Former Azerbaijani President Ayaz Mutallibov has returned to Baku after 19 years living in Moscow
Tajik authorities have suspended teaching at four higher education Islamic schools in the northern part of the country.
Some 200 people blocked a highway today in a northern part of the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, to demand infrastructure and their registration as residents.
A lawyer for striking oil workers in western Kazakhstan has been sentenced to six years in jail for "igniting social unrest.
A fire that started today at a meat plant in southeastern Moscow has spread and now engulfed an area of some 2,000 square meters.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has cut short his vacation and is heading back to London to chair a crisis meeting as rioting spread to four cities.
Local residents say Taliban militants have burned three villages in northwestern Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan.
NATO says that the 30 U.S. troops and seven Afghan soldiers who died in a weekend helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan were on a mission targeting a Taliban leader.
The government of Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province is offering free treatment for hepatitis C patients for families with lower incomes.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) says some 970 people have been killed in the ongoing violence in Pakistan's port city of Karachi this year.
A prominent Belarusian opposition activist who fled the country four months ago to avoid trial has disclosed she is in Lithuania where she has asked for political asylum.
The chief editor of a weekly newspaper in northern Kazakhstan has been found guilty of "igniting ethnic hatred" over a crossword clue deemed insulting to the Kazakh nation.