Provincial authorities in Afghanistan say Taliban militants fired several rockets into a NATO air base at one of Afghanistan's main airports on June 21.
Russian television has shown President Vladimir Putin giving cautious support to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's unilateral cease-fire but also saying that any cessation of hostilities is meaningless without "dialogue."
Activists say the Syrian government warplanes have carried out a series of deadly air strikes against a Syrian city that was captured by Islamist militants a day earlier.
Pakistani police say a 21-year-old woman was raped and hanged from a tree in eastern Punjab Province.
A court in Egypt court has confirmed death sentences for 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters accused of a 2013 attack on a police station.
The head of Afghanistan's National Security Council will soon make an official visit to Pakistan.
Prominent Belarusian human rights activist Ales Byalyatski has arrived in Minsk after he was released from prison.
Sunni insurgents led by Al-Qaeda offshoot ISIL have captured two strategic towns in western Iraq and the first border crossing with Syria.
Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah have held street protests against alleged election fraud.
A top Afghan official has escaped unharmed from a suicide bombing attack in the capital, Kabul.
Three U.S. soldiers and a military dog have been killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan.
The Kremlin critic and anticorruption blogger Aleksei Navalny is facing fresh criminal charges in Russia.