Ukrainian security forces have been seeking the surrender of armed members of the radical nationalist Right Sector group after a gunbattle on July 11 killed at least three people.
A series of bomb attacks killed at least 23 people in mainly Shi’ite districts of Baghdad on July 12.
Twenty-three Russian soldiers have been killed after their military barracks collapsed in the Siberian city of Omsk, a Russian Defense Ministry spokesman said on July 13.
Eurozone leaders have reached a tentative agreement with Greece for a new bailout program, removing an immediate risk that Greece could collapse financially and leave the euro.
The Islamic State group on July 13 released an audio recording it claims is the voice movement's leader for Afghanistan, contradicting reports he had been killed by a U.S. drone strike three days earlier.
Nuclear negotiations between Iran and six major world powers are likely to continue for at least another day, the United States and Iran indicated late on July 13.
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.