Extremists leaders in Pakistan are instructing residents near the border with Afghanistan to prepare for the possibility of fighting U.S. ground troops in Pakistan's tribal agencies.
Barack Obama, the presumed U.S. Democratic candidate for president, is wrapping up a two-day stop in Iraq which has seen him meet Iraqi government leaders, former Sunni insurgent leaders, and U.S. military commanders.
Georgian and Russian diplomats traded harsh words at a UN Security Council session amid escalating tension over Georgia's Moscow-backed breakaway regions.
Radovan Karadzic, the Bosnian Serbs' wartime leader wanted for planning and ordering Europe's worst wartime atrocities since the Holocaust, has been caught by Serbian authorities after more than a decade on the run.
The U.S. president also praised the Kosovar government's support of minority rights -- namely those of ethnic Serbs in the predominantly ethnic Albanian state.
The U.S. troop "surge" in Iraq that President George W. Bush ordered last year has ended after the last of five additional combat brigades left the country.
More than 10,000 ethnic Hazaras have protested in the Afghan capital, calling for President Hamid Karzai to resign over killings of their kin by rival Kuchi nomads.
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.