Armenian parliament speaker Hovik Abrahamian has announced his resignation to work as a campaign manager for the ruling party in next year's elections.
The leader of the ultranationalist "Russians" movement says Moscow police have "warned" him on the eve of the so-called "Russian March" on November 4.
Police in western Kazakhstan say they have arrested a suspect in the killing of a striking oil worker.
At a one-day conference on Afghanistan in Istanbul, regional and Western powers pledged support for the country's sovereignty and stability.
Viktor Bout, the notorious Russian arms dealer dubbed “the merchant of death,” was found guilty by a U.S. jury today in a case which that has sparked tensions with Moscow. Bout now potentially faces life behind bars.
The Arab League says Syria has agreed to withdraw its military from cities, along with other steps, as part of an Arab initiative to end the turmoil and bloodshed in the country.
The Kyrgyz Embassy in Moscow has expressed concern over the increasing number of schemes that swindle Kyrgyz nationals seeking Russian citizenship.
The Ukrainian authorities have limited Uzbekistan to exporting only three new cars to Ukraine per year in response to high import taxes on Ukrainian-made vehicles.
Defense Minister Ehud Barak hailed the missile test as a breakthrough, saying it was "an important step in Israel's rocket and space progress."
The wives and fiancee of three jailed Belarusian opposition politicians say their lives are at risk.
Medical officials and activists say at least 13 people were killed and more than 40 others wounded in renewed clashes in Yemen's capital and its second city.
Jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has asked the European Union to go ahead with a planned association agreement with Ukraine despite its disapproval of her imprisonment.