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The global death toll from the coronavirus is more than 27,700 with almost 600,000 infections confirmed, causing mass disruptions as governments continue to try to slow the spread of the new respiratory illness. Here's a roundup of developments in...
The European Union says it rejects Russia's decision earlier this month to designate the Brussels-based European Endowment for Democracy (EED) an "undesirable" organization.
Afghanistan's government has finalized a 21-member team that is expected to negotiate with the Taliban at upcoming talks aimed at putting an end to the country’s 18-year conflict.
North Macedonia has officially become NATO's 30th member, the military alliance says.
The United States says it has no “secret plan” to push land swaps between Kosovo and Serbia, rejecting speculation by some Kosovoar officials that such a move was in the works.
The global death toll from the coronavirus has exceeded 24,000 with more than 534,000 infections confirmed, causing mass disruptions as governments continue to try to slow the spread of the new respiratory illness. Here's a roundup of developments...
Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed at a Group of 20 (G20) video conference that a freeze be placed on economic sanctions to allow countries to better combat the coronavirus pandemic that has infected more than 500,000 worldwide and kill...
The National Security Committee for Kazakhstan says it has arrested a man suspected of plotting a terrorist act in Nur-Sultan, the capital of the Central Asian nation.
Tehran has denied it knows the whereabouts of Robert Levinson after the United States demanded "a complete accounting" of what happened to the retired FBI agent, who is believed to have died in Iranian custody.
Afghanistan's former Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah says the release of Taliban prisoners by the government would be beneficial for both sides and would help move the Afghan peace process forward.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will be among the leaders of the G20 major economies expected to participate in an online summit hosted by Saudi Arabia.
The global death toll from the coronavirus has passed 21,000 with more than 470,000 infections confirmed, causing mass disruptions as governments continue to try to slow the spread of the new respiratory illness.
Ukrainian police have detained a former foreign minister on a murder charge related to the fatal shooting of the ex-head of the country's most popular pro-Russian television network.
The Taliban says Afghanistan's government has agreed to begin releasing Taliban prisoners by the end of March.
Azerbaijan has arrested a prominent opposition politician, Tofig Yagublu, in what Human Rights Watch (HRW) calls "another disturbing example of the government's contempt for free speech and political critics."
In a live TV address, Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced a postponement due to coronavirus concerns on a public vote on changes to the consTitution that could let him remain in power until 2036.
Pakistan has announced a financial-relief package of some $6 billion and cut its benchmark interest rate for the second time in a week in an effort to counter the divesting effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy.
European Union ministers say they have approved beginning membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, with a top German official calling it "good news in these gloomy times."
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has expressed concern over the introduction of new measures against spreading panic and "fake news" regarding the coronavirus outbreak in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
The trial in absentia of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged with multiple counts of murder over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 resumed briefly at The Hague on March 23 amid coronavirus restrictions.
Voters in Abkhazia are going to the polls to choose a new leader for the breakaway Georgian region, as election organizers push forward despite anxiety over coronavirus.
Governments in the Balkans and Southeastern Europe, like many elsewhere, are stepping up the use of curfews in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has warned Russia's companies to keep people employed and pay them their salaries even as they struggle amid the worst economic crisis in years.
Kyrgyzstan's Security Council has recommended that Prime Minister Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev declare a national state of emergency beginning on March 22 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The front-runner came back from two mysterious bouts with pneumonia to continue his campaign to become de facto president of Georgia's breakaway Abkhazia region. Now the coronavirus pandemic looms over the election scheduled for March 22. RFE/RL t...