The husband of jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova says she has not been heard from for nearly two weeks since she left her Russian prison colony following demands to be transferred to another penitentiary.
President Atifete Jahjaga has said local elections set for November 3 will be a test of Kosovo's political maturity as it seeks closer ties with the European Union.
Georgia's prime minister has proposed that his close ally, Interior Minister Irakli Garibashvili, succeed him when he steps down in the next few weeks.
Russia and Japan have agreed to hold joint military and antipiracy exercises and establish a defense-consultation framework.
Pakistan's interior minister says the killing of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud has "scuttled" efforts toward peace talks with the insurgent group.
U.S. President Barack Obama has called for an inclusive, democratic Iraq free of violence.
Authorities say one airport security officer was killed and seven other people were injured when a gunman opened fire at the Los Angeles International Airport on November 1.
Pakistani Taliban sources have confirmed the group's leader, Hakimullah Mehsud, was killed by a suspected U.S. drone strike on November 1 in Northern Waziristan.
Visiting Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov discussed bilateral cooperation between Astana and Bishkek with his Kyrgyz counterpart, Jantoro Satybaldiev.
Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz says Turkey will help ship Iraqi oil to world markets
The Council of Europe's human rights commissioner says he wants Azerbaijan to implement a series of reforms before Baku takes over the chairmanship of the Council of Europe (CoE).
Tajikistan has acknowledged reckless driving by children of the country's elite has been responsible for deadly traffic accidents.