Russia and Israel signed a deal on Thursday on mutual visa-free travel, as part of the Russian foreign minister's visit to the country.
The U.S president said he hoped an agreement could be reached between Russia and the United States on Washington's missile defense plans for Central Europe.
Lawmakers in Georgia's breakaway republic of Abkhazia signed a statement on Thursday accusing Tblisi of military aggression, and warning that war could break out in the Caucasus.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Thursday he wants better ties with the European Union, but cannot accept the bloc's unquestioning obedience to the United States.
A decision to permit U.S. arms deliveries to Kosovo is "another profoundly mistaken step" by Washington, Serbian Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica said on Thursday.
Rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah failed at Yemeni-brokered talks on Thursday to overcome their differences, but agreed to start dialogue in early April, Al Arabiya television station reported.
Russia may allow its land and airspace to be used as a transit route for NATO-led counter-terrorism operation supplies to Afghanistan, a senior defense official said on Thursday.
Belarus's Foreign Ministry has advised the U.S. to halve the number of its diplomats in Minsk, ministry spokesman Andrei Popov said Thursday.
PepsiCo and the Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG) are to jointly acquire a 75.5% stake in the Russian Lebedyansky juice company for $1.4 billion, the company said on its website on Thursday. v
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China affirmed the continuing commercial relevance of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (ACFTA) on Tuesday and agreed to negotiate an upgrade on its principles of organization.
Mariano Rajoy, the prime minister of Spain, should be backed in his firm opposition to the Catalonia drive for independence German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, AFP reports.
The crisis in Ukraine cannot be solved by the further escalation of force without taking into account the interests of those in the southeast of the country and a peaceful dialogue, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.
Iran has decided not to offer rights to develop its oil deposits to foreign companies until a final settlement with foreign governments over its nuclear program is reached, Bloomberg reported citing Mehdi Hosseini, the head of Iran’s Oil Contracts Revision Committee.