- A tropical depression has formed off the coast of Belize and forecasters say it is expected to bring as much as five inches of rain to parts of Belize, Guatemala, northern Honduras and southern Mexico.
- Astronauts of the Shenzhou-10 spacecraft started their scientific and technological experiments in space on Friday, after they spent their first night on the space module Tiangong-1 on Thursday night.
- Iran reformists dance in streets for new moderate president... NKorea proposes talks with Washington... Anti-Putin crusader running for Moscow mayor... Egypt cuts relations with Syrian government... Russia questions Syrian chemical weapons evidence... Riot police disperse protesters in Istanbul park... Al-Qaida's Iraq head disagrees with Al-Qaida leader...
- A Chinese man, who claimed to have electrocuted an alien and stored the body in his freezer, confessed to the police that he faked the whole story, state media reported on Wednesday (July 12).
- Insider attack kills 3 Americans in Afghanistan... Car bomb kills 7 people in central Syrian city as government troops press offensive north... 7 killed in clashes in eastern Libya's Benghazi... Pakistan summons US envoy over drone strike... Turkey's prime minister's party rules out early poll as anti-government protests enter 9th day... Number of Indians killed in Brazil on the rise... Venezuelan President Maduro says no to restricted food sales... South Africa government says Nelson Mandela is in 'serious but stable' condition at a hospital... Boat with up to 60 migrants sinks in Indian Ocean... Is Cambodia trying to deny Khmer Rouge atrocities from the 1970s?... China Court: 11 years for jailed Nobel winner's relative... Pooches, owners march for more dog-friendly Paris...