Pakistan's parliament today has taken a key step toward renaming the country's Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP) as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Hundreds of university students have gathered in central Kyiv to demand the resignation of Education and Science Minister Dmitro Tabachnyk.
The offices of one of Moscow's largest construction and investment companies have been searched by police.
Georgia has protested Russian plans to build heliports in its breakaway republic of South Ossetia.
The Supreme Court in Russia's northwestern republic of Karelia today jailed five men from the North Caucasus for starting a fight that was blamed for deadly ethnic violence.
The Armenian government has upheld the legality of a secret order paving the way for military involvement in the suppression of the 2008 opposition protests in Yerevan
A UN war crimes tribunal today rejected an appeal by former Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic to postpone his genocide trial.
Five police officers in Ukraine's southern Odesa Oblast have been arrested for allegedly torturing detainees.
Three teenagers in the southwestern Russian city of Voronezh received suspended sentences today after being found guilty of committing hate crimes.
Police in southern Kyrgyzstan say the daughter of an opposition leader was abducted on March 31 for several hours, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
Sarajevo's mayor says the international television news network Al-Jazeera will buy a local TV and radio station from city authorities and establish a regional news center in the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Eduard Limonov, a leader of the Other Russia opposition coalition, was among demonstrators detained by police during an unsanctioned demonstration on Moscow's Triumfalnaya (Triumph) Square on March 31.