A Moscow court has prolonged the house arrest for the former CEO of Russia's Uralkali potash producing corporation.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Washington has "enormous concerns" for the restoration of the credibility of the elections process in Afghanistan.
Iraqi Kurdish politicians say they will stay away from cabinet meetings in protest at comments by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who accused the Kurdish autonomous region of harboring militants fighting his government.
Russian President Vladimir Putin begins a six-day tour of Latin America on July 11 with a visit to Havana, where he will hold talks with Cuban leaders, including 87-year-old former Cuban President Fidel Castro.
The website of the Iraqi Kurdish leader Masud Barzani says Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has "become hysterical" and should step down.
Pakistani officials say a U.S. drone strike has killed six suspected Islamist militants in the North Waziristan tribal district near the Afghan border.
Tajikistan's Foreign Ministry has sent a formal letter of protest to Kyrgyzstan over the latest shooting along the Tajik-Kyrgyz border.
Afghan officials say the Taliban's local commander in northeastern Badakhshan Province has been killed.
A baby has died in the Crimean city of Sevastopol after being attacked by a monkey that escaped from a small private zoo.
A court in Russia has remanded a captured Ukrainian military officer in pretrial detention until August 30.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit to try to reduce tensions over disputed presidential polls which have sparked fears of violence and ethnic unrest.
A court in Bishkek has denied the transfer of former Kyrgyz parliament speaker Akmatbek Keldibekov from pretrial detention to house arrest.