Police and hospital officials say sat least 17 people were killed in various attacks across Iraq on May 10.
Afghan police say a suicide attack on a government bus in Kabul has killed three people and wounded at least 16 others, the second attack on employees of the Attorney General's Office in a week.
Officials in northern Afghanistan say Taliban fighters who launched an offensive against government security forces last month have been joined by foreign fighters from the Islamic State (IS) militant group.
An Afghan official says at least three Taliban insurgents were killed on May 10 when they attacked an office of Afghanistan's intelligence agency in the southern part of the country.
An Afghan court has postponed issuing verdicts for the 19 police officers charged over the mob killing of a woman in Kabul.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said there was still no genuine cease-fire in Ukraine, where fighting continues despite a shaky truce deal reached in February in Minsk.
Fighting between security forces and members of an armed group in the northern Macedonian town of Kumanovo has ended after nearly two days of violence and many casualties.
Pakistani security officials say a gun battle between two Pakistani tribes over disputed mountain territory close to the Afghan border was continuing early on May 10, with at least 47 people killed and 25 injured.
The United States and its allies have conducted 15 air strikes against Islamic State (IS) miltants in Syria and 13 in Iraq since May 7.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has laid flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the capital, Kyiv, in ceremonies marking the Allied victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.
Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine are reported have released two U.S. aid workers captured some 10 days ago.
An Iraqi official says Islamic State (IS) militants were responsible for staging a prison break in Iraq in which around 50 inmates and a dozen policemen were killed.