Iranian state television says talks on Iran's controversial nuclear program between representatives of Iran and the five permanent UN Security Council nations and Germany have ended with "solutions for all the points of disagreements."
Officials in Russia's Olympic city of Sochi have designated a venue where people can protest or rally about issues unrelated to the Winter Olympics, which will be held in Sochi next month.
The lawyer for the leader of Armenia's nationalist Tsegakron party says her client has ended his 17-day hunger strike while in pretrial detention.
A member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) says the reported $50 billion Russia is spending on the Sochi Olympics is an exorbitant sum that serves as a "bad example" for other countries.
The mayor of the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, has banned music in the city's public transportation system that is "alien to national and universal human values."
Kyrgyz lawmakers are continuing discussions in an effort to tackle "technical" issues in a deal with Canada's Centerra Gold Company to exploit the country's largest gold mine, Kumtor.
Criminal charges related to the alleged torture death of a suspect in custody have been filed against a former Georgian Interior Ministry official.
A Russian art teacher whose imprisonment sparked protests has been freed following the intervention of President Vladimir Putin.
There are reports of more fighting in Iraq's western Anbar Province, where security forces are trying to oust insurgents who have seized parts of two cities.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has urged the leader of Iraq's self-ruled northern Kurdish region to work with the governments of Iraq and Turkey to resolve a conflict over the region's oil.
Afghan officials say U.S. forces have accidentally shot dead a 4-year-old boy, further straining relations between Kabul and Washington.