• Mogherini Announces Iran Talks To Go Past Deadline
    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini announced that talks between Iran and six world powers over Iran's nuclear program would continue beyond the extended deadline of July 7. Speaking in Vienna, she said negotiating teams would stay in place and keep working. The aim is an agreement under which Iran curbs its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions being lifted. (Reuters)
  • Russia Stiffens Charges Against Jailed Ukrainian Pilot
    Investigators in Russia have increased the seriousness of charges against captive Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, accusing her of direct participation in the killing of two Russian reporters.
  • Drone Strikes In Eastern Afghanistan Kill Militants Loyal To IS
    Two drone strikes targeted militants loyal to Islamic State in Afghanistan on July 7 -- killing between 25 and 49 insurgents, according to differing estimates by Afghan and foreign officials.
  • Malala Calls For Eight Days Of Military Spending Cuts To Fund Education
    Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai on July 7 urged world leaders to cut “eight days of military spending” in order to fund access for all children in the world to a free education.
  • Suicide Bomber Targets NATO Convoy In Kabul
    The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing directed at NATO vehicles in Kabul on July 7. No foreign forces were harmed in the attack, which injured at least three people.
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