Several thousand opposition supporters rallied in the capital, Yerevan, on February 27 demanding Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian's resignation over his handling of last year's war with Azerbaijan that ended with a Russian-brokered cease-fire agreement that many see as a national humiliation. The latest demonstrations come in the wake of a letter by the country’s chief of the general staff urging Pashinian to step down. The prime minister called it a coup attempt and dismissed General Onik Gasparian. President Armen Sarkisian, however, has refused to sign off on the dismissal, considering it unconstitutional.
Human Rights Watch is urging Kyiv to repatriate dozens of Ukrainian women and children it says are being held in "horrific" conditions in Syrian camps.
Kenzhebek Abishev, who was jailed for being linked to a political movement founded by a fugitive tycoon, has launched a hunger strike after his early release on parole was cancelled at the last moment.
Jailed Russian opposition politician Aleksei Navalny says he has filed a lawsuit against the administration of Correctional Colony No. 2, where he is incarcerated, for not allowing him to read the Koran.
The wife of jailed Russian opposition politician Aleksei Navalny says she is growing more concerned over his health as the toll of prison life and a hunger strike mounts.
Ukraine’s top diplomat has called on NATO and the West to act quickly to stave off an escalation of hostilities between it and Russia over Ukraine’s volatile eastern region.
Tehran says an alleged sabotage attack on the country’s main Natanz nuclear site, which it blames on archenemy Israel, was a "very bad gamble."
Hideki Matsuyama became the first male Japanese golfer to win the Masters on Sunday. He answered questions, via a translator, on topics including his inspiration for children in Japan and the upcoming Olympic games. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital ...
Gig-economy Western "Nomadland" won four prizes including best picture on Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards, which were handed out during a pandemic-curbed ceremony that recognized a diverse array of screen talent. CBS Los Angeles reports....
Pounds of meat were reportedly shipped to major grocery chains with January "sell-by" dates.
The director of “Nomadland” has also won the best director award at the BAFTA’s and is the first woman of color nominated for best director in Oscar history.
Homes across the country have been selling above asking price, obtaining multiple offers and selling within a week of being listed.
While the U.S. reaches a record number of vaccinations given in a single day, front-line medical workers in Michigan worry about a fourth wave as hospitals fill up with new coronavirus cases.