The Swiss government says diplomat Heidi Tagliavini will step down as the representative of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) representative in talks between Moscow, Kyiv, and pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine.
Ludvik Vaculik, an anticommunist dissident writer and journalist whose Two Thousand Words manifesto was a key document in the 1968 Prague Spring movement, has died at the age of 88.
The rally on June 6 comes two weeks after Justice Ministry officials put the private Dynasty Foundation -- a top sponsor of science in Russia -- on its list of foreign agents.
Iraqi officials say a car-bomb attack near a market in a small town close to Baghdad has killed 14 people.
Several people were injured in clashes between police and demonstrators protesting against the upcoming Group of Seven (G7) summit in southern Germany.
The Ukrainian military says one serviceman has been killed and 10 have been wounded as a result of fighting in the country's eastern territories in the past 24 hours.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will tell G7 leaders on June 7 that FIFA's corruption scandal offers an opportunity to tackle the broader "cancer" of corruption globally.
Russia's antiterrorism committee says police in the restive North Caucasus region of Daghestan have killed a militant who had taken the oath of the radical Islamic State (IS) group.
Officials say that at least three security personnel and eight Taliban fighters were killed when a district in northeastern Afghanistan fell under Taliban control after rebels attacked security checkpoints on June 6.
Several dozen assailants attacked a gay pride march in Kyiv on June 6, throwing flares and wounding several police officers.
Pope Francis has arrived in Sarajevo on a one-day visit aimed at bolstering reconciliation between Bosnia's Serb, Croat, and Muslim communities.
Russian President Vladimir Putin told an Italian newspaper that he has "nothing to regret" in life while he fully backs the Minsk peace agreements in Ukraine, though progress is being stalled by Kiev.