EU ministers in Brussels have voted to let the Czech Republic host the headquarters of a new European satellite navigation tool that could rival the U.S. government's Global Positioning System (GPS).
Croatian media reports say former Prime Minister Ivo Sanader has been arrested in Austria hours after Croatian authorities issued an international arrest warrant over corruption allegations.
Some 200 protesters have gathered on the central square of the northern Kyrgyz city of Naryn to demand cheaper electricity.
A handful of supporters of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, have picketed the Chinese Consulate building in St. Petersburg.
A gay rights group in Moldova says a young homosexual man committed suicide this week after being intimidated and humiliated by police officers in Chisinau.
The trial of former Kyrgyz parliament deputy Iskhak Masaliev and former Presidential Administration head Usen Sadykov has begun in Bishkek.
Local authorities in southern Tajikistan have ordered an investigation into the suspected suicide of a former district passport office head.
Hundreds of people protested in Azerbaijan today for the right to wear Islamic head scarves in schools, challenging the strictly secular regime.
Moldova's Constitutional Court today ordered a recount of the ballots cast in the November 28 parliamentary election.
A Russian court today overturned the slander conviction of Mikhail Beketov, an independent Russian journalist and environmental campaigner left wheelchair-bound after a brutal 2008 attack.
Several leading Pakistani newspapers issued apologies today for publishing stories based on a fake WikiLeaks dispatch that claimed to quote U.S. officials making derogatory comments about Indian leaders.
A senior Iraqi official has criticized as unreliable and lacking in credibility Transparency International's latest annual report, which lists Iraq among the world's most corrupt countries.