Spokesman says military has been authorised to counter US aggression with "powerful practical military counteraction".
Three people on trial for 2011 killing of environmentalists Jose Claudio da Silva and his wife Maria do Espirito Santo.
Afghan president says he will not seek third term and that his track record will be judged better when he steps down.
Palestinian fighters fire rockets into southern Israel after Israeli aircraft hit targets in Hamas-ruled territory.
An Arab Stabilization Plan focuses on job creation through critical infrastructure investments to achieve economic stability and curb extremism
Israeli defence minister says Israel will not tolerate any attacks on its territory and will retaliate against source.
At least seven dead after suicide bombers in Afghan army uniforms attack government compound to free Taliban prisoners.
Four sisters aged between 19 and 24 in north India received burns after two men on motorbike splashed them with acid.
Egypt and Morocco are also progressing with plans to stimulate Islamic finance and sell sharia-compliant debt as they seek new forms of funding
Police seize $1.7bn in assets which include 43 wind and solar energy companies, 98 properties and 66 bank accounts.
President's office says anti-apartheid icon is responding "satisfactorily" to treatment after a week in hospital.
More than 5,000 people expected to testify in commission on child-sexual abuse in state and religious institutions.
Residents of Arsal say two or three missiles hit the area, and houses have been affected. No casualties reported so far.
Project aims to find cures for conditions such as epilepsy, autism, schizophrenia and Alzheimer's by mapping human brain
Samoa Air CEO defends new policy, calling it the "concept of the future" and "the fairest way to travel".
Hundreds of Al-Azhar university students protest mass food poisoning after consuming meal served in their dormitories.
As part of his 'campaign against corruption', Putin orders Russian officials to close foreign bank accounts by July 1.
Move paves way for long-anticipated general election late this month in what is expected to be a tightly-contested race.
Senate vote paves the way for Uruguay to become the second country in Latin America to legalise same-sex marriage.
Proposal backed by gun lobby touts armed security personnel as part of solution to end school violence.