Moldovan Foreign Minister Natalia Gherman has called on Russia to withdraw its troops from the breakaway Transdniester region.
For Moldova's Roma minority, getting access to higher education can be a challenge.
U.S. law enforcement officials said they are investigating the December 2 shooting at a California social services agency that killed 14 people and wounded 21 others as an act of terrorism.
Police in the Russian capital have blocked a column of long-haul truckers who were attempting to drive their rigs along Moscow's ring road at low speed to protest a new road-use fee they say threatens their livelihood.
A Russian court has prolonged the pretrial detention of performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky until January 7.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said the United States has never had any doubts that Iran conducted work on nuclear weapons.
Mikheil Saakashvili, the Georgian ex-president who now governs the Odesa region in Ukraine, says Tbilisi's decision to strip him of his Georgian citizenship is politically motivated.
The fate of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansur remains unclear days after a violent dispute with other senior leaders.
Germany's lower house of parliament has approved government plans to join the military campaign against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria.
A Human Rights Watch (HRW) researcher and office director in Bishkek who was banned this week from reentering the country has described the move as "interference" into the the global rights watchdog's activities.
Separatist officials of Nagorno-Karabakh say one soldier of the unrecognized territory was killed in the latest clashes with Azerbaijani armed forces.
Police in Thailand have confirmed they are searching for Syrian terrorist suspects following a tip from Moscow.