President Barack Obama says the use or movement of chemical weapons by Syrian President Basher al-Assad’s regime would change the U.S. perspective on how to respond to the crisis.
Nine people, including four children, have been reported killed and dozens wounded by a bomb attack close to a police station in southeastern Turkey.
U.S. President Barack Obama has expressed "deep concern" about the recent killings of NATO troops in Afghanistan by their allies among the Afghan security forces.
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has dismissed Foreign Minister Syarhey Martynau and replaced him with Uladzimer Makei, the head of the presidential administration.
Police say a border guard in Kyrgyzstan has shot dead four of his colleagues and the wife of one of them.
Officials said three Afghans from a politically connected family were killed on August 20 when their car struck a roadside bomb in eastern Paktia Province.
Police in Ukraine have prevented an attempt by protesters to storm the city council building in the eastern city of Kharkiv to prevent lawmakers there from voting to approve the Russian language as an official regional language.
Tajikistan's Defense Ministry has denied that recent deadly clashes are behind an order calling on all males aged between 18 and 45 years of age to report to military offices in the Gorno-Badakhshan autonomous region.
Nine Russian antigay activists have filed a $10 million lawsuit against Madonna, claiming they were offended by the U.S. pop diva's support of homosexuals during her recent show in St. Petersburg.
Ukraine's opposition is filing a lawsuit that seeks the official recognition of "crimes committed by President Viktor Yanukovych against the people of Ukraine."
Belarus's Interior Ministry has declined to comment on reports by bloggers that a man looking like the brother of ex-Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev has been living in Minsk.
Authorities in the Russian republic of Tatarstan say three suspected members of an Islamic group that was planning a terrorist attack have been killed in an explosion, which tore their car apart.