Employees at RFE/RL’s Baku bureau whose computers were seized in a recent raid by Azerbaijani authorities say their e-mail accounts have been hacked since the raid.
Iran's official IRNA news agency says the country's judiciary has ordered three personal-communication software applications to be blocked, in a move that has long been opposed by President Hassan Rohani's administration.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says the country should "immunize" itself against international sanctions.
A pro-Russian computer hacking group has claimed responsibility for a January 7 cyberattack on German government websites, including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s page.
Iranian President Hassan Rohani has called for Shi’ite and Sunni Muslims to overcome differences that represent the largest and oldest division in the history of Islam.
Four patients suffering from a mysterious "sleeping disease" have been brought from the remote village of Kalachi to Kazakhstan's capital for treatment for the first time after the phenomenon became public in March 2013.
Authorities in Azerbaijan have detained 10 men on suspicion of taking part in militant activities alongside armed groups in Syria.
One of the three suspects wanted in connection with the killing of 12 people at a satirical magazine in Paris on January 7 has turned himself in.
The Russian military says Russia, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan will hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea for the first time this summer.
Police say two officers were slightly wounded in a Taliban suicide attack on a police training center in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on January 7.
Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan will use Soviet-era documents from archives in Russia during talks aimed at delimiting the disputed border between the Central Asian nations.
Russian authorities are investigating a woman in the city of Yekaterinburg on suspicion of inciting extremism online after she joined Ukrainian nationalist groups on the Internet.