U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has met with Moldovan President Nicolae Timofti during his visit to Kyiv for the inauguration of new Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.
The exiled founder of Pakistan’s Muttahida Qaumi Movement, the MQM party, has been released on bail after being detained by London police on suspicion of money laundering.
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova has won her second French Open title, defeating Romanian Simona Halep with 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 victory.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has nominated Jordan's ambassador to the United Nations as the next UN high commissioner for human rights.
The U.S. State Department says senior U.S. and Iranian officials will meet on June 9 and 10 in Geneva for talks ahead of the next round of negotiations between Iran and six world powers on Iran's nuclear program.
Iraqi security forces have launched an assault to free students and staff taken hostage by gunmen at the university campus in Ramadi.
Afghan officials say they have recovered some 75 bodies from an area of the northern Baghlan Province that was hit by flash floods.
Newly inaugurated President Petro Poroshenko says he is willing to call local elections in Ukraine's restive Donbas region but insists the country will always be a unitary state.
Local officials in Afghanistan say more than 100 people have been killed and hundreds more displaced as a result of a flash flood in the northern province of Baghlan.
The UN Security Council has condemned an attempt to assassinate Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, calling for an orderly transition to a new government.
Kyiv and Moscow reportedly will restart talks on June 7 about their dispute over Russian natural gas deliveries.
Petro Poroshenko is to be sworn in as Ukraine’s president on June 7 after winning the May 25 election on promises to bridge the country's east-west divide.