As the U.S. House of Representatives get ready to vote on new, tougher, sanctions against Russia, Brussels appears prepared to protect its ability to determine for itself what's good for its own energy security.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says Turkey remains a candidate for European Union membership despite serious concerns that its human rights record could prevent fresh accession talks.
Russia's Federation Council has approved a bill that would prohibit the use of Internet proxy services -- including virtual private networks, or VPNs.
Russian President Vladimir Putin met on July 25 with the Iraqi vice president and former prime minister, Nuri al-Maliki, in the town of Strelna near St. Petersburg.
U.S. President Donald Trump has criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling his former ally "very weak" in investigating intelligence leaks and for failing to probe former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
An Afghan official says the Taliban has seized control of a district in southeastern Afghanistan, the third to fall to the militants in as many days.