EU finance ministers are meeting in Brussels to discuss establishing a "stabilization mechanism" to prevent the Greek debt crisis from spreading.
Iraq's election commission says it has sent results from 17 of Iraq's provinces in its March 7 poll for ratification by the Supreme Court, with Baghdad the lone exception.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said today the Pakistani Taliban was behind the attempted Times Square car bombing in New York.
Troops from the United States, Britain, France, and Poland marched alongside Russian soldiers through Moscow's Red Square for the first time to mark the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.
The Russian and U.S. embassies in Kyrgyzstan have issued a rare joint statement congratulating Kyrgyz on the celebration of Victory Day.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has signed a decree to abolish private notary offices because they are creating a "criminal situation."
A senior Palestinian official today announced the start of indirect peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
Reports from southern Russia say a car bomb exploded near a military base in the Daghestan region today, killing at least one person.
Two human rights activists were detained by police in the western Belarusian town of Berastse on May 7.
Three skinheads have been found guilty of murder by a court in the western Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod.
Journalists at two Ukrainian television stations say censorship is occurring again at the country's commercial TV stations.
Five people, including one woman, were reportedly hanged today in Tehran for having carried out a series of "terrorist acts."