The international police organization Interpol has issued a global alert against Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi and 15 other Libyans.
Dozens of people protested today in the Russian city of Barnaul against corruption and other ills.
A newspaper aimed at Central Asian labor migrants has debuted in the Russian city of St. Petersburg.
Fifty-five prominent Russian public figures have protested what they describe as pressure on the courts by supporters of jailed former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky during his trial last year, which was roundly condemned by rights groups.
The Egyptian military subsequently ordered the evacuation of the building, to the internal security service in that country's second-biggest city, the Mediterranean port of Alexandria.
Teachers in mixed Kyrgyz-Uzbek marriages are to receive cash payments in a bid to keep them from leaving a district in southern Kyrgyzstan.
German federal prosecutors say the killing of two U.S. servicemen in a shooting at Frankfurt airport this week was the act of an individual and not a militant network.
Police say a bomb blast near a mosque in northwestern Pakistan has killed at least nine people and wounded more than 30.
The Belarusian lawyer of a jailed former opposition presidential candidate has been disbarred, the latest legal defender to be stripped of his license after working with the opposition.
A General-Prosecutor's Office official said the women have been amnestied and the criminal investigation into their activities was terminated.
Protesters have gathered in the streets of several Iraqi cities for a new "Day of Rage," but so far without the bloodshed that claimed the lives of at least 16 people a week ago.
There are reports of dozens of casualties amid fighting between opponents and forces loyal to Libyan ruler Muammar Qaddafi.