A court in Kosovo has sentenced a former ethnic Albanian guerrilla fighter to 18 years in prison for murdering a civilian during the 1998-99 separatist war against Serbia.
Christian organizations in Minsk filed a lawsuit today against police in connection with the violent dispersal on November 22 of Christians gathered in the Belarusian capital's October Square.
The whereabouts of a jailed former Belarusian presidential candidate remains unclear.
The widow of former Russian security agent Aleksandr Litvinenko, who died of radiation poisoning in London five years ago, says she will continue to fight for justice for him.
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A Kazakh activist has filed a lawsuit against a court in Almaty, claiming she was wrongfully imprisoned earlier this year.
The issue of financial support for Kyrgyz children infected with the HIV-virus through contaminated blood transfusions will be discussed by the full parliament on November 25.
Bahrain's king says officials involved in abuses during a crackdown on antigovernment protests earlier this year will be held accountable and replaced.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and the opposition have signed a power transfer deal in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an apology for a military campaign that killed thousands of Kurds in southeast Turkey at the end of the 1930s.
The prosecutor at the tax-evasion trial of prominent Belarusian human rights activist Ales Byalyatski has asked for a five-year prison term.
Activists say Syrian forces have shot dead at least four civilians in the latest surge of violence in Syria ahead of Arab League talks aimed at ending the bloodshed.