Two Sufis have been reportedly arrested in Tehran and Shiraz.
A U.S. military tribunal has recommended that the intelligence analyst suspected of passing classified information to Wikileaks should face a court martial.
Moldova's Constitutional Court has annulled a December presidential election that produced no winner.
Iran's President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has arrived in Ecuador’s capital, Quito, for talks with President Rafael Correa on the fourth and last leg of his Latin American tour.
Iran has called on the United Nations to condemn the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist, calling it a "terrorist attack” orchestrated by foreign powers who want to disrupt Iran’s nuclear program.
Syria’s border guards have turned away a convoy of about 200 Syrian and foreign activists who were trying to enter the country.
Some 200 veterans of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster clean-up have rallied in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk to demand that they receive full pension payments.
The Russian opposition movement Solidarity has started a series of single-person protests in front of former voting stations in St. Petersburg.
Police in eastern Ukraine have launched an investigation into the alleged theft of tents owned by supporters of jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
Bosnia's parliament has voted in economist Vjekoslav Bevanda as prime minister, 15 months after general elections.
Japan has announced it would reduce its imports of Iranian crude oil to comply with new U.S. sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program.
Intelligence officials say a drone strike has killed six militants in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border.