Interim President Jakup Krasniqi today announced snap elections for Kosovo on December 12 after parliament backed a no-confidence motion, bringing down the government that led the country to independence from Serbia in 2008.
Reports from Baghdad say at least 36 people were killed today in a series of apparently coordinated blasts in the Iraqi capital.
A German official said a suspicious package found at Chancellor Angela Merkel's office today was personally addressed to Merkel and "would have been able to harm people."
The head of Kyrgyzstan's Ata-Meken party, Omurbek Tekebaev, says his party has not joined official talks on forming a ruling coalition in Kyrgyzstan's new parliament.
Armed police raided the Moscow headquarters of a bank owned by Russian media and banking tycoon Aleksandr Lebedev on November 2.
Kosovo's parliament has overwhelmingly backed a no-confidence motion, bringing down the government that led the country to independence in 2008 and triggering early elections.
One of the three young Americans charged by Tehran with spying says she can't make any decision for the time being about returning to Iran for trial.
The trial of the former chief of Kyrgyzstan's National Guard, who is charged with ordering police to shoot at antigovernment protesters, has been postponed by the Supreme Court.
Serbian President Boris Tadic is due to visit a wartime atrocity site in Croatia this week to pay respects to Croat hospital patients killed by Serb forces during the 1991 war.
Protestant Christians in Minsk have asked Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka to protect an embattled evangelical church in the capitalю
A court in the central Russian city of Barnaul has given a suspended sentence of engaging in extremist activities and illegal possession of weapons to an activist of the opposition Other Russia movement
Some 100 people in Bishkek's Akjar suburb have unblocked the main road near the largest Central Asian bazaar after Bishkek authorities promised to allocate money to provide the district with electricity and running water.