Dozens of relatives of inmates have picketed a prison in the Kazakh city of Pavlodar, demanding to see their loved ones in the second such incident in the Central Asian nation this month.
Turkmenistan is planning to open an embassy in Kyrgyzstan soon, part of an effort by Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov to decrease his country's isolation.
A U.S. citizen of Azerbaijani origin, Said Nuri, has been deported from Azerbaijan after what he called days of intimidation and harassment.
A sexually explicit video showing former activist Said Nuri has been posted on the Internet in what Nuri says is an attempt by the Azerbaijani authorities to discredit him.
Police in Kyrgyzstan have arrested a gold mine employee who is suspected in an armed robbery in which at least five kilograms of gold were stolen.
One of Afghanistan’s two rival presidential candidates has said that talks on a national unity government will continue but that the country cannot accommodate two leaders.
The embankment of a river in Pakistan’s Punjab Province has been breached by floodwaters after days of heavy monsoon rains, forcing the evacuation of 700,000 people from their homes.
The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on a naval facility in Karachi on September 6 that left one sailor and two attackers dead.
Police in Crimea have briefly detained a well-known blogger who has strongly criticized Russia's annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine.
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he will not accept the results of the country's June 14 runoff vote and that efforts to agree on a national unity government with his rival are deadlocked.
The Council of Europe's human rights chief has harshly criticized Azerbaijani authorities over what he says is the deterioration of human rights and basic freedoms in the oil-producing Caspian Sea country.
Uzbek police have questioned dozens of people in an attempt to discover who hung the black flag of the Islamic State militant group from a bridge in the Uzbek capital, Tashkent.