Iran's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Saudi charge d'affaires in Tehran to protest Riyadh's alleged interception of Iranian planes carrying humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen.
A female Pakistani human rights activist has been killed in a drive-by shooting in the port city of Karachi.
The Russian Foreign Ministry says it has protested Poland's decision to refuse entry to a group of Russian motorcyclists on a tour it says is meant to commemorate Soviet war victories during World War II.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry has angrily condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin for using the word “genocide” to describe the massacre of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.
Poland says it will not allow a large group of Russian motorcyclists, known as the Night Wolves, to enter European Union territory for a planned ride from Moscow to Berlin to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
The Chechen Interior Ministry says it has begun an investigation into "abuse of power" by police from the neighboring Stavropol region that resulted in the death of a Chechen man.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, on the sidelines of ceremonies in Yerevan commemorating the 100th anniversary of the massacre of up to 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.
A delegation from the UN Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture has called on Azerbaijani authorities "to do more to protect the rights of people deprived of their liberty."
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has ordered the Interior Ministry to investigate why a United Nations-funded report on corruption in the police force was apparently ignored.
Russian lawmakers have declared a prison amnesty to mark the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Joomart Otorbaev and his government
Investigators have brought an additional charge against Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko in what the prosecution called it's "final" case against her, alleging that she illegally crossed the border from Ukraine into Russia.