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
Flight data recorders from the crash site of the light aircraft at Moscow's Vnukovo airport have been found, the head of the press service of the airport Elena Krylova told journalists Tuesday.
Newly-appointed US "Ebola Czar" Ronald Klain will not be testifying at the United States House of Representatives hearing on Ebola on Friday, Principal Deputy Press Secretary for the White House Eric Schultz said.
Ukrainian forces used cluster munitions in populated areas of Donetsk in October, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in an official release.
US Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham urged the Obama administration to intensify the fight against the Islamic State (IS), a press release issued by McCain’s press office said.