Moscow authorities agreed to allow a For Fair Elections rally in February
Bosnia-Herzegovina's war crimes court has upheld a 31-year prison sentence against a former Bosnian Serb police officer convicted on genocide charges in connection with the 1995 massacre of Muslims at Srebrenica.
Authorities in Kazakhstan announce charges against government critics and police in connection with deadly violence that reverberated through the country last month, but international rights watchdogs accuse them of politically motivated prosecutions.
Serbia's war crimes prosecutor has rejected war crimes allegations raised by a Belgrade-based human rights group against the country's new armed forces chief of staff, General Ljubisa Dikovic.
Reports from Iraq say Mullah Nadhum al-Jubouri, a leader of a Sunni militia fighting Al-Qaeda militants, was killed in Baghdad on January 24.
Pakistan's prime minister has distanced himself from earlier remarks that the military had acted unconstitutionally.
The World Bank is making $27 billion available for countries in central and eastern Europe and Central Asia hit hard by the eurozone crisis.
The number of Kyrgyz inmates, who have sewn their mouths shut protesting the authorities’ decision to feed the inmates on hunger strike by force, has reached 1,300.
Russia’s only independent election monitor has announced that it would deploy 2,000 observers at the March 4 presidential elections in spite of facing what it describes as intensifying harassment from authorities.
The oldest son of French President Nicolas Sarkozy left a hospital in Ukraine’s Black Sea city of Odesa after spending a day there after an apparent attack of food poisoning.
A court in Montenegro has sentenced four former Yugoslav army soldiers to up to four years in prison for war crimes committed against ethnic Croatian prisoners of war during the 1991-1995 Croatian conflict.
Russian election officials register Mikhail Prokhorov as a presidential candidate, while incumbent and Putin protege Dmitry Medvedev won't rule out a future bid for the presidency.