Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has denounced a U.S. Congressional committee for scheduling a vote on a resolution about the Armenian genocide.
Iran's announcement that it plans to expand nuclear fuel production and enrichment plants raises serious concerns about Iran's nuclear intentions, a senior U.S. administration official said today.
France has agreed to sell Moscow a Mistral-class warship and is considering a Russian request for three more -- against the wishes of other NATO members.
Four people have been officially charged with the premeditated murder and robbery of seven shuttle traders last week in the Russian republic of Buryatia.
Hundreds of demonstrators from the eastern Russian city of Angarsk gathered today in the regional capital, Irkutsk, to protest the high cost of utilities and taxes, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
The independent Kazakh publications "Respublika," "Vzglyad," and "Svoboda slova" have officially protested the government's seizure of their newspapers last week.
Chechen officials have released three Russian human rights activists after detaining them for 15 hours.
A senior Russian lawmaker has called on the international community to prepare "serious measures" in response to Iran's announcement that it would start making higher-grade reactor fuel.
The United States and the European Union have said they fear the Iranian government may crack down on opponents during this week's anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution.
Gunmen opened fire at the election office of a former Pakistani government minister, killing four people and wounding two, officials said.
Reformist former President Mohammad Khatami has urged people to attend rallies marking the anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution, when the opposition is expected to revive antigovernment protests.
France belongs to NATO and its willingness to sell Russia advanced technology that could be used in a confrontation with its forces or against its allies has caused concern among other NATO members.