Authorities in Azerbaijan have conducted a sweeping security operation in Nardaran, a suburb of Baku known as a traditional Shi'ite Muslim stronghold.
Tajikistan's Supreme Court has sentenced a former official from the banned Islamic Renaissance Party (IRPT) to nine years in prison after convicting him on charges of terrorism and religious extremism.
Kyrgyz officials say a well-known theologian has been attacked by supporters of the Islamic State (IS) extremist organization.
Kosovo police have arrested dozens of opposition members, including one of its leaders who was wanted for violent actions that disrupted the country’s parliament.
A group of migrants trying to enter Macedonia from Greece have pelted police with stones, injuring several officers.
Norway has deported around 30 Pakistani nationals seeking asylum in the Scandinavian country.
The director of a weapons plant in Serbia has confirmed that at least two of the assault rifles used by Islamic militants during the Paris terrorist attacks on November 13 were manufactured by his company in the early 1990s.
Authorities in Azerbaijan say two police officers and four suspected militants were killed during a raid on what the Interior Ministry described as a "criminal gang" that was planning terrorist attacks in the country.
At least two people have been killed by a bomb attack in northwestern Pakistan that targeted a senior government official, who escaped the apparent assassination attempt.
An Afghan official says a suspected U.S. drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 16 militants.
An Uzbek suspect in the 2012 assassination attempt on an outspoken emigre cleric living in Sweden has gone on trial.
A memorial to commemorate the more than 6,000 Jews from Czechoslovakia deported by Nazi Germany to Minsk and killed there in 1945 has been unveiled in the Belarusian capital.