RFE/RL's Kazakh Service reports there are ongoing clashes between police and an armed group in Kazakhstan's Aktobe region, in the west of the country.
A lawyer says former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic intends to boycott the UN war crimes court, where he is due to appear on July 4 to enter a plea against charges of genocide during the Bosnian war.
Serbia and Kosovo have struck several deals to overcome practical problems for citizens caused by Belgrade's refusal to recognize Pristina's independence.
Pakistani police have said a militant attack on a police checkpoint in the country's north killed at least three policemen.
Belarusian police have brutally dispersed antigovernment rallies across the country, firing tear gas and detaining dozens of protesters.
Belarusian border guards have reportedly detained the former speaker of the country's former parliament, Stanislav Shushkevich.
Exit polls in Thailand indicate a big win for the party of Yingluck Shinawatra, the sister of antigovernment "red shirt" movement leader Thaksin Shinawatra.
The U.S. military is expanding its Central Asian supply routes for the war in Afghanistan, fearing that the routes going through Pakistan could be endangered by deteriorating U.S.-Pakistani relations.
Eurozone finance ministers have cleared the way for Greece to receive urgent funds to avoid imminent bankruptcy, but warned it would take weeks to conclude a new bailout.
Iran has dismissed U.S. claims that Tehran has smuggled weapons to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Syrian President Bashar Assad has sacked the governor of a key central city in an attempt to appease an uprising against his rule.
NATO says it has begun accelerating its air strikes in the western half of Libya, which is still largely under leader Muammar Qaddafi's control.