Police in southern Kyrgyzstan have arrested a woman accused of selling an acquaintance into sexual slavery.
A lawyer for jailed Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus says her health has deteriorated drastically.
Kyrgyzstan's parliament is discussing a controversial bill that would impose "foreign agent" status on nongovernmental organizations receiving funds from abroad.
Armenia's defense chief says his nation will retaliate against "any provocation by Azerbaijan from now on" following the downing of a helicopter by Azerbaijani forces near the breakaway territory of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Afghan officials say a suicide attack has killed at least 45 people and injured some 60 others at a volleyball tournament in the country’s eastern Paktika Province.
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.