Pipeline Reopens Completely As Biden Reaffirms Suspicions Of Russian Hackers’ Involvement

The owner of the largest fuel pipeline in the United States says it has restarted its…

Georgia’s Melia Says Opposition Faces Huge Decision On Reentering Parliament, Plans To Speak With Saakashvili

TBILISI — Georgian opposition leader Nika Melia, fresh off his release from prison on bail with…

Armenian PM Accuses Azerbaijan Of Fresh ‘Infiltration,’ Calls For Regional Help

Armenia’s caretaker Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian has accused Azerbaijani troops of crossing the southern border and…

Russian Artist’s Lawsuit Against ‘Foreign Agent’ Label Denied

A St. Petersburg court has upheld the legality of the Russian Justice Ministry’s decision to designate…

In Remembrance: Uzbekistan’s Champion Rights Defender, Surat Ikramov

Uzbekistan will mark 30 years of independence since the collapse of the Soviet Union in September…

Muslims Around The World Attend Eid Prayers Amid Coronavirus Restrictions

Muslims around the world gathered amid differing levels of coronavirus restrictions to pray on the holiday…

‘I Wanted To See My Mom And Granddad:’ Belarusian Doctor Speaks After 105 Days In Prison

HOMEL, Belarus — For more than three months, Anastasia Peravoshchykava saw little of the outdoors from…

Russian Orthodox Priest Sentenced To Jail For Taking Part In Pro-Navalny Rally

KHABAROVSK, Russia — A court in Siberia has sentenced an Orthodox priest to 25 days in…

EU Warns Russia Is Trying To Integrate Parts Of Eastern Ukraine

European Union officials are calling for a stronger response by the bloc to Russian aggression toward…

Jailed Iranian Anti-Hijab Campaigner Goes On Hunger Strike

A jailed Iranian women’s right activist who has campaigned against the country’s strict Islamic dress code…

Nine Injured In Kazan School Shooting Moved To Moscow Hospitals

KAZAN, Russia — Five children and four adults wounded in a deadly school attack in Russia’s…

Kazakh President Signs Into Law Long-Debated Bill Banning Land Ownership By Foreigners

NUR-SULTAN — Kazakh President Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev has signed into law a long-debated and sensitive bill that…

U.S. Slams ‘Genocide’ Against Uyghurs In China, Names Russia And Iran Among Worst Abusers Of Religious Rights

The U.S. State Department accused China of committing “genocide” against Muslim Uyghurs and other religious minorities…

Blinken Tells Lavrov That U.S. Won’t Hesitate To Respond To Russian Aggression

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that the administration…

Prosecutor Seeks Lengthy Prison Terms For Deadly Siberian Mall Fire

KEMEROVO, Russia — The prosecutor in the high-profile case of a deadly mall fire in 2018…

Commuter Chaos In Turkmen Capital As Ashgabat ‘Goes Green’ For Two Weeks

ASHGABAT — The authorities in Turkmenistan’s capital have temporarily restricted traffic in an effort to give…

‘Modest, Patient Boy’ Killed In Kazan Shooting Laid To Rest

Funerals were held for the nine victims of the school shooting in Kazan, Russia, on May…

Karadzic To Serve Remainder Of Life Sentence In British Prison

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, who is currently being held in a prison in The…

Former Russian Lawmaker Jailed Over Posts On Pro-Navalny Rally

YEKATERINBURG, Russia — Russian opposition politician and former mayor of the Urals city of Yekaterinburg Yevgeny…

After Kazan School Shooting, Some Russian Officials See Solution In Less Freedom, More Control

In the wake of the fatal school shooting in Kazan on May 11, the question of…

Bosnian Serb Parliament Rejects Request To Revoke Honors For War Criminals

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina — The parliament in Bosnia-Herzegovina’s predominantly Serbian entity, Republika Srpska, has rejected a…

Mudslides Caused By Heavy Rains Kill Nine In Tajikistan

Tajik officials say mudslides triggered by heavy rains have killed nine people in the west of…

Russian Lawmakers Introduce Bill Banning Lawyers From Recording Meetings With Inmates

A group of lawmakers in the Russian parliament’s lower chamber, the State Duma, have introduced a…

Victims To Be Buried As Authorities Look For Answers After School Shooting In Russia’s Tatarstan

KAZAN, Russia — The bodies of the nine victims from an attack on a school in…

World Bank Approves $90 Million Loan For Ukraine’s COVID-19 Vaccination

The World Bank has approved a $90 million project to help Ukraine’s health sector respond to…

Clash Reported Near Iran’s Border With Turkey

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) forces on May 11 killed seven militants and dismantled their…

Latest ‘Columbine’ Adds To Scrutiny Over Russia’s Efforts To Improve School Security

The “Columbine” comparisons began as soon as word and video footage of the deadly attack on…

Georgia’s Hypermodern Parliament Building Faces Uncertain Future

The clear shell of the new Georgian parliament building in the city of Kutaisi was supposed…

Moscow Court Sentences Young Activists To ‘Freedom Limitation’

A Moscow court has found three young pro-democracy activists guilty of vandalism for splashing paint on…

Horrific Killing Of Young Gay Man Puts Plight Of Iran’s LGBT Community In Spotlight

His name was Alireza Fazeli Monfared and he was only 20 years old. Fazeli Monfared was…

Russia Expels Romanian Diplomat In Tit-For-Tat Move

Russia has announced the expulsion of the Romanian Embassy’s deputy military attache in response to Bucharest’s…

Ukrainian Secret Services Search House Of Kremlin-Friendly Politician Medvedchuk

KYIV — Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) has searched the Kyiv home of Kremlin-friendly tycoon and politician…

Ukraine’s Kuleba Says Some NATO Members Worried About Provoking Russia

Kyiv says it does not expect that next month’s NATO summit will produce a Membership Action…

Prison Terms For 17 In Deadly Uzbek Dam Burst

Uzbekistan’s Supreme Court has sentenced 17 people to prison terms of between four and 10 years…

Watchdogs Blast Uzbek Blogger’s Prison Sentence On ‘Trumped-Up’ Charges

International media-freedom watchdogs are urging an Uzbek court to overturn the conviction of a blogger who…

RSF Blasts ‘Ridiculous’ Iranian Bill Banning U.S., British Journalists And Media

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is urging the Iranian parliament to reject a bill that it says…