A Pakistan court has barred the government from sending captured Afghan Taliban leaders abroad a day after Afghanistan said Pakistan had agreed to hand over a top militant commander.
Two Kyrgyz opposition parties have declared their support for calls to release former Defense Minister Ismail Isakov from prison.
Russia's KamAZ manufacturer says it has begun manufacturing trucks in India in a joint venture with the India-based Vectra Group.
Germany's parliament has voted to send up to 850 more troops to Afghanistan and extend the mission by one year.
Armenian's chief prosecutor says his office will oversee the controversial criminal proceedings launched by police against the brother of prominent businessman Khachatur Sukiasian.
Ebrahim Yazdi, the imprisoned secretary-general of the Freedom Movement of Iran, has been released from prison and taken to a hospital for heart surgery.
The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb General Zdravko Tolimir opened at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) today.
A Turkish court has charged more officers for allegedly plotting several years ago to topple the government, increasing the number of officers jailed to 31.
At least 16 people have been killed and more than 36 wounded in a coordinated attack in the central, most fortified part of Kabul.
Washington has rejected accusations by Iran of U.S. backing for a Sunni Muslim rebel group whose leader was arrested in Iran this week.
Mansour Osanlou, the leader of Tehran's municipal bus service union, was reportedly assaulted by an inmate in an Iranian prison, RFE/RL's Radio Farda reports.
A Russian court today sentenced nine people to jail terms of up to 23 years for their roles in ethnically motivated murder and other attacks.