Tajik authorities have concluded that a recent case of mass fainting at a village school was caused by hysteria, ruling out poisoning.
A senior cleric wants to make examples of "several" currency exchangers by putting them to death with the rial plummeting.
The Russian Defense Ministry has released a batch of previously classified documents about Yury Gagarin, who in 1961 became the first human ever to travel into space.
Polling-station cameras set up by Azerbaijan's Central Election Commission for the presidential election appear to have captured commission members switching a ballot box.
The websites of several Russian companies have gone down after the United States announced sanctions against them and their billionaire owners due to their purported close ties to President Vladimir Putin.
Russia is fuming and threatening harsh measures in retaliation for the latest round of U.S. sanctions. But experts say Russia has few, if any, economic levers it can pull.
Iranian journalists have criticized a government offer to provide 100 of them with free Internet, saying they'd reject such a privilege because unrestricted Internet is everyone's right.
Georgia’s Interior Ministry says it has launched an investigation into the beating of African men who were playing soccer in the capital, Tbilisi.
Thousands of women and children made an emotional plea for the release of their family members during a rally by the Pashtun community in Pakistan.
Authorities in the Uzbek province of Andijon have warned residents against complaining to inspectors from the president's office who are visiting the region, and "usual complainers" got special attention.
In Ukraine, some Russian-speakers are switching to Ukrainian in a gesture aimed at beating back decades of Kremlin dominance.
One of the Pakistan’s most popular television channels has gone off air, with many pointing the finger at the country’s all-powerful military.