The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has begun a hearing over the fate of an Indian citizen sentenced to death in Pakistan.
Iran says it has arrested six people suspected of involvement in last week’s deadly suicide bomb attack on security forces in the southern province of Sistan-Baluchistan.
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius has said that EU sanctions in response to Russia's actions destabilizing the situation in Ukraine are “sometimes too little, sometimes too late.”
The former warden of an infamous prison in the Russian city of Yaroslavl, some 250 kilometers northeast of Moscow, has been arrested in high-profile torture probes, a human rights group says.
U.S. senator Bob Menendez says the new Russia sanctions bill that he is cosponsoring will not affect the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline carrying Russian gas to Germany underneath the Baltic Sea.
RT’s editor in chief says Facebook has blocked a page run by the Russian state-run television channel -- a move that hasn’t been confirmed by the U.S-based social media giant.
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov says the Kremlin is following the situation involving the detention of a prominent American investment-fund manager who is accused of large-scale fraud in Russia.
Uzbekistan's Central Bank has announced it is introducing a new 100,000-som banknote as of February 25.
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says his country "Will always be the European Union's partner."
A new Crimean history textbook will be withdrawn after harsh criticism by human rights activists and Crimean Tatar.
The independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta says one of its correspondents and a human rights activist have been detained at an airport in Amsterdam.
Pakistan conferred its highest civilian honor on the Saudi crown prince on February 18 after he signed investment deals worth $20 billion the previous day.