Local authorities in the southern Russian city of Sochi have rejected a request to erect a memorial plaque to honor slain opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.
Ukrainian military officials say that seven of its soldiers have been injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours.
Foreign Minister Didier Reynders says Belgium will unblock Russian Embassy bank accounts that had been frozen over legal claims by shareholders of the former oil company Yukos.
At least 14 civilians were killed and five wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in southern Afghanistan.
The U.S. military has said that U.S. and coalition forces targeted the Islamic State (IS) group on June 19 with 16 air strikes in Iraq and six in Syria.
U.S. Senator John McCain has again called on the United States to send weapons to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russia separatists in the east of the country.
President Vladimir Putin June 19 blasted moves by France and Belgium to seize Russian assets and asserted that The Hague court whose ruling precipitated the seizures has no jurisdiction over Russia.
President Vladimir Putin has touted Russia's renewed trade relationship with Greece, saying a pipeline deal they sealed that day would help Greece pay its heavy debts.
Iran's support for international terror groups remained undiminished last year and even expanded some, despite its hopes for relief from global economic sanctions, the Obama administration has said.
A former city worker in Oregon who provided money to a terrorist who carried out a deadly suicide bombing in Pakistan has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison.
More than two months before France froze Russian assets over a $50 billion arbitration judgement, Moscow threatened retaliatory measures targeting France's government, companies, and citizens.
Afghanistan's president issued a decree on June 19 extending parliament's mandate until a vote could be held after elections scheduled for April were postponed because of security fears.