Six journalists from the "Ekspress" newspaper chained themselves to a Budapest-to-Moscow train today in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv to protest restrictions on the independent media.
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has called for states that threaten to use nuclear weapons to be punished, a clear reference to a new U.S. nuclear strategy released last month.
Kyrgyz authorities say they have found almost $9 million in cash belonging to former Kyrgyz Defense Minister Bakyt Kalyev in a safe-deposit box in a bank in Bishkek.
Armenian police are facing more torture allegations stemming from a criminal investigation that led to a suspicious death in police custody.
Chinese President Hu Jintao described Armenia as a "trustworthy friend" and called for a further expansion of bilateral political, economic, and cultural ties as he met with Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian in Shanghai.
A previously unknown militant group has released a video apparently showing an Afghan envoy kidnapped in Pakistan a year and a half ago.
The leader of Belarus's main opposition movement, Alyaksandr Milinkevich, said today after announcing his candidacy for president that he sees Belarus's future in the European Union.
Thirty-nine schoolchildren have been hospitalized with apparent food poisoning in the Astrakhan Oblast of Russia's Volga region.
Security officials say Pakistani troops have killed at least 26 Islamist insurgents in clashes in the northwestern region.
Reformist websites in Iran say former cabinet minister Ahmad Motamedi has been stabbed at Amir Kabir University in Tehran.
A few hundred people gathered in Sarajevo today to commemorate the deaths of Serb soldiers killed in a May 3, 1992, attack on a Serb-led Yugoslav Army convoy.
Four Kazakh opposition activists are on hunger strike to protest police action against their May Day gathering.