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.
A huge military parade has been held in the Russian capital, Moscow, to commemorate 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany by Allied forces.
The bodies of seven people killed in a helicopter crash in Pakistan on May 8 have arrived at a military base near the capital.
A former Russian Defense Ministry official has been sentenced to five years in a penal colony in a high-profile corruption case.
Two dozen world leaders flew to Russia for what promises to be a grandiose World War II victory parade May 9 despite a boycott by the United States and other Western countries.
Georgia's government won a confidence vote in parliament May 8, called after Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili was forced to reshuffle his cabinet following a series of resignations.
Thousands of people have again taken to the streets in the small Balkan state of Macedonia to protest against alleged police brutality and corruption.
Twin bombings outside a Shi'ite place of worship in eastern Iraq killed at least 17 people as they filed out after Friday prayers.