U.S. news network CNN is reporting that Russian police in next month's Olympics host city, Sochi, have distributed fliers showing a woman they believe could be a terrorist and currently in the city.
RFE/RL Ukrainian Service journalists Dmytro Barkar and Igor Iskhakov were beaten and detained by police while covering clashes in Kyiv on January 20. After their release, they described those events.
Opposition continues to mount to Iran's involvement in the Syrian peace negotiations, raising further doubts about the talks due to begin this week in Switzerland.
Kyrgyzstan has been holding reservists' military training in the southern Batken province near a disputed section of the Kyrgyz-Tajik border.
A member of Tajikistan's opposition Islamic Renaissance Party has died in a prison hospital in Tajikistan's northern city of Khujand.
Officials in Azerbaijan's breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh say Azerbaijani forces killed one of its soldiers.
More than 20 people have been reported killed and dozens of others injured in a series of bomb explosions in Baghdad.
An Islamist militant group has claimed responsibility for two suicide bombings that killed at least 34 people last month in the Russian city of Volgograd.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered new assurances to gay athletes and fans attending the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics next month.
Afghan officials say an attack involving multiple suicide bombers at a base in the southern Kandahar Province has killed at least one NATO soldier.
Iranian state television has reported that Tehran has started implementing the terms of an international agreement on suspending uranium enrichment.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has agreed to talks with the opposition after violent clashes between antigovernment protesters and riot police in Kyiv.