Pakistani health officials say more than 25 people died from heatstroke in the southern province of Sindh on June 30.
Two U.S. senators are demanding an accounting from Pakistan for the reported acquittal of suspects in the attempted murder of Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai.
Pakistan is under increased scrutiny for its enforcement of UN financial sanctions against terrorists after a move by India blocking China's bid to shield Pakistan.
Russia has slammed a draft United Nations resolution on the Srebrenica genocide as divisive and said it would present its own measure to mark 20 years since the massacre.
A soldier in the Afghan Army who went missing during a training exercise at a U.S. military base in Massachusetts last year has been granted asylum by the United States, his lawyer said on June 30.
Russian gas giant Gazprom announced on July 1 it was halting all natural gas supplies to Ukraine after Kyiv announced the immediate suspension of Russian gas purchases a day earlier.
Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka says it is essential that international sanctions against Russia continue until all sides in the Ukraine conflict meet the terms of a cease-fire deal agreed to in February.
Russia's prosecutor-general is reviewing the legality of a decision in 1991 granting three Baltic countries independence from the Soviet Union, a spokesman said on June 30.
Russia has expressed disappointment over new sanctions imposed by Canada and warned that it would respond.
The Belarusian parliament has set October 11 as the date for a presidential election.
Russian investigators say they are reopening a criminal investigation into the 1998 murder of a Siberian mayor, and that they consider self-exiled Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky as a prime suspect.
Iran and six world powers have given themselves until July 7 to reach a comprehensive nuclear agreement.