As Israel's prime minister prepares for his fifth official meeting with President Obama this week, the White House has declined to publicly affirm commitments made by President Bush to Israel in 2004 on the final borders of the Jewish state.
A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed about 220 bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy roadside shacks, officials and witnesses said Saturday.
Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic said Wednesday that his country continues to reject Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence, even as the International Court of Justice prepares to rule on the matter.
A senior Iranian official said Thursday that new U.N. sanctions do not ban Russia from delivering sophisticated air-defense missiles to Iran as agreed under a 2007 contract, countering the Russian stance.
The U.N.'s top official in Afghanistan says the Taliban are interested in a political solution because they know they cannot win the war against the U.S.-led coalition or the hearts of Afghans.
The senior and key nuclear inspector for the International Atomic Energy Agency, Olli Heinonen, will be leaving his post at the end of August.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague vowed Thursday that Britain will no longer neglect its allies.
Militants set off a car bomb and stormed the entrance to an airport in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday in a failed attempt to enter the air field used by Afghan and international forces, authorities said. Eight insurgents died in the ensuing gunbattle.
The main union at South Africa's monopoly power supplier says it's ready to strike after rejecting the company's wage offer.