WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said he will not leave the sanctuary of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London even if Sweden stops pursuing sexual assault claims against him because he fears arrest on the order of the US.
US President Barack Obama wants to reduce deployed nuclear weapons by up to a third and revive negotiations with Russia.
The US state of Alaska is enjoying a rare heat wave, with temperatures topping 27C in Anchorage.
US talks with the Taliban are likely to be held within the "next few days" in Qatar, a senior US official said tonight.
The G8 summit in Enniskillen has finished, with leaders agreeing on a series of measures on tax, trade and transparency which they hope will boost economies in the developed and developing world.
Four US forces have been killed in an attack on Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, a US official said tonight, speaking on condition of anonymity.
Two suicide bombers have targeted a Shia mosque in Baghdad, killing 29 people and wounding 55 more.
An estimated 200,000 demonstrators marched through the streets of Brazil's biggest cities last night.