Armenia has won the 2011 world team chess championship by edging out China and Ukraine.
The trial of former Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev has resumed in a military court in Bishkek.
Five activists attempting to stop the demolition of an old mansion in Moscow say they were severely beaten by private security guards.
In a statement, the police force said officers from its specialist cybercrime unit arrested the 19-year-old at an address in Scotland's Shetland Islands on July 27.
A Ukrainian court has dismissed a state prosecutors' request to detain former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko who is on trial over alleged abuse of office.
Striking oil workers in the western Kazakh city of Atyrau have sent a letter to popular singer Sting to thank him for canceling a concert in support of their strike.
The imam of Kyrgyzstan's southern city of Osh has banned children's classes at local mosques and using mosques for residential purposes.
An exiled Iranian opposition group has criticized the United States for not doing enough to help victims of clashes at a dissident camp in Iraq.
Gold jewelry sellers in Baku say the high international price for gold is causing Azerbaijanis to buy less and hurting their businesses.
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has said that Norway would review police response and security measures after a mourning period for the two attacks that killed at least 76 people on July 22.
A mob of angry Serbs threw firebombs and a customs post was set ablaze on Kosovo's northernmost border with Serbia, hours after Kosovar special police withdrew from the area.
Activists and witnesses say Syrian security forces backed by tanks shot dead 11 civilians when they stormed a town near Damascus on July 27, in the latest attack on demonstrators protesting against President Bashar al-Assad's rule.