A senior Russian diplomat has warned the West against trying to paralyze Iran by targeting the Islamic Republic's energy and banking sectors with crippling sanctions.
Iran has accused the new head of the UN nuclear agency of issuing a misleading and unbalanced report on Iran's atomic activities, saying he omitted important information.
A former Iranian diplomat who resigned to protest Tehran's crackdown against opposition demonstrators says he and his family are being threatened and harassed by Iranian officials, RFE/RL's Radio Farda reports.
Armenia's human rights ombudsman says jailed opposition journalist Nikol Pashinian should have his prison sentence cut by half in line with the amnesty declared by the parliament last year, RFE/RL's Armenian Service reports.
A memo from the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) to his staff describes the poor recruitment rate months after a deadly attack on the UN compound in Kabul, RFE/RL reports.
Cuban President Raul Castro has expressed regret about the hunger strike death of political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo and said he was not tortured or executed because neither practice exists in Cuba, according to a state-run website.
The European Parliament today was the epicenter of an ongoing campaign in which Belarusian civil-society activists are seeking greater EU support in their struggle with that country's autocratic authorities.
Prague is hosting a "Crimes of Communism" conference aimed at exploring the legacy of communism in Europe -- and considering threats to democracy today.
The presidents of Russia and the United States agreed today to urge their negotiators to speed up work and prepare for signing a new START deal to cut strategic nuclear weapons, the Kremlin said in a statement.
Four detainees held at the controversial U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba have been transferred to Albania and Spain, the Justice Department said today.
Seven senior Turkish military officers were charged today over an alleged plot to topple a government that secularist hard-liners fear is pursuing a hidden Islamist agenda.
In the first case of its kind, top executives with the Internet company Google have been convicted of privacy violations over an online video uploaded by a user, a verdict the company says could threaten Internet freedom.