Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has given a new ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down as antigovernment protests continue in the capital, Islamabad.
The Belarusian foreign minister has visited Iraq for the first time since Saddam Hussein's ouster in 2003.
Gunmen in northwestern Pakistan have killed two people in an attack on a truck delivering supplies to NATO-led troops in Afghanistan.
An Azerbaijani journalist and rights activist has been badly beaten by unknown assailants in the country's Naxcivan exclave.
The Pakistani opposition party of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has resigned from parliament as Khan steps up his bid to drive Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from power over alleged election fraud.
A Russian court has ordered house arrest for four Muscovites accused of hanging a Ukrainian flag from a Soviet-era star atop a building near the Kremlin.
Gunmen in northwestern Pakistan have killed two Pakistani truck drivers who were trying to deliver fuel to NATO troops in Afghanistan.
Thousands of antigovernment protesters have begun marching from the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore toward the capital, Islamabad.
A United Nations human rights envoy has urged Tehran to address human rights issues highlighted in a UN report.
Another prominent human rights defender has been detained in Azerbaijan.
Pro-Russian separatists in Moldova's breakaway region of Transdniester have reportedly put their security forces on alert because of what they say is a military threat from Ukraine and Moldova.
Reports from Kyrgyzstan say the country's ousted former president, Askar Akaev, will not attend the funeral of his older brother, Bolot, in Bishkek.