The main opposition Armenian National Congress (HAK) has reaffirmed its stated intention to use upcoming parliamentary elections to try to and bring down President Serzh Sarkisian.
The World Trade Organization has upheld its ruling that Chinese restrictions on key raw material exports broke trade rules following an appeal by Beijing.
The West is pushing for a new resolution on Syria as fighting raged for a third consecutive day on the outskirts of Damascus on January 30.
President Barack Obama has made a rare admission about U.S. unmanned "drone" aircraft attacks in Pakistani territory -- confirming such attacks take place and suggesting reports of civilian casualties from the strikes are overstated.
Somalia's hard-line Islamist al-Shabaab rebels say they have ordered the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) out of areas the group controls in the south and central parts of the country.
Romania's Supreme Court has sentenced former Romanian Prime Minister Adrian Nastase to two years in prison for corruption, in what is seen as a landmark conviction in the EU member country, which has prosecuted few senior officials.
A Serbian nationalist suspect has filed a 2-million-euro ($2.6 million) claim for compensation from the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, accusing it of human rights violations.
Twenty-five of 27 European Union member states have agreed on a new fiscal treaty that imposes fiscal discipline in the eurozone by asking signatories to introduce a balanced budget rule into their national legislation.
A Russian journalist who went missing in Syria 10 days ago is reportedly alive and well.
Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has offered to extend a three-day visit of United Nations' nuclear experts and expressed optimism that their findings would help ease tensions over Iran's nuclear program.
A suicide bomber has reportedly killed an Islamist militant commander and at least two other people in northwest Pakistan.
Two senior leaders of Russia's unofficial political opposition have made surprise appearances on separate political talk shows on the country's tightly managed state-controlled television.