Russian soccer fans celebrated late into the night after the host team of the World Cup again exceeded expectations and defeated Spain, ranked No. 10 in the world by FIFA.
White House national security adviser John Bolton says that he has discussed Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Afghan officials say at least 19 people were killed when a suicide bomber targeted a group of Hindus and Sikhs on their way to meet the country’s president in the eastern province on Nangarhar.
Tens of thousands of people have gathered in the center of Moldova's capital for another protest rally against the invalidation of last month's mayoral election.
The Russian military says it has downed unidentified drones near its Hmeimim airbase in western Syria.
A suicide bomber has targeted a storage site in northern Iraq containing ballot boxes from the May parliamentary elections, wounding at least 19 people, officials say.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Russia to protest against the government's plan to raise the retirement age.
Hundreds of demonstrators protesting against shortages of drinking water in southwestern Iran have clashed with police, local media report.
UNESCO has added eight pre-Islamic Iranian archeological sites to its World Heritage List, raising the number of Iran cultural places on the UN agency's list to 24.
The Pakistani government says it has granted another extension to a deadline for the forced repatriation of some 2 million Afghan refugees.
Close allies of U.S. President Donald Trump have told a "Free Iran" rally in Paris that the end of the Iranian regime is near and that sanctions against the country will be "greater, greater, and greater."
World soccer's governing body has fined the Russian and Serbian federations after racist banners were displayed by fans during recent World Cup matches.