U.S. President Barack Obama has lifted a freeze on new military trials for terrorism suspects being held at the detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Tunisia's interim government announced today it was dissolving the country's secret police service
Well-known Central Asian specialist and prominent Russian-Uzbek journalist Sanobar Shermatova has died in Moscow of cardiac arrest at the age of 59.
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates today offered an apology for the deaths of Afghan children who were killed by a NATO air strike last week, describing it as a "setback."
Tunisia's prime minister has appointed a new government today, the third caretaker administration since the overthrow of authoritarian leader Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in January.
The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog agency said he is unable to guarantee that Iran is not trying to develop atomic weapons.
The U.S. space shuttle Discovery, the world's most traveled spaceship, has undocked from the International Space Station for the last time.
Officials say two people died and 19 were wounded, including police, in two bomb blasts in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad today.
Tajik authorities have opened an investigation into the death of a Dushanbe man whose relatives say was beaten by police.
Police in southern Kyrgyzstan have arrested a woman who allegedly tried to smuggle heroin to Russia.
Austria's foreign minister says the extradition of a former Bosnian army general to Serbia over war crimes allegations would be "unthinkable."
Posters calling for the immediate release of detained Belarusian activist Zmitser Dashkevich were pasted on walls and fences in Minsk over the weekend.