sides millions of dollars and deepened tensions between the two neighbours
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Six miners died when the roof of a mine in North Korea collapsed in January, the North's state media reported Monday, in a rare admission of a deadly accident in the secretive country.
ISLAMABAD — Pakistani and Indian experts on Monday opened round-table talks in Islamabad over water disputes between the two nuclear-armed neighbours, even as tensions over competing claims to Kashmir remain high.
BERLIN — The world must swiftly shift energy production away from fossil fuels if it is to prevent a dangerous increase in global temperatures, according to separate reports released Monday by two international agencies.