Iran would destroy Israel and 32 U.S. military bases in the Middle East if the Islamic Republic was attacked over its disputed nuclear program, a senior official has been quoted as saying.
A suicide bomber killed two soldiers and a child on July 12 in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand, in an attack targeting an Afghan security forces convoy, the provincial police chief said.
Six-nation talks on disarming North Korea's nuclear program have ended with Pyongyang agreeing to complete steps to disable its nuclear facilities by the end of October.
Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with the United States over mortar fire from Afghanistan, which wounded six Pakistani soldiers, a military spokesman has said.
Newly independent Kosovo won 1.2 billion euros ($1.9 billion) in aid pledges at a donors' conference on July 11 billed as the first step to rebuilding its shattered economy.
British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has said Russia's veto of a United Nations Security Council resolution to impose sanctions on Zimbabwe was "incomprehensible."
Two experts tell a Washington conference on human trafficking that the problem is especially problematic in the United States itself.
Relatives finally got the chance to bury 308 Bosnian Muslim men killed when Bosnian Serbs overran Srebrenica 13 years ago.
A U.S. coalition air strike on July 6 killed 47 civilians, including 39 women and children, in the eastern province of Nangarhar, an Afghan official has said.
Russia says Iran's missile tests showed there is no military justification for U.S. plans to deploy missile defenses in Eastern Europe.
European Union officials say a donors conference under way in Brussels will provide at least 1 billion euros for Kosovo.
The Czech Republic has protested to Russia over what it called threats following the signing of a pact to host part of a U.S. missile-defense shield.