A former Taliban commander says his militia fighters are responsible for the kidnapping of two French aid workers in central Afghanistan.
Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian has ruled out repeat elections, a key demand of political opponents who say authorities rigged the last presidential vote.
The first U.S. war crimes trial since World War II has begun at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian has called for closer ties with Turkey, 15 years after the two nations severed diplomatic relations over the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Poland and the United States have made some progress in their efforts to forge a deal on stationing part of an missile-defense shield on Polish soil.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is traveling to Kyiv for talks with Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko, the first visit by a German leader since the 2004 Orange Revolution.
Western powers are stepping up pressure on Iran to reply to the international community’s latest offer of incentives for Tehran to give up uranium enrichment.
At least seven people died and dozens were injured in Kyrgyzstan when a bus loaded with tourists collided with a car.
China and Russia have signed a pact that finally settled the demarcation of their 4,300-km border.
Two Turkish engineers kidnapped last week in western Afghanistan have been set free and are returning home.
Serbia will decide this week whether to return its diplomats to EU countries, as it tries to improve ties with the bloc and win candidate status by the end of 2008.
Rice said the United States would impose more bilateral sanctions on Iran and the Europeans would look at what they could do if Iran failed to meet the world powers' demand.