Inclement weather and empty seats dogged the second day of the Summer Olympic Games in London but did nothing to topple China from its spot at the top of the medals board.
Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected U.S. missile strike has killed four people near the Afghan border.
Heavy rains and flooding caused by a typhoon have killed nearly 90 people in North Korea and left more than 60,000 homeless.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a "strong and credible" military threat is needed to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon.
Afghan authorities say a government official and his son have been killed in an attack by armed insurgents.
Ukraine's star striker Andriy Shevchenko said he is leaving football to enter politics.
An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft has redocked with the International Space Station after an aborted attempt five days earlier.
Romanian election officials say a referendum on whether to impeach President Traian Basescu is invalid because of low voter turnout.
Fierce fighting is being reported for a second straight day in the Syrian city of Aleppo, as government troops and rebel forces battle for control of the country's commercial capital.
The Tajik government says a group of young fighters who were engaged in clashes with security forces have begun to lay down their arms.
Ye Shiwen and Sun Yang seized gold as China issued a challenge to U.S. supremacy in the Olympic pool on July 28 amid a day of disappointment for U.S. swimming star Michael Phelps.
Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba in Sochi on July 28.