Sources close to the strategic conglomerate Zeromax claim the company's operations are being wound down by the Uzbek government.
The law, approved by the Samara Oblast Duma, declares that children under 18 years cannot be present in any public place without their parents or a responsible adult between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. during the summer.
A top Armenian lawmaker says Yerevan will not agree to renewed discussions on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict at the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) until it clarifies the talk's purpose.
A jailed Kazakh opposition activist is facing new charges for violently resisting police.
An Armenian law enforcement body investigating the suspicious death of a man in police custody has moved closer to endorsing police claims that his death was the result of a suicide.
A military court in the central Russian city of Tomsk has fined an army officer after he pleaded guilty to "propagating fascist ideas."
Belarusian police used force to disperse a gay pride parade in Minsk today.
The lawyer for a French teaching assistant who was arrested on spying charges after Iran's disputed June election says she will be acquitted on May 16.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov says he has ordered parliament to draft a law on political parties.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has arrived in London following his four-day state visit to Washington.
At least 22 people have been killed and 170 wounded in the Thai capital Bangkok after a third day of violence between government troops and protesters.
There have been international calls for calm in Kyrgyzstan, where clashes in the south of the country between backers of the interim government and supporters of ousted President Kurmanbek Bakiev have left one dead and at least 60 wounded.