Kosovo's special war crimes court has convicted a former ethnic Albanian guerrilla fighter of war crimes against civilians after the country's war ended.
A Ukrainian man who lied about his name and his age while attending high school in Pennsylvania has pleaded guilty to criminal charges.
Tensions are reportedly high among residents of northern Crimea as long convoys of heavy Russian weaponry continue to be sighted not far from the occupied peninsula's border with the Ukrainian mainland.
A top Iranian security official says a January cash payment by the United States was unrelated to the landmark nuclear deal, as speculation continued to swirl around the timing of the transfer.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he's eager to discuss new energy and transportation projects in the Caspian Sea region with his counterparts from Azerbaijan and Iran.
Health officials say the death toll from a natural-gas explosion in Russia's North Caucasus region of Daghestan has risen to five.
Serbia's prime minister-designate said his new government will include an openly gay minister for the first time in the conservative Balkan country.
Russia's central bank has forecast meager growth for 2016, as the country's economy continues to be hobbled by low oil prices and Western sanctions.
A court in Kyiv has formally charged a former Ukrainian member of parliament with providing support to Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country.
Prime Minister Isa Mustafa has lavished praise on judo champion Majlinda Kelmendi as Kosovo celebrated a first Olympic gold medal.
The head of the Russian Paralympic Committee says a decision to bar Russian athletes from taking part in next month's Rio Paralympics over doping allegations is a grave human rights abuse.
Uzbek-born gymnast Oksana Chusovitina says she doesn't think about age. The 41-year-old is competing at her seventh Summer Olympics in Rio.