Czech President Milos Zeman says he has "closed" the door of the Prague Castle, the seat of the presidency, to the U.S. ambassador because of comments made about Zeman's planned trip to Moscow.
Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine's easter region of Donetsk have freed 16 Ukrainian prisoners of war.
New figures show that inflation in Ukraine during the first quarter of this year increased 20.3 percent compared to the January-March period in 2014, and that last month alone it rose by 45.8 percent.
The controversial leader of Ukraine's ultranationalist Pravy Sektor paramilitary group has been named an army adviser.
Some 2,000 demonstrators have staged a rally in the Moldovan capital, Chisinau, demanding justice for the victims of an April 2009 crackdown on anticommunist protesters who were challenging parliamentary election results.
Pakistan's defense minister says a Saudi-led coalition targeting Shi'ite rebels in Yemen has asked Islamabad for military aircraft, warships, and ground troops.
In his Easter message, Pope Francis urged an end to "absurd violence" in conflict areas around the world while praising the breakthrough reached recently on curbing Iran's nuclear development program.
Medical and army sources say that dozens of people have been killed in fresh clashes between Shi'ite rebels and fighters loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansur Hadi in southern Yemen.
Russian media reported that a journalist who wrote about corruption in Russia’s troubled southern region of Dagestan was briefly kidnapped and badly beaten on April 5 in an attack that he has called retribution for his work.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on April 6 that he does not object to a referendum on giving more powers to restive regions in eastern Ukraine.
At least 15 people were detained by police after fighting between rival fans forced a Russian Premier League soccer game to be stopped.
Afghan officials said separate roadside bombs targeting police vehicles killed at least ten people on April 6.