Russian President Vladimir Putin is paying an official visit to Serbia for talks with officials and will be the guest of honor at Serbia's first military parade in some 30 years.
An 8-year-old boy whose father had taken with him to Syria has returned to Kosovo.
The house arrest of an associate of outspoken Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny has been extended.
Lawmaker Kurmanbek Dyikanbaev told RFE/RL on October 15 that 79 deputies voted for the legislation, while seven voted against it.
Demonstrators have clashed with police outside the Ukrainian parliament during a raucous protest that prompted the legislature to go into recess.
Afghan officials say at least eight people have been killed in two separate attacks.
A Kyrgyz teenager has committed suicide after being snatched as a bride in the northern Kochkor district.
Bosnia-Herzegovina's Central Election Commission says an opposition candidate is winning the election for the Serb seat in the country's tripartite presidency.
A well-known Tatar writer, activist and the leader of the self-proclaimed pan-Tatar Milli Mejlis (National Assembly), Fauziya Bayramova (eds: a woman), received a suspended one-year jail sentence.
Belarusian citizens fighting in Ukraine's east on either side of the conflict will be jailed.
Heavy fighting has continued in Iraq's Sunni-dominated Anbar Province between Islamic State (IS) militants and Iraqi government forces that are supported by U.S.-led coalition air strikes.
Central Asian governments are trying to prevent young men from evading mandatory military service during autumn conscription campaigns that began on October 1.