A court in Kazakhstan has sentenced labor union leader Amin Eleusinov to two years in prison.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has imposed sanctions on several leading Russian social networks and search engines, ordering access to the sites to be restricted or blocked entirely in Ukraine.
A court in Russia's Tatarstan region has ordered a local activist to serve 10 days in jail in connection with a rally in support of opposition leader Aleksei Navalny.
The Afghan government says its forces have retaken control of a district center near the northern city of Kunduz from Taliban fighters.
Armenia and the separatists who control Nagorno-Karabakh have warned that a missile strike by Azerbaijani armed forces targeting an air defense missile system in the breakaway region "will not remain unanswered."
A Kremlin-connected billionaire has sued Tthe Associated Press for defamation and libel over a report on his business ties to U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman.
Turkey's president has warned the White House against moving forward with a plan to arm Kurdish militia fighters in Syria, even as he told U.S. President Donald Trump he wanted to repair strained relations between the two NATO allies.
Scientists will increase scrutiny of Earth's polar regions as part of a two-year campaign announced on May 15 to improve global weather predictions and minimize risks linked with rapid climate change.
Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will conduct a closed-door briefing on May 18 for the full U.S. Senate on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, senators said.
Cybersecurity firms have found clues that last weekend's global "ransomware" attack, which infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries, could be linked to North Korea.
U.S. President Donald Trump has defended what he called his "absolute right" to share information with Russian officials amid controversy over classified information.
Machines and construction workers on May 15 overran an area which just a couple a days ago was home for more than a thousand migrants who were living in abandoned barracks near the central bus station.