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.
Bosnia-Herzegovina has detained 16 people suspected of taking part in the conflicts in Syria and Iraq or of recruiting and funding Bosnian nationals to join Islamic militants there.
Pakistani lawmakers have given their support to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as thousands of protesters continue to demand his resignation.
Dozens of relatives of missing Iraqi soldiers have begun a sit-in in the main parliamentary chamber in Baghdad demanding information about their loved ones.
Ravshan Gapirov, a prominent Uzbek human rights activist in Kyrgyzstan has died at the age of 59.
Kazakhstan's interior minister says two people have been hospitalized and four others detained by police after clashes in a southern village where most residents are ethnic Uzbeks.
Hundreds of residents of a village in northern Kyrgyzstan have blocked a highway to the capital, Bishkek, to demand an end to iron-ore mining in the area.
An Iranian military official said on August 27 that an alleged Israeli drone shot down close to the Natanz nuclear facility was launched from a former Soviet Republic to the north of Iran.