A suicide bomber targeted a convoy of foreign troops near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on August 2, causing casualties, NATO's mission in Afghanistan says.
Russia is disputing a report by the Reuters news agency that shows higher Russian casualties in Syria than has been officially reported.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has told leaders of the Western Balkans that the United States will continue to hold Russia “accountable for its actions.”
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence praised Montenegrin leaders on August 1 for standing up to "Russian pressure" on his final stop of an Eastern European tour aimed at reassuring U.S. allies in the region.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he plans to meet with Russian Foreign Secretary Sergei Lavrov in Manila during the weekend of August 5-6.