The United States has hit two North Caucasus militants involved in recruiting fighters for the Islamic State (IS) group with new financial sanctions.
Russia's antimonopoly agency has ordered Google to amend agreements with smartphone producers that it said disadvantage third-party applications on devices running the Android operating system.
Russia says its warplanes flew 15 sorties over Syria on October 5, targeting 10 Islamic State (IS) targets.
Norwegian telecom giant Telenor says it will sell its remaining stake in the Russian phone company VimpelCom, after years of on-again, off-again conflict between the two companies.
Three car bombings across Iraq have killed more than 50 people and wounded dozens.
A tribal elder says Islamic State (IS) militants have massacred 70 members of a Sunni Arab tribe in Iraq's western province of Anbar.
Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists have started withdrawing small-caliber weapons from the front line.
Belarusian independent media outlets are accusing the government of blocking their websites less than a week before the presidential election.
Three suspected members of the banned Islamic organization Hizb ut-Tahrir have been arrested in the city of Chelyabinsk in Russia's Urals region.
NATO is reportedly set to open a counterespionage hub in Poland by the end of this year.
A Russian court has rejected an appeal from Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko over an extension of her detention.
The Armenian parliament has voted to hold a referendum to change the constitution in order to establish a parliamentary republic.