Greenpeace International says Russian authorities have informed the environmental group that they will release its ship "Arctic Sunrise."
A double car bombing targeting the Shabak ethnic minority in northern Iraq has killed at least four people and wounded more than 40 others.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Ukraine's President-elect Petro Poroshenko "overall has the right approach" to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
Pakistan's media regulatory agency has suspended the operating license of the country's leading news channel after a complaint from the Pakistani military.
Afghan authorities are reporting that masked men hanged at least 11 Taliban commanders in eastern Afghanistan.
One the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, U.S. President Barack Obama said the invasion turned "more than the course of a war but the fate of human history."
Three people have been killed in an explosion at Kosovo's second-biggest coal-fired power plant.
Six Afghan border guards have been wounded in an attack on the northern village of Marchak, along the border with Turkmenistan.
Some 50 religious scholars from the nongovernmental Pakistan Ulema Council have met and issued an edict against so-called "honor killings."
The government of Uzbekistan has begun to switch all official correspondence to a domestic electronic-mail system called umail.uz.
Two people -- a school principal and a teacher -- died when their car fell into a 20-meter gorge in Russia's North Caucasus Republic of Daghestan.
A U.S. military hospital in Germany says U.S. Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl's condition shows "signs of improvement," several days after he was released by his Taliban captors and evacuated from Afghanistan.