Israel's prime minister issued a stern warning Sunday to Gaza's Hamas rulers after a weekend of rocket attacks from the Palestinian territory on Israeli communities.
As the war in Afghanistan faces a loss of public and congressional support and U.S. casualties rise sharply, the Obama administration is painting its goals for the war as humble and achievable while warning there is no quick fix.
The Pentagon's top official says that WikiLeaks is morally guilty for releasing classified U.S. documents on the Afghan war, saying that he was "mortified" by the leak and its potential to harm U.S. troops and their Afghan allies.
July was Iraq's deadliest month in more than two years, according to new official figures, suggesting that a resilient insurgency is successfully taking advantage of the months of deadlock in forming a new government.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates predicts that only a small number of U.S. forces will come home from Afghanistan when a presidentially mandated withdrawal begins a year from now.
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Sunday that the U.S. military has a plan to attack Iran, although he thinks a strike is probably a bad idea.
French opposition lawmakers and media attacked a host of new government proposals targeting Gypsies and immigrants suspected of crimes, charging Sunday that President Nicolas Sarkozy was pandering to the far right in a bid to boost his popularity.
The top U.S. military officer said Sunday that the Pentagon is trying to protect Afghans who may be at risk from Taliban retaliation following the publication of tens of thousands of secret war documents.