Canadian Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon says G8 ministers have called for greater pressure on Iran to halt its suspect uranium enrichment program.
Jailed Azerbaijani blogger Emin Milli has been offered a place in a prestigious British fellowship program designed for future leaders.
Armenia's Constitutional Court today effectively ordered that opposition figures who were prosecuted for their alleged role in the 2008 postelection unrest but later cleared of all charges be officially declared innocent.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today accepted a request from Pakistan's president to delay the release of a report on the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Georgian authorities have begun releasing Ossetians who were serving prison terms for criminal offenses or facing criminal charges, RFE/RL's Echo of the Caucasus Service reports.
Ukrainian authorities have banned the import of pork from Russia's Southern, Central, and Volga federal districts.
Kyiv officials say they are planning to install video cameras inside the city’s subway cars.
A senior Iraqi education official says the country needs to devote greater resources to teach millions of illiterate Iraqis how to read, RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq (RFI) reports.
Communist Party officials in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhya say they are planning to erect a monument to former Soviet leader Josef Stalin in early May, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.
The Belarus Supreme Court has upheld a Justice Ministry decision not to register a youth opposition movement.
The leader of the Kyrgyz opposition Fatherland (Ata-Meken) party has met with Kazakh investigators in connection with the December killing of prominent Kyrgyz journalist Gennady Pavlyuk.
The top U.S. military commander, Admiral Mike Mullen, today visited Marjah, the focus of a massive U.S.-led military operation in southern Afghanistan.