A second-string Wales team twice came from behind to beat Asian champions Japan 22-18 in the opener of their two-Test series.
Brazil's current side are not good enough to win the Confederations Cup, football legend Pele has said.
A gunman has killed at least four people in a shooting rampage in the US state of California before police shot him dead in a college library.
The All Blacks have stretched their Eden Park winning streak to 30 in 19 years after beating France 23-13 in an untidy encounter.
Militants have blown up a historic building in violence-plagued southwest Pakistan after shooting dead a guard in a predawn attack.
The second hearing in the new trial of Egypt's fallen dictator Hosni Mubarak is to take place, after he successfully appealed against a life sentence.
The White House has insisted President Barack Obama's looming trip to Africa is long overdue and it will be a great 'bang for the buck'.
Mali's rebel Tuaregs are ready to sign a deal that would pave the way for nationwide polls but interim authorities have demanded further amendments.
The United States has urged Zimbabwe to allow international monitors to watch elections due to be held by late July.
With results in from 10% of the polling stations, Hassan Rowhani has a clear lead, with 49.87% of the vote in Iran's presidential election.