The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on June 24 voted in favor of globally expanding the provisions of the Russia-centered Magnitsky Act of 2012.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Brussels to attend a meeting of NATO foreign ministers set to be dominated by the Iraq crisis.
Austria’s OMV energy company and Russia’s Gazprom have signed a contract to build the Austrian section of a proposed pipeline meant to supply Europe with natural gas, bypassing Ukraine.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's speech at a session of the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) in Strasbourg has been met by protests.
Outspoken Belarusian rights activist Ales Byalyatski, who was unexpectedly released from prison June 21, has detailed the conditions of his parole.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned he may scrap a cease-fire after pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian helicopter.
Tajik authorities say they have arrested two suspected members of the Pakistani Taliban during a police search operation.
The European Union has granted Albania candidate status to join the bloc.
Four teenage Tajik basketball players and their coach drowned after their car plunged into a river.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the Council of Europe and its Parliamentary Assembly to urge Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to end his country’s persecution of government critics.
Two strains of virus have been identified as being behind a recent mass illness in Russia's Chechen Republic.
A monument dedicated to two Kazakh intellectuals has been removed from public display, just one day after it was unveiled in the eastern city of Oskemen.