Tajik authorities say the 20-year-old son of Tajikistan's most wanted man -- a former Tajik police official turned "war minister" for Islamic State extremists -- was among the leaders of a deadly prison riot.
Tajikistan's banned opposition Islamic Renaissance Party (IRPT) has accused authorities of concealing the truth about a deadly prison riot that the Dushanbe government said killed 32 people, including ... Read more
Armenian soccer star Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not play in a major European match in Baku later this month, the English club Arsenal has announced, ending uncertainty about whether the midfielder would ... Read more
Dozens of Kazakh homeowners, mainly women, have demanded debt forgiveness and other state financial support for people with problematic mortgages, low-income families, and single mothers at a demonstr ... Read more
The head of Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) says that militants from the extremist group Islamic State (IS) have been amassing in northern Afghanistan, near its borders with former Soviet repu ... Read more
Candidates from the main Kosovo Serb party took more than 90 percent of the vote in snap mayoral elections that were held in four predominantly ethnic Serb municipalities in northern Kosovo, according ... Read more
Officials in two Russian cities have suspended or scrapped plans to construct religious buildings after a project to build a church in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg triggered several days of protest ... Read more