The Egyptian president's national security adviser said on Wednesday that a "military coup" was under way and army and police violence was expected to remove pro-Morsi demonstrators. A travel ban was issued for Morsi and leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Sumatra earthquake: A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck Indonesia's Aceh province on the island of Sumatra Tuesday, triggering a landslide and killing at least six people. The earthquake also damaged more than 300 buildings.
Suicide bombers detonated a car bomb at a NATO compound in Kabul early Tuesday and attacked guards with small-arms fire, killing four guards and two civilians, police said. All four suicide attackers were also killed.
Wimbledon 2013: With the early exits by Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Maria Sharapova, who's left? Wimbledon 2013 Week 2 starts today with Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray still in it. But there's also a host of new names contending at Wimbledon.
Nelson Mandela: Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu said South Africans were praying for Nelson Mandela's "comfort and dignity." President Obama and his family visited Robben Island prison where Mandela was confined for 18 of his 27 years in captivity.
On Sunday, two bombs targeting military troops killed 21 and wounded dozens in northwestern Pakistan. The attacks came as British Prime Minister David Cameron was visiting Pakistan to pledge aid for fighting terrorism
In an effort to gain leverage over the Ecuadorean government, the Obama administration has indefinitely delayed the planned elimination of tariffs on the import of roses from Ecuador. Without the rose benefit, Ecuadorean flower growers worry their trade relationship with the US may be damaged.
Secretary of State John Kerry completed negotiations with Israel and Palestine without striking a deal for the two countries to re-engage in peace talks. However, Kerry said all sides were cautiously optimistic, and plans to return to the region soon.
Serbia: After decades of transformation, the former Yugoslav republic will begin negotiating to join the EU in January 2014. Once considered a pariah because of its role in the collapse of Yugoslavia, Serbia has made democratic reforms and captured fugitives wanted for war crimes.
Silvio Berlusconi: A close associate of the former Italian prime minister described his bunga bunga parties as 'excess, abuse of power and degradation.' On Monday, Burlusconi was sentenced to seven years in jail for paying for sex with a minor and abuse of office.
Edward Snowden: As the press and public focus on Snowden's location and where he may move next, some worry the former National Security Agency contractor is overshadowing the underlying debate over government collection of data.