Jalil Jilani, Pakistan's foreign secretary, said at a news conference in Abu Dhabi that Islamabad was coordinating the release of all Afghan Taliban prisoners still in Pakistan's custody.
A court in the capital of Russia's Republic of Tatarstan has upheld the sentences of two leaders of the Al-Ikhlas Mosque.
Ukraine's prosecutor-general says jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been notified that she is suspected of having ordered the murder of a Ukrainian lawmaker 16 years ago.
A former guard of the Gdlan prison in Tbilisi who gave the media videos of inmates being tortured in prison, Vladimer Bedukadze, has been arrested on his arrival at Tbilisi airport from abroad.
European Council President Herman van Rompuy says Serbia has made enough progress in normalizing relations with Kosovo for the EU to look at the possibility of opening accession talks with Belgrade.
Syrian opposition activists say a Belgian-born French journalist has died in the northern city of Aleppo while covering fighting between government troops and rebels.
The Tajik government's Communications Service chief says the Facebook social network and the website of RFE/RL's Tajik Service will be accessible again in two or three days.
The Tajik foreign minister has officially asked Russian authorities to provide Dushanbe with historical documents related to borders between former Soviet republics in Central Asia.
Armenian history will soon be included in the curriculum of Georgian schools.
Tajik security forces have killed one alleged member of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) and arrested nine other suspects in the country's north.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has given the government's top anticorruption official six days to further investigate corruption charges against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.
The United States and Japan are urging Algeria to safeguard hostages' lives as a standoff continues between the army and remaining militants at a natural gas facility in the country.