Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired 11 top officers in two of Russia's main law enforcement agencies and other ministries, in the latest shuffle of the agencies.
The head of Geo TV, Pakistan’s largest television network, says the company's broadcasts have been blocked throughout much of the country, The New York Times and media watchdogs report.
Viktor Orban, Hungary’s right-wing prime minister, appears set to serve a third consecutive term as a result of the country’s upcoming general election, although polls indicate a closer contest than 2010 and 2014.
Russia's consumer protection agency, Rospotrebnadzor, says 539 hotels have been fined for inflating their prices in Russian cities that are hosting 2018 FIFA World Cup matches.
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi visited the Afghan capital, Kabul, on April 6 for a day-long trip aimed at easing tensions between the neighboring countries.
A group of parents in Tatarstan has urged the government of the Russian region to return mandatory Tatar-language classes to schools across the republic.
Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is no longer in critical condition and is "improving rapidly" just over one month after being exposed to a potent nerve agent, hospital staff in England say.