Protesters in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, campaigning against electricity price hikes have issued new demands to authorities.
Serbia is reported to have asked Russia to veto a UN Security Council resolution that would call the massacre of some 8,000 Muslim men and boys during the Bosnian war in Srebrenica genocide.
Moscow has warned Warsaw of the "most negative consequences" after a town in western Poland tore down a Soviet war monument.
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker says "freedom-loving" countries have to be united and firm in responding to both an aggressive Russia and the rise of the Islamic State (IS) militant group.
U.S. Senator John McCain says remaining U.S. troops in Afghanistan should stay longer than planned to stop the Taliban from making advances during a current offensive.
Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko says an explosion at her party's offices in the city of Sumy was politically motivated.
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano says he could conclude his probe on allegations that Iran worked secretly to develop nuclear weapons by December if Tehran cooperates.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says relations between Moscow and Washington are instrumental to ensuring international stability.
The United Nation's cultural organization has condemned the Islamic State's destruction of priceless statues from the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.
The Afghan parliament has rejected a second candidate for defense minister who was nominated by President Ashraf Ghani.
Final opinion polls released at the end of Greece's referendum showed the "no" vote leading by a small margin in the July 5 vote on a bailout proposal from the country's international creditors.
At least 1,000 members of volunteer military units and nationalist organizations have marched in Kyiv demanding a resumption of military activity against separatists in eastern Ukraine.