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A suicide truck bomb in southern Afghanistan on June 30 killed two civilians and wounded more than 40, officials said, in the latest attack since the Taliban began their annual offensive.
The United States has no "solid evidence" that Jordan and Turkey are considering seeking a buffer zone in Syria, the State Department said on June 29.
The US wiretapped two of France's economy ministers and spied on the country's largest companies, French media reported citing WikiLeaks documents, just days after it emerged the US had spied on three of the country's leaders
An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed on June 30 shortly after take-off, exploding in a fireball in a city residential area and killing at least 20 people.
Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, departed Tehran for Vienna with nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi and Hossein Fereydoon, a brother and close aide to President Hassan Rouhani, for nuclear talks, state news agency IRNA reported on June 30
A French woman was charged and remanded in custody on June 29 accused of seducing and killing an elderly man and poisoning three others on the French Riviera.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed an attack on two Huthi rebel leaders in Sanaa on June 29 night that medics said had killed at least 28 people, including eight women.
Two people were feared dead and two others seriously injured after a man apparently set himself on fire aboard a moving shinkansen bullet train in Japan on June 30.
Mexico will not send a contestant to this year's Miss Universe pageant after part owner and TV personality Donald Trump made comments insulting Mexicans, Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on June 29
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
DEMIR KAPIJA, Macedonia - Agence France-Presse
Fleeing their trouble-torn countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, streams of EU-bound migrants are driving an unexpected trade in a quiet town in Macedonia -- bicycles.
TUNISIA - Agence France-Presse
ISIL has claimed responsibility for a massacre in a Tunisian seaside resort that killed nearly 40 people, most of them British tourists, in the worst attack in the country’s recent history
S.Africa may quit ICC over Bashir row: Presidency
South Africa said June 25 it may withdraw from the International Criminal Court after an outcry over the government's refusal to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide charges.
Car bomb targeting UAE officials kills 3 Somali soldiers in Mogadishu
At least three people were killed when a car bomb targeting military trainers from the United Arab Emirates hit their convoy in the Somali capital but the officials were unharmed, police said on June 24.
SANAA - Agence France-Presse
YEREVAN, Armenia - The Associated Press
Street protests in the Armenian capital against a hike in electricity prices grew on June 23 evening, with an estimated 7,000 people joining a second attempt to march toward the presidential residence even after riot police had used water cannons to forcefully disperse demonstrators.
New York prison break ends with shooting of 2nd fugitive
David Sweat, one of two New York state inmates who escaped from prison three weeks ago, was shot by police near the Canadian border and rushed to a local hospital on June 28, two days after his accomplice was killed, authorities said.
U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of gay marriage nationwide
The Supreme Court ruled on June 26 that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry in a historic triumph for the American gay rights movement
ST PETERSBURG / KYIV
Russia may toughen its response to sanctions imposed by the European Union over the crisis in Ukraine if the bloc extends its measures against Moscow, a Kremlin aide said on June 18
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - Agence France-Presse
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he planned to meet his US counterpart John Kerry on June 30 in Vienna where global powers are engaged in make-or-break nuclear talks with Iran
UN says progress made in Cyprus talks
Rival Cypriot leaders have made progress on the prickly core issues of putting the divided island back together again, UN envoy Espen Barth Eide said on June 29
Tunisia to boost security, arm tourist police after attack
Tunisia said it would arm tourism police and deploy hundreds of reinforcements as authorities moved to boost security after a jihadist gunned down 38 people at a seaside resort in an attack claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
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