U.S. federal prosecutors have charged a Russian national and his associates from Latvia and Romania with creating and distributing a computer virus they described as "one of the most financially destructive in history."
Pakistan's chief justice has ordered an investigation into the death of an official probing a corruption scandal involving the prime minister.
Kyrgyzstan's State Border Guard Service has rejected media reports that a Kyrgyz helicopter illegally entered the airspace of neighboring Uzbekistan earlier this month.
A suicide bombing inside a Shi'ite mosque in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu has killed dozens of people.
A controversial report on political prisoners in Azerbaijan has been voted down at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
Police have detained eight opposition activists for gathering without official permission in front of the Dutch Embassy in Moscow.
Slovakia's Foreign Ministry says it is being denied access to one of its citizens arrested in Iran on charges of spying for the United States.
Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has reportedly suggested that the next round of international talks over Iran's nuclear program should take place in Cairo.
In comments published by a Russian newspaper, the imprisoned members of the feminist performance group Pussy Riot say they have no regrets for the "punk prayer" against President Vladimir Putin that resulted in their incarceration.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is calling a recently passed U.S. law that targets Russian officials with sanctions for alleged human rights abuses "odious."
Russian authorities have backed down on a controversial plan to shut down a renowned hospital in St. Petersburg and hand it over for the exclusive use of top judges.
Kyrgyz authorities have agreed to allow Uzbek trucks carrying food and gasoline to cross into Uzbekistan's Sokh and Shokhimardon districts.