Ukraine has filed a "special partnership" request with NATO, state news agency UNIAN has said.
EU Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva has said the union will provide assistance to the countries that were most affected by the inflow of migrants.
Curbing the flow of migrants into Europe will be the focus of a meeting held by the leaders of ten countries on Saturday.
Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry has urged Macedonian authorities to distance themselves from the destruction of a memorial plaque placed by Bulgarians on the peak of Kaimakchalan, at the Greek-Macedonian border.
A Macedonian journalist has vandalized a Bulgarian memorial plaque by smashing it into pieces it with a hammer, sparking outrage among some Bulgarian politicians, media, and historians.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Sergey Naryshkin, until now speaker of Parliament's lower house, as head of foreign intelligence service (SVR).
Hungary has partly backtracked on its strong support for Bulgaria's entry into the Schengen borderless area, with an official saying the accession criteria should be met first.
Bulgaria's government has approved a decision to grant financial assistance to Macedonia to help it deal with the aftermath of floods in August.
Serbia does not back the construction of border fences to stop migrants arriving from Bulgaria and Macedonia, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has said.
A lawmaker running on ruling United Russia party's ticket in the Sunday elections has said Russia will buy out the entire Bulgarian state.
Russia plans the creation of a Ministry of State Security (MGB) in a large-scale institutional restructuring, sources quoted by daily Kommersant have suggested.
United Russia party of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has gained a stable majority in Parliament's lower house after the general election held on Sunday, official results indicate.
Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister has said Moscow sees as "likely" a late entry in the race for UN Secretary General, in an apparent reference to Kristalina Georgieva, the EU Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's United Russia party has won by a landslide the elections held in the country on Sunday, but has lost some support, exit polls have suggested.
Scuffles have broken out in front of Russia's diplomatic services in Kiev and Odessa as Russia goes to the polls.
An explosion has left twenty-nine people hurt, none of them critically, but one seriously, New York officials say.
The EU Commission should help states on the continent bring their positions closer with regard to the migration crisis, the government quotes the Prime Ministers of Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary as saying.
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