Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili has warned that Russia could annex the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia as it did Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
Britain says two Russian long-range bombers have flown over the English Channel and disrupted civilian air flights.
An Afghan soldier has reportedly killed three U.S. contractors and wounded a fourth at Kabul's military airport.
The European Union has decided to extend until September an initial group of sanctions against Russian and pro-Russia separatist officials due to the continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and has plans for further action.
A journalist in Azerbaijan has been convicted of hooliganism and sentenced to five years in prison.
A U.S. Senate committee has approved a bill that would apply new sanctions on Iran over its controversial nuclear program.
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has displayed defiance toward Russia and the West, warning them in a marathon news conference that he would bow to nobody's will.
The Kremlin has lashed out at Warsaw over plans for a meeting in Poland marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.
Shell, a Dutch-British company, said it is intent on restarting its Arctic drilling campaign in the Alaskan part of the Chukchi Sea this summer.
Hundreds of private vendors in Armenia have rallied in Yerevan against a new taxation law.
Kremlin Seethes Over Polish WWII Commemoration Plan