The Russian space agency Roskosmos says an unmanned supply ship bound for the International Space Station (ISS) has failed to reach its planned orbit.
Armenian Prosecutor-General Aghvan Hovsepian has expressed concern over a series of high-profile robberies in Yerevan.
France and Britain are working to unfreeze Libyan assets blocked by UN Security Council sanctions.
Relatives of an Armenian soldier who was found dead last week say they do not believe he committed suicide.
Belarus has denied entry to a Lithuanian television journalist after blacklisting the longtime Minsk correspondent.
Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic pleaded not guilty today to war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev ruled out a compromise deal with Ukraine today which would have allowed Kyiv to pursue free-trade pacts with the European Union and a Russian-led regional bloc.
A senior Kyrgyz security official has stepped down in protest at what he says is his agency's transformation into a "tool" to protect top officials' interests.
The funeral has been held for a witness in the investigation of last month's Volga riverboat tragedy who was found dead of an apparent suicide.
Rights activists say another Uzbek citizen wanted by Tashkent on religious extremism charges has been detained in Kazakhstan and faces possible extradition.
A suspected member of a Kyrgyz criminal group has been apprehended near Moscow. Kyrgyz Interior Ministry spokesman Adyl Omorov told RFE/RL on August 24 that Kazbek Bilalov, 34, was arrested in the town of Zelenograd this week.
A prominent human rights lawyer jailed in Iran has refused prison visits by her family after they were roughly treated by prison staff.