An update from London on some of the international stories we expect to develop on Monday:
Arrests over bombings - Pakistani authorities say they have arrested 12 people in connection with suicide bomb attacks that killed 50 and injured more than 200 at a Lahore shrine last week.
Poland voteÂ - Interim President Bronislaw Komorowski holds a 5 percentage-point lead in Poland's runoff election with 95 percent of the votes counted, the national election commission says.
Turkey-IsraelÂ relations - Israel will never apologize for defending its citizens," a high-rankingÂ Israeli government official says, after Turkey reportedlyÂ demanded an apology or an inquiry over an Israeli raid on an aid ship that left nine Turkish citizens dead.
Resignation offerÂ - South Korean Prime Minister Chung Un-chanÂ has offered to resign after failing to win parliamentary approval to stop plans to relocate government offices out of the capital, Seoul, but President Lee Myung-bak refused to accept his offer, Chung's communications office says.
Mexico elections - Mexico awaited results from elections in 15 states early Monday after a vote widely seen as a referendum on Mexican President Felipe Calderon's strategy of fighting drug cartels and organized crime.
Congo explosionÂ - Congolese President Joseph Kabila declared days of mourning Monday and Tuesday for the victims of a massive tanker explosion that killed 232 people over the weekend.
Pirate hijack - Pirates have hijacked a Marshall Islands-flagged ship with 18 Filipino nationals onboard in the southern Red Sea, the European Union Naval Force Somalia says.
World Cup cocaineÂ - A replica of a World Cup trophy seized by Colombian authorities at Bogota airport was made of cocaine, police said. Gold paint in "bad condition" on the trophy's surface aroused the suspicion of investigators.