European Union foreign-policy chief Catherine Ashton says she is "cautiously optimistic" about upcoming talks on Iran's nuclear development program.
The lawyer for the American parents of a Russian adoptee whose death caused an international dispute says his clients knew "almost nothing" about the child's psychological problems when they adopted him.
Pictures show the fire that started on the fourth and fifth floors of the tallest building in the Grozny-City complex has spread throughout most of the building.
Ukraine's High Specialized Court has upheld the four-year prison sentence of a former interior minister.
The eighth round of EU-mediated talks between Serbia and Kosovo has ended without any agreement reached between the two sides. RFE/RL's Arbana Vidishiqi discusses the stakes for Serbia, why the talks failed, and what comes next.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russian arms sales last year reached $15.2 billion, an increase of 12 percent compared to the previous year.
Russian investigators say they are looking into allegations that three Russian-born siblings were subjected to abuse by their adoptive American parents.
A prominent Belarusian opposition journalist living in Sweden has been charged with the attempted murder of her former husband.
The editor in chief of the Uzbek language "Ush sadosi" (Voice of Osh) newspaper in southern Kyrgyzstan has been placed under house arrest in connection with the case of a missing person.
Afghanistan's intelligence chief, who was wounded by a suicide bomber, has returned home after four months of medical treatment in the United States.
Taliban fighters have been reportedly forced out of Afghanistan's Warduj district, which borders Tajikistan.
Human Rights Watch says Azerbaijani authorities appear to be trying to silence members of a youth activist group.