Cities on both sides of the conflict between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces have been by hit by sustained rocket and artillery fire, marking an escalation in fighting that was already some of the heaviest since a truce in 1994. Hopes for peace talks were further dimmed by bellicose speeches by the two countries' leaders,
Explosions Rock Cities As Armenia-Azerbaijan Fighting Escalates.
RFE/RL journalists report the news in 22 countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established, including Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Russia.
Voters across Ukraine will cast ballots on October 25 in local elections being held under a new Electoral Code that decentralizes power from Kyiv to local governing bodies.
The conflict escalated again on Sept. 27, when Nagorno-Karabakh officials said 16 military members and several civilians had been killed in heavy clashes not seen in several years.
Police in Belarus have detained at least nine protesters as hundreds of women staged their regular weekend march in the capital, Minsk, on October 24 to pressure Alyaksandr Lukashenka to step aside or call new elections. The march precedes a large...
Azerbaijani and Armenian forces have continued to clash in and around Nagorno-Karabakh, a day after the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington to discuss how to resolve the decades-lo...
Rocket and artillery barrage hit residential areas Saturday hours after the United States hosted top diplomats from Armenia and Azerbaijan for talks on settling their decades-long conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.
The press service for Kyrgyzstan's Central Election Commission says an early presidential election has been scheduled to take place on January 10.
Uzbek journalist Bobomurod Abdullaev has announced that a controversial criminal investigation against him has been dropped.
The United States and Bulgaria on October 23 signed a memorandum on the security of 5G wireless communications networks under which Bulgaria commits to protecting its 5G networks from “untrusted” Chinese tech companies such as Huawei.
Bulgaria, Kosovo, and North Macedonia have signed declarations with the United States on the security of 5G wireless communications networks under which they committed to protect their networks from "untrusted" Chinese tech companies such as Huawei.
The head of the European center-right European People’s Party (EPP) says Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s vision of "illiberal democracy" is in fact spearheading the creation of a "degenerate democracy" in his country.