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Prominent Belarusian opposition leader Mikalay Statkevich has been detained on his way to a rally in the capital, Minsk.
Children Of Azerbaijani Ex-Security Chief Acquired Luxury Properties In Britain, Investigation Finds.
The children of Azerbaijan's former security chief have acquired a number of a luxury properties in Britain, including a $21 million home in London, an investigation revealed.
The Afghan government and the Taliban have released more captives as part of a major prisoner swap ahead of formal peace talks aimed at ending the 18-year war.
The Islamic State (IS) extremist group has claimed responsibility for a bomb blast that killed an Afghan journalist and a technician in a minibus carrying employees of a local television station.
A journalist and a driver have been killed and at least six people wounded when a bus carrying employees of an Afghan television station was hit by a roadside bomb in Kabul, the director of the television network said.
Britain, France, and Germany have criticized a decision by the United States to end sanctions waivers for companies from countries that remain in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.
Here's a roundup of COVID-19 developments in RFE/RL's broadcast regions.
Transcripts of phone calls that were pivotal to the U.S. investigation of Russia's 2016 election interference have been declassified and released by Republican senators.
U.S. General Says Russian Aircraft Flown To Libya Are Linked To Moscow's Pursuit Of Foothold In Region
The U.S. military’s Africa Command (AFRICOM) has rejected Russia’s claim that Moscow did not deploy fighter jets to Libya, saying on May 29 that the aircraft reflect Russia's goal to establish a foothold in the oil-rich country.
The prime minister of Bosnia's autonomous Bosniak-Croat federation has been questioned in a potential corruption case involving the purchase of 100 respirators from China for coronavirus patients.
Police in Moscow detained 32 people, including a State Duma member, several municipal lawmakers, and journalists who came out to protest against the jailing of prominent Russian journalist Ilya Azar, an independent political watchdog says.
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and his Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto have discussed Kyiv-Budapest bilateral ties at a time Hungary is blocking NATO initiatives because of a restrictive language law in Ukraine.
The U.S. government is funding a health website in Armenia that has published misinformation about COVID-19, according to the British investigative online publication openDemocracy.
The European Commission has approved the disbursement of the second and final 500 million-euro tranche of its macro-financial assistance to Ukraine.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says a popular entertainer and his associates in Turkmenistan have been handed prison terms for being gay and called on authorities to "immediately dismiss" all charges against the men.
Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has said that a mass shooting incident in the town of Brovary near the capital is linked to corruption among Kyiv city and region's authorities.
Three Iranian border guards have been killed in a clash with "armed insurgents" in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan, Iranian media report.
U.S. citizen Paul Whelan, who is on trial in Russia on an espionage charge, has undergone emergency hernia surgery.
Taliban militants have attacked an army checkpoint in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 14 soldiers in the latest in a series of incidents since a three-day cease-fire that was in effect during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr ended on May 26.
Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has failed for the second time this week to show up at the State Bureau of Investigations (DBR) for questioning.
A second shipment of U.S.-built ventilators will head to Moscow to help Russia in its fight against the coronavirus, a goodwill gesture by U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration that has been trailed by questions and criticism.
A journalist of Tajikistan's independent Asia Plus new agency has been attacked for the second time in less than a month as he covered the aftermath of a recent landslide that killed two men.
The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) on May 28 warned government partners and private companies about a Russian hacking operation that it says uses a special intrusion technique to target operating systems often used to manage computer infrastr...
The U.S. Department of State has blacklisted Amir Zukic, a former member of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s lower house of parliament accused of involvement in "significant corruption” in the Balkan country.
The United States has blacklisted Amir Zukic, a former member of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s lower house of parliament accused of involvement in "significant corruption” in the Balkan country.