Kyrgyz religious authorities have refused to re-register the Ahmadiyya Muslim community.
Huge billboards urging people to denounce corruption have been prominently placed in front of two Tajik universities this month.
A man who built a bridge in northwestern Pakistan to replace one washed away by flooding is being criticized for charging pedestrians to use it.
Kazakh media NGOs and international experts say that country's new broadcast law would put restrictions on the freedom of information.
The pine trees that Tajik households traditionally display at New Year's have disappeared from markets in the northern Tajik city of Khujand following a ban on their sale.
A prominent parliament member in Kazan says Tatarstan should take advantage of the current political climate to strengthen the Russian republic's sovereignty.
The leaders of Moldova's main political parties say they are willing to nominate a presidential candidate acceptable to all parties in order to end a crisis that has left the country without a full-time head of state since 2009.
Armenia's leading opposition forces have urged the government to hold upcoming parliamentary elections solely on a party-list basis in order to make it more difficult to rig votes.
A Forum of Intelligentsia of Azerbaijan meeting in Baku has been canceled when the hotel used as the venue said it could not host the meeting due to "technical problems."
Jailed Kyrgyz human rights activist Azimjan Askarov says he is reconsidering his plan to hold a hunger strike to protest his life sentence for organizing ethnic clashes and involvement in the killing of a policeman.
Deputies in the parliament of the breakaway Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh have approved a 2012 budget for the Armenian-controlled territory that projects less spending and robust economic growth.
Two Ukrainian opposition parties whose leaders are currently in jail say they will form a joint candidate list for the 2012 parliamentary elections.