Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on September 25 that his government has banned flights of Russian airlines, primarily Aeroflot and Transaero, to Ukraine starting October 1.
The U.S. ambassador to Ukraine has accused the country’s Prosecutor-General’s Office of obstructing efforts to combat corruption and shielding its own employees from graft investigations.
Iran has demanded that it and the other affected countries be represented in the Saudi investigation into the hajj stampede that killed 717 pilgrims, including 131 Iranians on September 24.
Armenia has called on international organizations to get involved in the situation along the border with Azerbaijan, where Yerevan says three civilians were killed and two wounded by Azerbaijani gunfire on September 24.
U.S. President Barack Obama said that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had agreed not to conduct or support cybertheft of business secrets.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said that Russia’s presence in Syria reinforces President Bashar al-Assad and "increases their moral responsibility in crimes committed by the regime."
The U.S.-led coalition targeting the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria and Iraq has carried out 22 new air strikes in the past 24 hours.
Croatia has lifted a blockade on its border with Serbia on September 25, ending a week of border disputes between the two countries over the flow of migrants.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has awarded medals to film director Oleh Sentsov and activist Oleksandr Kolchenko, two Ukrainians who were controversially imprisoned in Russia last month.
A Moscow court has taken two suspected Islamic State group militants into pretrial detention.
The Ukrainian Embassy in Kazakhstan has demanded an explanation from Kazakh authorities over new schoolbooks describing Ukraine's annexed Crimean Peninsula as part of Russia.
Iranian officials say at least 131 Iranians were among the more than 700 pilgrims killed in a stampede at the hajj in Saudi Arabia on September 24, the worst disaster at the annual Islamic event since 1990.