Belarusian human rights activists today said that two convicts were executed last week, triggering protests from European parliamentarians.
Moldovan Economy Minister Valeriu Lazar said his government is unhappy with the degree of integration offered to the country by the European Union.
Britain's Prince Charles made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan today, stopping in Helmand Province where his younger son, Harry, served for 10 weeks until his secret deployment was leaked to the media.
Ukraine's new Prime Minister Mykola Azarov today called for a fresh start in ties with Moscow as he met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to discuss lowering gas prices.
Several Russian opposition groups in St. Petersburg signed a cooperation agreement today, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
An Armenian court has rejected a lawsuit against a controversial mining project that ecologists say would further harm Armenia's shrinking forests, RFE/RL's Armenian Service reports.
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen today told Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili that Georgia will be able to realize its longtime goal of joining NATO once it meets benchmark criteria.
An independent Kyrgyz newspaper today said the leader of a progovernment party came to its offices and damaged some equipment.
Pakistani military air strikes today killed at least 50 suspected militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, news agencies report.
An Armenian nongovernmental organization is holding its second annual Turkish film festival in Yerevan as part of its efforts to promote Turkish-Armenian dialogue, RFE/RL's Armenian Service reports.
Turkey's ambassador to Sweden will resume her duties within days, two weeks after being recalled in protest at Sweden's parliament branding as genocide the World War I killing of Armenians by Ottoman forces.
Two Russian officers were sentenced by a military court today to prison terms of 13 and 15 years for passing military secrets to Georgia ahead of the 2008 war between the ex-Soviet neighbors.