Afghanistan says that Taliban leader Mullah Akthar Mansur has been killed in a U.S. drone attack inside Pakistan.
Russia's counterterrorism agency says it has arrested four suspects in Ingushetia that it says are linked to the Islamic State (IS) militant group.
The Russian Defense Ministry has opened bids on a contract to repair and upgrade a Black Sea coastal artillery system that is adjacent to the Russia-occupied Crimea Peninsula.
Iran's foreign minister has called on the United States to encourage investors to engage with Tehran.
At least two Iraqis have been killed and dozens of others injured in clashes between security forces and protesters in Baghdad.
Former Russian Finance Minister Aleksei Kudrin says the Russian economy will grow only if the government initiates serious reforms.
The Group of Seven (G7) has pledged to clamp down on the finances of terrorist networks by increasing intelligence-sharing, freezing assets, and toughening rules on international money transfers.
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka is headed to Italy for trade talks with his Italian counterpart and other top officials.
NATO's chief says the 28-member alliance has reached "broad agreement" to seek another meeting with Russia before NATO leaders meet in Warsaw in July.
Kazakhstan is bracing for more protests as the authorities round up more activists amid growing discontent over a controversial land law.
Rescuers have gathered human remains, luggage, and seats from the wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804 in the waters off Egypt, as news reports said smoke may have been detected in a lavatory before the jet crashed.
The White House was put on lockdown by security officials on May 20 after reports of gunshots nearby.