Government officials in Tripoli have taken journalists to a site in the Libyan capital allegedly bombed by NATO warplanes.
The Syrian army has reportedly entered a village bordering Turkey, where some 10,000 Syrians have sought refuge from a government crackdown on antiregime protests.
Gay pride rallies were being held in several Balkan capitals on June 18, with hundreds of police on duty to protect the marchers following calls by extremist groups to stop the marches.
Britain has urged its citizens to leave Syria because of the civil unrest in the Middle East country.
The Interior Ministry has said an attack by three suicide bombers at a police station in Kabul has killed nine people.
An associate of ousted Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev's son who was arrested in Moscow last week has reportedly been released while his extradition to Kyrgyzstan is being considered.
The Kyrgyz parliament has adopted a resolution calling for a news website to be banned.
The lawyer for BBC correspondent Urinboy Usmonov, who was arrested in Tajikistan this week for alleged ties to an extremist group, says she has been denied access to her client.
The Iraqi government says several of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's most lavish palaces will be transformed into tourist facilities, museums, and galleries.
South Korean troops are reported to have mistakenly fired on a passenger plane flying from China.
The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant says it has suspended clean-up operations of radioactive water only hours after it started.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai says the United States is in contact with the Taliban about a possible settlement to the near decade-long war in Afghanistan.