On Wednesday, the West warned Russia may face further punitive measures if it does not stop the fighting in eastern Ukraine. On Friday, Ukraine will sign a sweeping trade pack binding the country more closely to the EU.
Tijuana drug cartel leader Fernando Sanchez Arellano was arrested Tuesday while at home watching the telecast of Mexico's soccer team playing in the World Cup. Sanchez Arellano had $100,000 in cash when he was arrested by soldiers before the game ended.
Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has until 5 p.m. today to present his case to FIFA after being seen biting an Italian player Tuesday during a World Cup match. Luis Suarez has been sanctioned twice before for biting. Will Uruguay lose its best offensive player?
South Korea captures soldier: The massive manhunt ended when the sergeant, surnamed Yim, shot himself in the upper left chest as his father and brother approached, pleading with him to surrender, a Defense Ministry official said.
Israeli air raids struck nine targets in neighboring Syria overnight, killing four and wounding nine people. Israel's prime minister on Monday warned that more cross-border attacks from Syria would result in more Israeli airstrikes. Syria called the attack a "flagrant violation" of its sovereignty.
Team USA came from behind, and went ahead 2-1 against Portugal in Sunday's World Cup match. But Portugal scored with seconds left in the game, to take a 2-2 draw. Thursday, USA plays Germany in a battle to go to the next round.