Islamabad has lodged a formal protest with Tehran about an attack by militants who killed six Pakistani paramilitary troops as they were patrolling a mountainous area near the Iranian border.
A flamboyant Tajik blogger has been roughed up in Moscow, as seen in video posted by his alleged attackers, right under the nose of a policeman. He has since said he's afraid to leave home.
Iranian officials and state media are reporting that two security guards have been killed by a suicide attack outside a police headquarters in the southeastern port city of Chabahar.
Lonely grandparents watch videos of small children reciting slogans in Arabic. This is a slice of life in Kazakhstan's militant "hot spot," Zhezkazgan.
On November 22-23, Uzbekistan hosted the Asian Forum on Human Rights in the city of Samarkand.
India and Pakistan are creating a new fenced corridor from an Indian border city to a Sikh holy site inside Pakistan to make it easier for pilgrims to visit.
A Georgian human rights activist compares notes on feminism with a Kyrgyz pop singer who made a splash in Kyrgyzstan with her provocative video. Both have received violent threats over their actions.
China says Western diplomats exceeded their diplomatic roles by issuing a letter expressing concern about mass detentions in the northwestern province of Xinjiang.
The November 9 event, dubbed the Moscow Format Consultations on Afghanistan, met with strong skepticism from former officials and politicians in Afghanistan.
The U.S. State Department says it is exempting Iran's big port project in Chabahar from sanctions in recognition of its importance to landlocked Afghanistan.
Once a go-to town for the young and progressive, the southern Tajik town of Norak was introduced to the world as a terrorist hotbed following a midsummer attack on foreign cyclists.