Fifty-nine-year-old Russian Pavel Vinogradov took part in maintenance work outside the International Space Station on April 19, becoming the oldest human to walk in space.
Several thousand people have rallied in central Tbilisi in support of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili.
German police have destroyed a package addressed to the country's president that was suspected of containing explosives.
A leader of Tajikistan's largest opposition party has been attacked in the capital, Dushanbe.
The U.S. State Department has released its "Country Reports On Human Rights Practices" for 2012, highlighting crackdowns on civil society, struggles for democratic change, and threats to freedom of expression.
The headmaster of Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's former school in the Russian republic of Daghestan, Temirmagomed Davydov, says they all left Makhachkala for the United States in March 2002. (Reuters video)
The opposition brought the motion on April 19 but only 190 deputies out of 450 supported the measure to dismiss Prime Minister Mykola Azarov's government.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with his Egyptian counterpart, Muhammad Morsi, in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
The European Parliament has adopted a resolution "strongly" criticizing Kazakhstan for failure to respect political, media, and religious freedoms.
Afghan authorities say they have arrested five Taliban-linked militants, including a woman, who were planning to launch suicide attacks against civilians later this month.
Boston police have released a new photo of the surviving Marathon bombing suspect. The picture was taken from the video camera in a convenience store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The other suspect died after a shoot-out with police. (AP)
A rocket attack close to a Pakistani election rally has killed at least one person and wounded 14 others in South Waziristan.