The search engine giant Google has begun diverting its Kazakhstan traffic through its main portal, google.com, instead of its Kazakh website, google.kz.
Russian officials have unexpectedly inspected a Moscow rock club that has agreed to host a concert on June 10 to support prominent music critic Artyom Troitsky.
A senior Russian defense industry executive says Armenia wants to acquire Russian rocket artillery systems that have a firing range of up to 90 kilometers.
Kazakh officials say they have extradited 29 Uzbek asylum seekers to Uzbekistan.
Libyan rebels gained pledges of more than $1.3 billion in aid today, as Western and Arab nations met in Abu Dhabi to focus on plans for a post-Muammar Qaddafi Libya.
Syrian state television says the country's military has launched an operation to "liberate" a restive northwestern town near the Turkish border.
Croatia has indicted a former senior interior ministry official, charging him with war crimes against Serb civilians at the beginning of the country's independence war in the early 1990s.
Uzbek officials have said that an armed Tajik border guard was arrested in Uzbekistan's Surkhandarya region on June 7.
Reports say the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) board of governors has decided to bring Syria before the UN Security Council.
Hundreds of Syrians fled to Turkey on June 9 as elite Syrian troops moved to encircle the restive town of Jisr al-Shughour.
The United States has announced sanctions against three Iranian groups and one person over human rights abuses in Iran since the country's disputed 2009 presidential election.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates says there will be "no rush for the exits" by the United States in Afghanistan.