Armenian Defense Ministry's press secretary has blamed Azerbaijani officials for the latest deadly clashes near Azerbaijan's breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili says legal proceedings against ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili will be "objective and transparent."
Visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Tajikistan is welcome to join the Eurasian Economic Union of Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan that comes into being in January.
Prominent Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus has been charged with several crimes, among them treason, tax evasion, and illegal entrepreneurship.
Police in Kazakhstan have detained five women protesting the confiscation of their property by the government.
Georgian prosecutors have filed criminal charges against former President Mikheil Saakashvili.
Several women and their children are demonstrating for a third day against the confiscation of their property by the Kazakh government.
Former Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev has been sentenced to life in prison in absentia for involvement in the 2010 killing of protesters during the uprising that ousted him.
The general director of Kyrgyzstan's National Television and Radio Broadcasting Corporation (KTRK) has resigned.
Two Finnish female workers for a nongovernmental organization have been killed in Afghanistan's western city of Herat.
Officials say at least 60 people were killed in separate attacks across Afghanistan.
The chief of the Tajik Air State Aviation Company has been fired just hours after he complained to journalists about government bias.