Moldovan Prime Minister Vlad Filat says he regrets Russia's announcement that it will open voting booths in Moldova's separatist Transdniester region for the upcoming Russian elections.
Outgoing Kyrgyz President Roza Otunbaeva has publicly apologized for her failure to prevent deadly ethnic clashes in the country last year.
More than a dozen inmates at a labor camp in northern Kazakhstan have been sentenced for organizing a riot in the camp last year.
NATO says Pakistan has resumed some cooperation with U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan following NATO strikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.
The first formal talks since 2006 on Moldova's two-decade conflict with its breakaway region of Transdniester have opened in Lithuania's capital, Vilnius.
A Moscow court has prolonged for a further six months the detention of ailing businesswoman Natalya Gulevich.
Russian authorities have launched an investigation into the alleged attempted murder of Andrei Lugovoi, who is wanted in Britain as a suspect in the killing of former Russian security agent Aleksandr Litvinenko in 2006.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says his country and Iraq are entering "a new stage of strategic relations," as U.S. troops prepare to pull out of the country by the end of the year.
Kazakh police have arrested six suspected associates of an alleged terrorist who killed seven people in the southern city of Taraz earlier this month.
he number of Kyrgyz citizens who required official help to return home from de facto slavery abroad doubled this year.
The world's major central banks have moved to make it easier for banks to get dollars if they need them, in a coordinated effort to reduce the strains on the global financial system.
Leka Zogu, the son of Albania's former king, has died at age 72, in a Tirana hospital.