An Uzbek court has fined independent journalist Said Abdurakhimov for "spreading panic" and working without accreditation.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser Rangin Spanta have agreed to form a working group on joint security efforts against terrorism.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has accused "foreign interests" of being behind a Taliban offensive in Helmand Province, while other Afghan officials are specifically blaming Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency.
Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing and shelling have killed 12 people and wounded at least 23 in southern Baghdad.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's speech at a session of the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) in Strasbourg has been met by protests.
Outspoken Belarusian rights activist Ales Byalyatski, who was unexpectedly released from prison June 21, has detailed the conditions of his parole.
Tajik authorities say they have arrested two suspected members of the Pakistani Taliban during a police search operation.
A monument dedicated to two Kazakh intellectuals has been removed from public display, just one day after it was unveiled in the eastern city of Oskemen.
The resignation of a senior Afghan electoral officer is being widely welcomed as an important step in preserving the integrity of the electoral process.
Afghanistan's outgoing President Hamid Karzai has ordered government and security officials not to interfere in the country's June 14 presidential runoff.
Afghan officials say they are trying to secure the release of dozens of university professors and students who were kidnapped on June 10.
Tajik police have detained about a dozen protesters who rallied in front of the British Embassy in the Tajik capital, Dushanbe.