Spain's government is expected to hold a crisis meeting and officials say a national emergency could be declared if civilian air traffic controllers do not return to their jobs.
Two people have been killed when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport.
Bombs targeting Iranian pilgrims have exploded in Baghdad, killing at least seven people and wounding more than two dozen others.
Kyrgyzstan's troubled new parliament has renewed its attempt to form a coalition, just days after its first alliance collapsed.
Iranian Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi has accused the UN atomic watchdog of including "spies" among the inspectors it sends to Iran to monitor the nation's controversial nuclear program.
Officials say the biggest forest fire in Israel's history continues to burn out of control, and countries from around the world are sending aid to help fire crews conquer the blaze.
The United States has returned to Russia 21 historical documents -- some hundreds of years old -- that were stolen from archives in Moscow and St. Petersburg after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
In the United States, a 23-year-old Russian man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he operated an e-mail business that violated U.S. laws against "spam," or unwanted e-mails, to make money through fraudulent products.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on Iran to be "constructive" at talks on its controversial nuclear program due to take place with world powers next week.
An ethnic Uzbek has been jailed for life after being found guilty of killing a doctor during ethnic clashes in southern Kyrgyzstan in June.
Kyrgyz authorities in the southern region of Batken have started buying property belonging to Tajik citizens along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border.
The underground Belarusian Free Theater (BST) will stage two performances in London on December 5.