Ukrainian deputy Health Minister Raisa Moiseyenko has said that jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko would stay for at least one more month in a clinic for treatment.
The NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan has said that a decision to curtail joint operations with Afghan forces is a "temporary" response to a "current threat."
Russian mobile phone operator MTS says it is planning international legal action against Uzbekistan after a Tashkent court ordered the nationalization of its subsidiary in a tax dispute.
The Kyrgyz Prosecutor General's office says a lawmaker has been arrested on charges of fraud and corruption.
Russia may soon join the growing list of countries blocking or restricting access to YouTube to prevent people from viewing a controversial film that ridicules the Prophet Muhammad.
Unknown attackers opened fire at a grocery store late on September 17 in the town of Babayurt in Russia's restive North Caucasus republic of Daghestan.
Azerbaijani authorities have launched a probe into a fire that killed at least two people and severely injured another two at a plant in the city of Sumqayit, some 30 kilometers north of Baku.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is in Beijing, urging calm as tensions between Japan and China over a group of disputed islands continued to grow.
North Korea's state news agency KCNA reports that Pyongyang and Moscow have signed a debt deal, although it gave no details of any of the terms.
Afghan militants have claimed responsibility for a suicide car-bomb attack near the international airport in Kabul that killed 12 people, including at least eight foreigners.
The outgoing United Nations Representative in Libya, Ian Martin, says the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last week was a wake up call for the north African country to improve security.
Regional powers have met to discuss the crisis in Syria.