The U.S. ambassador to Moldova said today that a planned antimissile shield in neighboring Romania would only enhance the region's security and have absolutely no negative impact on Moldova.
Representatives of Armenia's main pro-government and opposition parties have offered different assessments of Human Rights Ombudsman Armen Harutiunian's job performance, RFE/RL's Armenian Service reports.
Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian today urged Turkey to act on its fence-mending agreements with Yerevan, warning that a continued delay could roll back the "historic" rapprochement between the two countries.
A former Montenegrin policeman has been chosen to receive an award for his refusal to participate in the deportation of Bosnian Muslims during the Bosnian war.
The international community is willing to help Iran procure medical isotopes from abroad, the U.S. State Department said today.
A new frenzy of rumors spread about the fate of Pakistan Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud today, but a U.S. counterterrorism official said he could not definitively confirm the death of the militant.
An Iranian court has confirmed a jail sentence of five years for a reformist former industries minister over his role in unrest that erupted after last year's disputed election, ISNA news agency reported today.
Exiled Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky said today it was outrageous to claim he was responsible for the death of his friend Aleksandr Litvinenko, a former KGB agent who was murdered in London in 2006.
The Romanian parliament today approved a new ambassador to Moldova amid signs of renewed friendship between the two countries, RFE/RL's Moldovan Service reports.
After months of delay, the European Parliament has approved the next European Commission, paving the way for the executive to take office nearly four months later than planned.
At least 170 people, mostly children, were hospitalized today after drinking tainted milk in the eastern Russian republic of Sakha, formely known as Yakutia, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
At least 24 bodies have been recovered and 40 other people are feared dead after avalanches swept vehicles into a ravine and trapped cars in a mountain pass overnight, Afghanistan's Interior Minister said today.