Kazakh authorities have launched an investigation into the mass death of the endangered saiga antelope in the west of the country.
Kyrgyzstan's interim government has submitted a formal request to Interpol to assist in locating and arresting ousted President Kurmanbek Bakiev.
Media reports say U.S. President Barack Obama will announce a six-month extension on a deepwater oil drilling moratorium on May 27 while a special commission studies the reasons for the Gulf of Mexico spill.
A senior member of Armenia's ruling party has downplayed the possibility of early elections, which have been called for by the opposition.
A regional leader of Tajikistan's Islamic Renaissance Party has been charged with human trafficking.
Russia today said it will go ahead with plans to hold naval exercises near North Korea in June despite rising tensions between the two Koreas.
Tatarstan parliament speaker Farit Mukhametshin has proposed that the official adoption of Islam by the precursors of the Tatar people in the 10th century be marked annually.
About 50 Tajik students and members of Kyrgyzstan's Tajik Association picketed the Uzbek Embassy in Bishkek today to demand the full resumption of rail traffic between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
Jailed Iranian political activist Emad Bahavar has been transferred to a prison known for its harsh regime.
Hossain Aryan, Deputy Director of Radio Farda, is interviewed by Turkish TV about diplomatic efforts to resolve the Iranian nuclear standoff.
The White House is issuing President Barack Obama's National Security Strategy, a document in which the president sets out his priorities for keeping the nation safe in today's world.
Armenian Education Minister Armen Ashotian says a revised government bill allowing a limited number of schools in Armenia to teach in a foreign language is due to be submitted to parliament for approval soon.