Leftist former Prime Minister Milos Zeman has won the Czech Republic's first direct presidential election.
A senior Iranian official says his country would consider any attack on Syria an attack on itself.
Provincial officials say at least 10 Afghan policemen have been killed in a suicide-bomb attack in the northeastern Afghan city of Konduz.
Gunmen have killed two Iraqi soldiers and abducted three others in Fallujah as mourners gathered in the western city for the funeral of protesters killed during an antigovernment demonstration a day earlier.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 21 defendants to death over clashes between rival soccer fans in which 74 people were killed a year ago.
Hundreds of people have demonstrated in Azerbaijan's capital to express solidarity with recent protests in the central town of Ismayilli.
Officials in the eastern Afghan province of Ghazni say two people were killed in a suicide attack.
Iran is blaming six world powers for postponing talks over its nuclear program from agreed dates in January to February.
Reports from northwestern Pakistan say clashes between two Islamic militant groups over control of a valley near the Afghan border have killed at least 24 people.
President Muhammad Morsi has called for calm, saying citizens should respect the ideals of the revolution and express their views peacefully.
The commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan has condemned a suicide car-bomb attack that killed at least five civilians and injured more than 15 others.
Talks between six major powers and Iran over the country's nuclear program face further delay.