A female suicide bomber has killed 22 people and wounded 33 others at a dinner celebration in Iraq's northern Diyala Province, police said.
The former leader of Bosnia's Muslim Army, Rasim Delic, has been jailed for three years by the UN tribunal for the former Yugoslavia for allowing the torture of Bosnian Serb soldiers by Islamic foreign fighters.
Russian forensic scientists have begun to try to identify the remains of 88 people killed when an Aeroflot Boeing 737 crashed in a ball of fire near the Ural mountains.
Iran has staged air defense exercises day and said anyone attacking the Islamic Republic would regret it, Iranian news agencies reported.
The new U.S. military commander in Iraq must find ways to keep improving security while American troop levels are falling, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said as two Baghdad bombings underlined the scale of the task.
Iraq does not need any financial aid from the United States, the government spokesman said, in the wake of criticism from some U.S. politicians that Washington is paying too much towards Iraq's reconstruction.
A UN inquiry into intelligence allegations of secret atomic bomb research in Iran has reached a standstill because of Iranian noncooperation, an International Atomic Energy Agency report has said.
Firing by Pakistani troops forced U.S. military helicopters to turn back to Afghanistan after they crossed into Pakistani territory, Pakistani security officials have said.
Iran has urged the UN's nuclear watchdog not to be swayed by U.S. pressure in its report on the disputed Iranian nuclear program due to be released.
NATO's Jaap de Hoop Scheffer condemned Russia's actions against Georgia and promised deeper ties with Tbilisi. Meanwhile, EU foreign ministers approved up to 200 cease-fire observers in Georgia.
The move comes as the bloc's members struggle to find unity amid sharp disagreements over how to redefine the bloc's relationship with Moscow in the wake of the Russia-Georgia war.