Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai marked her 18th birthday at a camp for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, and called for world leaders to "invest in books instead of bullets."
Russia says it is examining the possibility of direct supplies of energy to Greece in an effort to bolster the country's foundering economy.
Eurozone officials say Greece must restore trust by putting reforms in place quickly to set the stage for talks on a new financial rescue package that would keep the nearly bankrupt country within the single-currency area.
Reuters news agency cited Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying that here will be no announcement of a deal with global powers on Tehran's nuclear program on July 12.
Islamic State (IS) militants say they are behind a deadly explosion that severely damaged the Italian Consulate in Egypt's capital, Cairo.
Kosovo’s authorities say they have cut off the water supply to tens of thousands of people in the capital, Pristina, after police arrested three people on terrorism charges close to an artificial lake.
The Islamic State (IS) militant group has released previously unseen video footage of its June 2014 massacre of mostly Shi’ite military recruits in Tikrit.
China’s official news agency says 109 ethnic Uyghurs that were deported from Thailand to China had been on their way to Turkey, Syria, or Iraq to join the Islamic State militant group.
Media reports say at least 17 people have been killed in a suicide car bombing near a military base where Afghan and foreign soldiers are stationed in the eastern province of Khost.
The Pakistani Army says at least four government soldiers were killed in overnight clashes with militants in the volatile tribal areas.
The Afghan intelligence agency says the leader of the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in the Afghanistan and Pakistan region has been killed in a air strike.
Syrian activists say at least 28 people have been killed by a Syrian government air strike against the town of al-Bab, which is controlled by the Islamic State (IS) militant group.