Tengri News - How the pope is chosen - On the death or abdication of a pope, his successor is elected by a college of cardinals meeting in conclave in the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican.
The New York Times - In Medical First, a Baby With H.I.V. Is Deemed Cured - Doctors announced on Sunday that a baby had been cured of an H.I.V. infection for the first time, a startling development that could change how infected newborns are treated and sharply reduce the number of children living with the virus that causes AIDS.
Arab Times - Electronic tracking of Saudi women started - Denied the right to travel without consent from their male guardians and banned from driving, women in Saudi Arabia are now monitored by an electronic system that tracks any cross-border movements.
Information Clearing House - Al-Assad: British Leaders 'Shallow, Immature' - 'We don't expect an arsonist to be a firefighter,' Syrian president says
The Diplomat - Not a Good Idea: American Nukes in South Korea - The redeployment of tactical nuclear weapons to the Korean Peninsula would be a Cold War solution to a 21st century problem.
The Washington Post - In the new Libya, former prisoners guard their onetime captors - The prison is a vast, unmarked complex of beige buildings, topped with sandbags and surrounded by high, wire-rimmed walls. Most of the guards wear their beards long and unkempt in the style associated with Islamists — exactly the kind of people that Moammar Gaddafi and his intelligence chief, Abdullah al-Senussi, used to keep locked up.
RIA Novosti - Iran Uses Nuclear Talks to ‘Buy Time’ for Bomb – Israeli PM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday Tehran is “buying time” in the renewed talks with the world powers in an effort to continue its nuclear activities.
Russia Today - 'Gas contract with Russia is killing us’ - Ukrainian President - Ukraine’s 10-year gas contract with Russia’s Gazprom is costing the country $6bln according to President Viktor Yanukovych. The deal was brokered in 2009 by then Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
Trend - Turkish PM ruled out amnesty for PKK members - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ruled out a general amnesty for Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) members in connection with the resumption of talks between Turkish security forces and jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, AA reported.