French President Nicolas Sarkozy says the EU cannot admit any new member states before the Lisbon Treaty -- rejected last month by Ireland -- comes into force.
Russia says its air force flew over Georgia's breakaway South Ossetia this week because it believed Tbilisi was preparing to attack the region.
The United States will defend its allies against Iranian aggression, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says Russia needs to help resolve tensions in Georgia -- not contribute to them.
Russian gas export monopoly Gazprom wants to buy any additional natural gas produced by Libya and some of the country's oil.
The leaders of Iraq and Turkey have pledged to strengthen ties strained by Kurdish PKK rebels who use northern Iraq to launch attacks on Turkish soil.
A series of explosions at a Soviet-era arms depot in southern Uzbekistan has killed at least three people, official media and witnesses said.
Russia has said the United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague was biased and its activities should be phased out as soon as possible.
The U.S. State Department says it's too early to say whether Al-Qaeda was involved in the deadly attack outside a U.S. consulate in Turkey.
Afghanistan's interior minister says militants who carried out a suicide bomb attack on the Indian Embassy in Kabul received their training at camps in Pakistan.
Georgia says four Russian air force jets violated its airspace over a volatile Moscow-backed separatist region on July 8.
The G8 summit in Japan may be remembered as the moment when the world’s most powerful leaders finally reached a united position on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.