Pro-Russian politicians in Moldova have stepped up their opposition to government plans to invite U.S. troops and military hardware to the World War II anniversary festivities in the capital on May 9.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has proposed a reshuffling of his defense and intelligence ministers in the aftermath of a massive deadly terrorist attack in Kabul.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has postponed until 2017 the implementation of a controversial law on the privatization of state-owned agricultural land.
A massive mudslide that covered a road in Uzbekistan's eastern region of Namangan has killed five people.
Noted Kazakh journalist Guzyal Baidalinova is on trial in Almaty on libel charges.
A Belarusian national accused of fighting alongside Ukraine's extremist Right Sector has been sentenced by a district court in Minsk to five years in prison.
Dushanbe says a Tajik citizen suspected of involvement in the murder of a high-ranking Russian police officer and five of his relatives traveled to Russia from Tajikistan in order "to prove his innocence."
Armenia's Special Investigative Service has launched a probe into the activities of the former chief of the State Bailiffs Service in connection with alleged links to offshore companies.
Russian federal investigators say three suspects arrested in connection with the murder of a high-ranking police officer and five of his relatives have confessed to the killings.
The family of a 5-year-old Afghan boy who received autographed jerseys from his soccer hero Lionel Messi has been forced to leave Afghanistan because of constant telephone threats.
A lawyer who defended members of the opposition Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (HNIT) is going on trial in Dushanbe on charges of forgery and fraud.
U.S. and Moldovan military forces have begun joint military exercises that are scheduled to last for more than two weeks.