Police say the siege of a Kabul guest house has ended after security forces killed the last remaining militant inside the building.
Cold weather is being blamed for severe electricity rationing in Tajikistan.
Ukraine says it will preserve diplomatic ties with Armenia no matter how Yerevan votes at a session of the UN General Assembly on Russia's annexation of Crimea.
A small Moldovan political party has begun a petition campaign in support of the country joining a Russia-led customs union.
Armenian officials have expressed concern over the fate of ethnic Armenians in Syria's northwestern city of Kesab.
The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan reportedly met on the sidelines of the March 24-25 Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague.
A Kazakh journalist says she has fled Kazakhstan with her husband and two young children to avoid prosecution.
Georgian Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze says Tbilisi did not expect to be admitted into NATO this year but is on "track" to "one day" become a member.
The central bank of Uzbekistan has ordered all banks in the country to halt money wire transfers via Russia's Zolotaya Korona (Golden Crown) company as of April 1.
Russian lawmaker Leonid Slutsky has praised last month's referendum in Moldova's autonomous Gagauzia region, calling it a "timely" event.
A third candidate has quit Afghanistan's April 5 presidential race.
The widow of Georgia's late Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania says her husband was murdered.