The gulf between Israel and the US on one hand - and Arab states and much of the rest of the world on the other - couldn't really be greater.
Donald Trump has pulled out of giving evidence at his New York civil fraud trial.
Three shepherd dogs have mauled a woman to death in her garden in Greece.
A guest at the Ritz in Paris who suspected hotel staff of stealing a £637,000 diamond ring will be reunited with her jewellery - after it was found in a vacuum cleaner.
Russia has become stronger as a result of the conflict in Ukraine - just as it did by defeating Hitler and Napoleon, its foreign minister has claimed.
Parts of Australia are facing extreme heat, with temperatures hitting a record-breaking 43.5C (110F) in Sydney.
The children of jailed Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi have accepted this year's Nobel Peace Prize on her behalf at a ceremony in Oslo.
Homes and cars have been seriously damaged and police have told the public to "avoid the area" after a possible tornado hit an Irish village.
"Every day there is like hell. Abnormal fear, zero sleep."
A US Air Force pilot safely ejected before his F-16 fighter jet crashed into the sea off South Korea's coast, US and South Korean military officials have said.