Three Afghans who worked as interpreters for British troops in Afghanistan have launched a legal bid in London to overturn a government decision not to give them the same benefits Britain gave to Iraqi interpreters.
U.S. President Barack Obama has named veteran diplomat James Dobbins as his special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The family of a U.S. journalist who has been missing in Syria since November 2012 says they believe he is being held by the security services of President Bashar al-Assad.
A candidate in Pakistan's legislative elections later this month has been shot dead, along with his young son.
Russia's Council of Muftis has met and decided how to allocate the 20,500 slots that Saudi Arabia has given Russia for the 2013 hajj in October.
Iraqi officials say at least five people have been killed and about 20 others injured in a car-bomb attack at a Sunni mosque in a predominantly Sunni area of Rashidiya, north of Baghdad.
EU Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighborhood Policy Stefan Fuele says Azerbaijan must continue to meet its commitments on advancing democracy and human rights.
Search teams in Kyrgyzstan are continuing to look for three crew members of a U.S. KC-135 Stratotanker that crashed near the border with Kazakhstan.
A Kyrgyz government commission is looking into potential problems that could be caused by moving waste heaps at the country's biggest gold mine.
The Kyrgyz State Committee for National Security (UKMK) is trying to find out who distributed posters expressing support for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
One day after the death of an Indian prisoner in Pakistan, officials in Indian Kashmir say a Pakistani prisoner in a local jail sustained severe head injuries after being beaten by another inmate.
Prosecutor Hassan Kakar said a three-member team of senior police officers from the southwestern province of Balochistan began questioning Musharraf on May 2.