England's women beat Germany for the first time in 21 attempts in the third place playoff at the women's soccer World Cup. The match went to extra time before England secured the win with a penalty.
The itinerary appears innocuous - on his trip to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay, Pope Francis will meet three heads of state and millions of faithful. But politically, the trip to his home continent is highly charged.
Members of Germany's euroskeptic AfD hope they've put a contentious power struggle behind them by electing conservative Frauke Petry their leader. She had previously shared the role with rival Bernd Lucke.
President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has said that the situation in Sinai is "totally stable." The president's statement comes amid a growing insurgency in North Sinai.
World powers and Iran have moved slightly closer to reaching a historic nuclear deal. There's been cautious agreement on lifting sanctions - one of the main sticking points - but several points of contention remain.
Kyiv originally invited Alexander Kvitashvili of Georgia to come fix Ukraine's corrupt healthcare system. Now the government has unceremoniously thrown him out of office. The ecology minister has been forced out as well.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has launched an offensive to reclaim territory from extremist Islamist group ISIS. The terrorist organization has also been fighting elsewhere in the Middle East, including Syria.
Athens will seal a debt deal regardless of the referendum's results, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has told a German newspaper. He accused his German counterpart of wanting a Grexit over two years ago.
In its latest publication, Wikileaks has released a list of Brazilian targets monitored by the US National Security Agency (NSA). The list includes Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff and many of the country's ambassadors.
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At least 55 people have been killed in an attack by suicide bombers in a Nigerian village near Maiduguri. According to local residents, the bombers were women who had exploded themselves in the midst of fleeing people.