Unconfirmed reporting says that many of Emomali Rahmon’s relatives have been hospitalised with coronavirus symptoms in recent weeks.
Viktor Orban's government has refused to deny accusations that it used Israeli spyware to watch journalists and political opponents.
As her PAS party prepares to form a new government, President Sandu says it will have to "find urgent solutions to a multitude of problems".
The measure may help herders suffering a massive die-off, but will disrupt supply chains that local farmers have been building for years.
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said he plans "unprecedented" set of economic measures to support development of the Kuril Islands.
Drought demonstrations in Khuzestan enter 12th day. Officials in the capital say protest there is a local matter over blackouts hitting commerce, but Iran analysts are watching closely.
March draws 30,000 in protest against Fidesz's new law banning the depiction of homosexuality in schools.
Valentin Inzko's amendments to Bosnian criminal code welcomed in most of Bosnia and the region, but meet with opposition from Serb member of the presidency Milorad Dodik, who threatens secession.
Developing the route that will cut up to 19 days off the journey time between Southeast Asia and Northwest Europe is part of Russia’s efforts to exploit the Arctic as global warming opens it up to sea traffic.
Announcement of impending regulation comes amid smear campaign against outlets receiving financial support from US-based Chrest Foundation.
With the delta variant starting to spread in Southeast Europe, officials are warning of a new wave of the pandemic that may put pressure on hospitals as early as August or September.
Inflationary pressure higher and more persistent than forecast, says CBR, warning of signs of overheating in some sectors.
Merkel remarks that she “wants close relations with Ankara, but does not anticipate Turkey's accession to the EU”.
NBU governor Kyrylo Shevchenko says further rate increase to 8.5% is planned with inflation expected to pass 10% soon.
State’s seizure of control of gold mine from subsidiary of NYSE-listed Centerra Gold has shocked foreign investors.
Erdogan administration has in fact held on to emergency regime powers ever since the failed July 2016 coup attempt. Yet a lot of reporting on the country fails to take that into account.
Referendum widely seen as diversion from Pegasus wiretapping scandal and the suspension of recovery fund money from Brussels.
Raging fires have been an increasing occurrence in Siberian summers, with the trend widely attributed to climate change, which has caused temperatures in the vast Taiga forest to spike each year.
Following cluster of Vienna incidents, US has stepped up investigation into possible attacks made with directed pulsed microwave energy.
NGOs demand more details of Telekom Srbija’s huge broadcasting rights deal that some see as having political rather than economic motivation.