1. Russia blasted the main children's hospital in Kyiv with a missile in broad daylight and rained missiles down on other cities across Ukraine.

2. India's relationship with Russia is based on "mutual trust and mutual respect," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Moscow.

3. Cuba has foiled a plot to sneak arms and ammunition onto the Caribbean island from the US.

4. The NATO meeting’s highlights will include bolstered Ukraine aid, bilateral meetings with Britain’s new leader Keir Starmer and Japan’s new pledge to cement NATO ties.

5. German sportscar maker Porsche said that global vehicle deliveries were down 7% in the first half of the yearcompared to the same period in 2023, primarily driven by a 33% year-on-year drop in China.