Run-off mayoral elections were held in 25 of Kosovo's 38 municipalities on December 1, where no candidate received the required 50 percent of votes to be declared the winner.
China has launched a rocket to the moon with a rover aboard that will explore part of the lunar surface.
Protesters try to penetrate police lines, with a tractor ramming barricades surrounding the building of the presidential administration in Kyiv.
The Iranian foreign minister is visiting Kuwait in his first visit to the Western-allied Gulf state since Tehran and the West struck a nuclear deal last month.
The United Nations has expressed concern over escalating violence against aid workers in Afghanistan.
Thousands have taken to the streets of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, calling on the government to resign after it failed to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union.
A kidnapped doctor in Pakistan's restive southwestern province of Balochistan has been freed.
The United States has urged North Korea to release an 85-year-old U.S. citizen.
Croatians have voted for amendments to the country's constitution that would ban same-sex marriage.
In Pakistan, militants have attacked a security convoy in a tribal region close to the Afghan border.
The head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) met with Russian gay rights activists in Paris on November 30.
Yuri Yakovlev, one of Russia's most popular Soviet-era film actors, has died in Moscow at the age of 86.