Afghanistan today said it would clarify newly announced restrictions on media coverage of insurgent attacks.
Turkish prosecutors have charged the highest-ranking serving officer yet, a four-star general, in a widening circle of arrests of officers in a country that has hitherto regarded its military as virtually untouchable.
Some 5,000 protesters gathered on February 28 in the Russian city of Chernyakhovsk, in Kaliningrad Oblast, to demand improvements in social services.
Kyrgyzstan's Constitutional Court today ruled that a Bishkek city council regulation on seeking approval to hold mass gatherings is illegal.
Armenian opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrossian has harshly criticized the country's leadership as thousands of his supporters marked the second anniversary of the deadly 2008 postelection violence in Yerevan.
Police today began detaining the leaders of people protesting the reported torture of five murder suspects in Makhachkala, the capital of Daghestan.
Prominent Russian human rights defender and Soviet dissident Sergei Kovalyov is marking his 80th birthday today.
The arrest in Britain of a former Bosnian vice president on a war crimes warrant issued by Serbia has raised an uproar in Bosnia and is likely to exacerbate tensions between Sarajevo and Belgrade.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev today urged French investors to help modernize Russia's economy.
China today insisted there is still room for talks to resolve the standoff over Iran's nuclear program.
The speaker of Ukraine's parliament has announced that Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's ruling coalition collapsed today when it failed to show it still had a majority.
U.S. naval forces started exercises with Georgia's coast guard today along the Black Sea coast, in a sign of Washington's support for the government of President Mikheil Saakashvili.