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 father of suspected Ottawa gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau could have fought alongside rebels in the Libyan civil war in 2011, Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail reported.
The general director and a deputy general director from Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport have resigned after the fatal crash that killed French oil giant Total’s CEO earlier in the week, the airport’s press service reported Thursday.
Migrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates are physically abused and exploited amid subjection to unfavorable work conditions, a statement published on the website of Human Rights Watch (HRW) Thursday said.
Washington and Moscow should have more dialogue, and talk to each other in a civilized way, Former US Ambassador to Ukraine told RIA Novosti Thursday.