Pakistan has said it would neither allow Islamist militants to plot attacks on its soil nor let foreign troops take military action on its territory.
U.S. presidential contender Barack Obama has visited Israel and the Palestinian territories as he continues a weeklong overseas tour.
Radovan Karadzic will conduct his own defense in The Hague tribunal and is convinced he will be cleared of the charges of genocide, relatives and associates of the war crimes suspect have said.
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has praised U.S. participation in last week's talks with Tehran on its disputed nuclear program as "a positive step" and a sign of respect by its arch foe.
Turkmenistan's leader has said he wants to overhaul the gas-producer's constitution to reflect its commitment to market economics, democracy, and human rights.
A British soldier was killed and two others were wounded when their patrol came under attack in southern Afghanistan.
Iran will not "retreat one iota" over its disputed nuclear program, President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has said.
Pakistan's security forces have made a rare arrest of a senior Afghan Taliban commander near the southwestern city of Quetta, Pakistani security officials and coalition forces in Afghanistan told Reuters.
Barack Obama, the presumed U.S. presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, summed up his visits to Afghanistan and Iraq by saying it's time to shift America's military attention away from Iraq and to Afghanistan.
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.