Two suspected U.S. drone attacks today in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border reportedly killed at least 12 people.
Three Americans detained in Iran last year and accused of spying have been allowed to telephone their families, although formal consular access has not been granted, the U.S. State Department said today.
About 100 people rallied in the central Russian city of Chelyabinsk today to protest the unchecked prices of utilities and retirees' low pensions.
Moldovan Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Popov said the Russian Foreign Ministry was "understanding" of Chisinau's plan for European integration.
The head of a village in the southern Kyrgyz region of Osh has been sacked for beating a local journalist.
The Baku appeals court has upheld the prison sentences handed down last November to bloggers Adnan Hajizada and Emin Milli.
The U.S. Embassy in Armenia has publicly honored a young Armenian activist who was prosecuted for publicizing alleged sexual and other abuse at a Yerevan boarding school, RFE/RL's Armenian Service reports.
The only school in Simferopol where all subjects are taught in Ukrainian is seeking to offer new classes to meet high demand, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.
The European Parliament has condemned Belarus's clampdown on its ethnic Polish minority, in a row that has strained ties between Brussels and Minsk.
A business associate of Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev's son says he will step down as head of his company after a warrant was issued for his arrest in Italy.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych pushed today for a new ruling coalition within the week to avoid snap elections and tackle a deep economic crisis.
Some 3,000 people rallied today in the central Kyrgyz city of Naryn to demand that President Kurmanbek Bakiev's son, Maksim, resign as head of a state agency and leave the country.