Ukraine's military says two of its soldiers have been killed and six wounded in fighting between government forces and separatists in the country's east.
Afghan officials say government forces have regained control of a district in the northeastern province of Badakhshan.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said that the United States and its allies won't let Russia "drag us back to the past," as he accused Moscow of trying to re-create a Soviet-era sphere of influence.
Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders says his country has started to unblock Russian Embassy bank accounts that were frozen over legal claims by shareholders of the former oil company Yukos.
Iran's parliament has voted to ban access to military sites and scientists as part of a future deal with world powers over its contested nuclear program.
Afghan police say the death toll has risen to 18 from a roadside bomb that exploded in southern Afghanistan on June 20.
Reports from Pakistan say at least five people died on June 20 as a result of sweltering temperatures in Sindh and Baluchistan provinces during what was one of the hottest days of 2015 so far.
Security forces in northern Afghanistan say they are preparing to launch a counteroffensive against Taliban militants after government troops took control of a district in the country’s northeast.
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.