Former Belarusian presidential candidate Uladzimer Nyaklyaeu has been barred from travelling abroad to receive medical treatment.
A former Kyrgyz security officer convicted of murdering an independent journalist says he will go on a hunger strike in a Kazakh jail to protest his sentence.
Less than a month before the December 4 elections to the Russian State Duma, the Moscow-based NGO Golos (Vote) says it has registered more than 1,000 violations of election-related laws.
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says Georgia needs further reforms to get a full-time membership in the military alliance.
The mother of an Uzbek man accused of threatening to kill U.S. President Barack Obama says he is innocent and was "used by some radicals as a puppet.
An ex-employee of Russia's state property agency who was punished after saying that the authorities fraudulently sold a stake in the oil giant Yukos has had his parole request turned down.
Five women in Ufa, the capital of the Russian republic of Bashkortostan, have begun a hunger strike demanding overdue apartments they have paid for.
The Kazakh Prosecutor-General's Office says that four alleged members of a terrorist group called Jund Al-Khilafah (Soldiers of the Caliphate) were responsible for bombings in the western city of Atyrau on October 31.
Rights activists say at least 12 people were killed today by Syrian security forces, mainly in the central cities of Hama and Homs.
The U.S. military has handed over to the Iraqi government its second-largest base in Iraq.
Talks on forming a new Greek government will continue after the smallest party in the coalition talks walked out on the third day.
Russia and Georgia have signed a bilateral deal unblocking Russia's bid to join the World Trade Organization.