A move in the U.S. Senate to hold a vote of disapproval on the international nuclear deal with Iran has been defeated on a first vote.
A senior Iraqi provincial official has been wounded in a mortar attack by Islamic State (IS) militants in the western Anbar Province.
The leaders of Britain, France, and Germany have defended the Iran nuclear deal agreed in July between Iran and major powers in a Washington Post editorial as the debate in the U.S. Congress heats up.
Officials in the Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria said some 2,000 Syrians have arrived in the Caucasian territory and are seeking asylum.
Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov says he had not heard of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk having fought in Chechnya in the mid-1990s but says he is a "coward and traitor" who is "incapable of fighting."
Belarusian opposition leader and former presidential candidate Mikalay Statkevich has held an unauthorized rally in central Minsk.
NATO has expressed concern after a news report that Russia is building a large military base near its border with Ukraine.
The prime ministers of Ukraine and Slovakia have condemned a recent deal to expand the current Nord Stream pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to Western Europe.
A Moscow court on September 10 acquitted four people and found one guilty of hooliganism and vandalism for taking part in a pro-Ukraine stunt.
German authorities have unearthed a massive, granite head of Bolshevik Revolution leader Vladimir Lenin from a forest on the outskirts of Berlin, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Russia’s slain opposition politician Boris Nemtsov and imprisoned Ukrainian military pilot and parliament member Nadiya Savchenko are among the nominees for the 2015 Sakharov Prize.
The European Parliament has called on Belarus to rehabilitate released political prisoners and to fully restore their civil and political rights.