LONDON/BRUSSELS - European leaders told Britain to act quickly to resolve the political and economic chaos unleashed by its vote to leave the European Union.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand lower court rulings that blocked restrictions on doctors who perform abortions in Mississippi and Wisconsin a day after the court struck down a similar measure in Texas.
ERBIL, Iraq It was barely more than a squiggle, but the mark of a single letter sprayed overnight on a wall in the heart of Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliphate was a daring act of dissent.
MOSCOW/ANKARA The Kremlin sought to dampen Turkey's hopes for a swift restoration of normal relations on Tuesday, a day after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan expressed regret over the downing of a Russian warplane last year.
VATICAN CITY Former pope Benedict made one of his rare public appearances on Tuesday to be feted by his successor Pope Francis, two days after Francis denied reports that Benedict was still exercising influence in the Vatican.
BEIRUT The Lebanese government warned on Tuesday of a heightened terrorist threat after eight suicide bombers targeted a Christian village at the border with Syria, the latest spillover of its conflict into Lebanon.
Both Republican Donald Trump and the head of the biggest U.S. union federation, a top ally of Democrat Hillary Clinton, will double down on the trade issue in dueling speeches on Tuesday in the battle for blue-collar voters in the November presidential election.
MOSCOW Russia's Defense Ministry on Tuesday said a U.S. destroyer had dangerously approached a Russian warship in the Mediterranean Sea on June 17, protesting at what it said was a flagrant violation by U.S. sailors of rules to avoid collisions at sea.