Kyrgyz youth organizations are planning a forum in the southern city of Osh to discuss the country's new draft constitution, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said he is stepping down as Labour Party leader.
Kyrgyzstan has asked Latvia to detain the son of ousted Kyrgyz leader Kurmanbek Bakiev.
The brother of an activist hanged in Iran has blamed the country's supreme leader for his death, RFE/RL's Radio Farda reports.
The Ukrainian opposition has announced the creation of an opposition movement, the Committee to Protect Ukraine.
Education officials say that upcoming high school graduation ceremonies and celebrations in the eastern Belarusian city of Mahileu will be closely monitored by police, RFE/RL's Belarus Service reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has arrived in Washington on a four-day visit, in the wake of recent public spats between the two sides on governance and corruption.
The former head of Kyrgyzstan's presidential secretariat has begun a hunger strike in prison, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
Pakistani officials say at least nine soldiers and 30 Taliban militants were killed in a fierce battle today in the country's northwestern Orakzai region.
The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatovic, today expressed concern about recent reports of pressure against independent media in Belarus.
Iran has reportedly given European oil giants Shell and Repsol two weeks to decide on their contracts to develop major gas fields.