Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has called for the preliminary results of the runoff election to be delayed to ensure that all suspicious votes have been audited.
Iraqi officials say they are analyzing the authenticity of a video purportedly showing Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the head of the Islamic militants who control territory in Syria and Iraq, giving a sermon in Iraq.
The Afghan government has rejected a proposal to ban Facebook during the current election crisis.
Pakistan's new chief justice, Nasirul Mulk, has been sworn in a ceremony in Islamabad.
The Pakistani military says warplanes targeted alleged militant strongholds in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the military's success in driving pro-Russian insurgents out of their stronghold city of Slovyansk is a "turning point" in their battle against the rebels.
A court in Pakistan has indicted five men for stoning a woman to death for marrying against their wishes.
The head of the Islamic militants who control territory in Syria and Iraq has allegedly been shown giving a sermon in Iraq.
Iraq's military spokesman says the prime minister has removed the chief of the army's ground forces and the head of the federal police from their posts.
Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani has ruled out a coalition government with his rival Abdullah Abdullah.
Problems surrounding the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline are likely to top the agenda as Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visits Bulgaria and Slovenia on July 7 and 8.
Ukrainian government forces have hoisted the national flag on over the pro-Russian rebels' main stronghold of Slavyansk after flushing them out of the eastern industrial city in overnight fighting.