The Kyrgyz opposition Ata-Meken (Fatherland) party has demanded that President Kurmanbek Bakiev and his son resign.
A Kyrgyz rights group says it is seriously concerned by what it calls a coordinated attack by authorities on freedom of speech
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the reduction of nuclear arsenals has to be carried out in a balanced manner, but that atomic weapons were still needed for deterrence reasons.
A former Kazakh banker has accused President Nursultan Nazarbaev's son-in-law of inciting a strike by several thousand workers at an oil facility in southwestern Kazakhstan, RFE/RL's Kazakh Service reports.
The Russian Supreme Court has upheld a ban on the opposition Yabloko party taking part in upcoming elections to the Sverdlovsk Oblast Duma.
A court in the Kazakh capital has sentenced Mukhtar Dzhakishev, the former head of state nuclear company Kazatomprom, to 14 years in prison.
About 200 demonstrators gathered in the central Russian city of Biisk to protest price hikes and a perceived "monopolization of power," RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.
Hundreds of displaced Christians in northern Iraq were unable to vote in the parliamentary elections because they were unregistered, RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq (RFI) reports.
About 150 people in northeastern Uzbekistan have held a rally to protest the arrest of a local activist.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is in New Delhi today for talks on ways to boost cooperation with India in the nuclear power, space and defense sectors.
Armenian police have dropped a controversial criminal case against a youth activist who publicized alleged sexual and other abuse at a Yerevan boarding school for disabled children.
Police in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan have been accused of extrajudicial violence.