Health officials in Egypt say four people have been killed in clashes between supporters of ousted Islamist President Muhammad Morsi and security forces.
The United Nations' human rights agency has urged Azerbaijani authorities to "recognize and facilitate the work" of human rights and civil society activists in the run up to the October 9 presidential election.
Dutch Take Legal Action To Free Greenpeace Activists In Russia
Two European Union envoys have asked Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to pardon jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
Russia says it will not allow a senior FIFA official to enter the country because he is blacklisted for his former role as a U.S. federal prosecutor.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has met his Belarusian counterpart, Alyaksandr Lukashenka, who is paying a two-day official visit to Kazakhstan.
Afghanistan's national cricket team has beaten Kenya in a resounding victory to reach its first-ever World Cup in the sport.
Tajikistan's ruling party on Friday nominated longtime President Emomali Rahmon to run in the November 6 presidential election.
A group of journalists from independent and opposition media outlets has been attacked by a pro-government mob during an opposition rally in the central Azerbaijani town of Sabirabad.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned Turkey that it will suffer for supporting rebels fighting to overthrow his government.
A mistaken report by a local branch of the Emergency Situations Ministry has sparked momentary panic in Russia's Tyumen region.
Last month, the Pakistani government organized a similar meeting that ended with participants unanimously calling for peace talks with militants.