Afghan President Hamid Karzai has met in Kabul with U.S. President Barack Obama’s special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Marc Grossman.
Nationalists in Kyiv commemorate the foundation of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, fighting continues in Syria, Beirut is rocked by a bomb, and the last statue of Lenin is removed in Mongolia.
A suicide bomber blew himself up close to a mosque in Iran’s southern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, killing two people.
British doctors treating Pakistani teenager Malala Yousufzai said she has been able to stand with help for the first time.
Iraqi officials say four Pakistani Shi'ite pilgrims heading to a shrine in central Iraq have been killed in an attack on their bus.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered the intelligence agencies and the presidency to refrain from interfering in politics.
The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed sanctions against three men in Pakistan accused of supporting the activities of terrorist organizations.
The shooting of a Pakistani girl peace campaigner by extremists has prompted growing calls for the government to deliver a final deathblow to the Taliban in its stronghold of North Waziristan.
According to the latest figures released by Pakistani officials, monsoon floods in the last five weeks killed 445 people, and affected more than 5 million.
Authorities in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province have decided to rename a college after teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who was shot and seriously wounded by the Taliban last week.
Members of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) have met in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, to discuss a wide range of regional issues.
Doctors in Britain say Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head and neck by Taliban militants in a targeted assassination attempt, "has a chance of making a good recovery."