The editor in chief of an independent Russian news website says he has been detained at the airport in the Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk.
Azerbaijan's military says it has shot down an Mi-24 combat helicopter near the breakaway territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and reports said three people were killed, in what Armenia's Defense Ministry called an "unprecedented provocation."
Serbian ultranationalist Vojislav Seselj has returned to Belgrade after UN war crimes judges ordered his provisional release on health grounds.
Moldova has extended its gas-supply contract with Russia's Gazprom for another year.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has announced a new economic program for the country called Nurly Zhol.
At least five members of Pakistan’s security forces and 15 militants have been killed in separate incidents in the country’s northwest.
The prime ministers of Albania and Serbia traded sharp words during a landmark visit aimed at reducing tensions over Kosovo and minority rights.
An ethnic Buryat woman crowned "Mrs. St. Petersburg" last week says she is surprised by racial taunts she endured after making critical comments about Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A rights advocate who has been ordered to leave Belarus described her deportation hearing as a circus and vowed to appeal.
Georgia's Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili says his coalition is stable despite the defection of one of the six parties and an exit of top ministers.
The office of an opposition newspaper has been ransacked in Kyrgyzstan.
Scores of people have rallied in the center of Armenia's capital, Yerevan, to mark the first anniversary since the leader of the nationalist Tsegakron party and supporters were arrested.