Authorities say Moldova's police chief was detained for three hours at an airport in Moscow before being released.
The United States has launched a campaign to highlight cases of women who Washington says have been “unjustly imprisoned” by governments around the world.
Support for the international nuclear agreement with Iran is growing in the U.S. Congress as two more Democratic senators have said they will support the pact.
Russia's second-largest passenger airline, Transaero, says it will be taken over by the country's top carrier, Aeroflot.
Twelve Iraqi soldiers and allied Sunni militiamen have been killed in a series of Islamic State suicide attacks in Anbar Province.
The leader of Ukraine's Radical Party, Oleh Lyashko, has announced his party is quitting the coalition government.
Russia's Foreign Ministry says Moscow has expelled a Ukrainian diplomat in retaliation for Kyiv's expulsion of a Russian diplomat.
The town of Beslan in Russia’s North Ossetia has begun three days of mourning to mark the 11th anniversary of a school hostage-taking that left 334 people dead, including 186 children.
Georgia's Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has fired his foreign minister, replacing her with the economy minister.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called for a "holy war" against corruption, which he said is a "cancerous lesion" threatening the survival of the state.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has ruled out the establishment of any foreign military base in his country.
A Baku court has sentenced investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova to 7 1/2 years in prison on charges considered by many to be retribution for her reports on corruption involving senior officials.