U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has hit at criticism that the United States was retreating from the Middle East and the rest of the world.
Platon Lebedev is back in Moscow after his release from prison.
Russia and Georgia have agreed to play each other if they are drawn together in the qualifying competition for the European Cup 2016 soccer championship.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is tasked with verifying that Tehran is adhering to the terms of a six-month accord on its nuclear program.
Croatia has extradited the former head of its secret service, Josip Perkovic, to Germany, where he is wanted in connection with the murder of a Yugoslav dissident during the 1980s.
Fighting has intensified in the central Iraqi city of Ramadi as tens of thousands of people have fled their homes in restive Anbar Province.
A lawmaker in Russia's North Caucasus Republic of Daghestan has been arrested on suspicion of organizing a criminal group.
Kyrgyz regional police officials told RFE/RL on January 24 that the suspects were arrested during a special operation lasting several days.
A court in Astana has dropped extremism charges against a Kazakh Presbyterian pastor, Bakhytzhan Kashkumbaev.
Officials in Washington have warned that an interim accord on Iran's nuclear program does not open the door to new economic opportunities with Tehran.
Chinese Embassy officials are in Kyrgyzstan's northern Issyk-Kul region to help identify the 11 gunmen killed by Kyrgyz border guards on January 23.
The New York-based watchdog Human Rights Watch has called for an investigation into police beatings and other brutal attacks amid the ongoing unrest in Ukraine.