Security officials says Afghan troops have repelled Taliban insurgents from areas in western Farah Province the militants attacked earlier in the day.
Russian paratroopers landed in a Serbian field as part of an unprecedented military exercise in the Balkan nation, which is seeking to join the European Union.
Authorities in Azerbaijan’s breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region have dismissed a statement by Baku warning it had declared the airspace over the territory closed.
Hospital officials and eyewitnesses say at least four displaced people and nine police officers have been injured in a clash during which police opened fire as a crowd jostled for rations at a camp in northern Pakistan.
The editor in chief of an independent Russian news website says he has been detained at the airport in the Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk.
Azerbaijan's military says it has shot down an Mi-24 combat helicopter near the breakaway territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and reports said three people were killed, in what Armenia's Defense Ministry called an "unprecedented provocation."
Serbian ultranationalist Vojislav Seselj has returned to Belgrade after UN war crimes judges ordered his provisional release on health grounds.
Moldova has extended its gas-supply contract with Russia's Gazprom for another year.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has announced a new economic program for the country called Nurly Zhol.
At least five members of Pakistan’s security forces and 15 militants have been killed in separate incidents in the country’s northwest.
The prime ministers of Albania and Serbia traded sharp words during a landmark visit aimed at reducing tensions over Kosovo and minority rights.
An ethnic Buryat woman crowned "Mrs. St. Petersburg" last week says she is surprised by racial taunts she endured after making critical comments about Russian President Vladimir Putin.