Melons Are Uzbekistan's Favorite Road Trip Snack
Across the Central Asian nation, melons are stacked high by the roadside in amber, mustard yellow, and bright green. The ideal food when driving in desert heat.
Islamist militants suspected in shootout targeting police in Kazakhstan
Authorities have reportedly detained two suspects after an attack on police and security offices that killed three cops and a civilian in Almaty on Monday.
Taliban leader says foreigners must leave Afghanistan for peace
The new leader of the Taliban called for an end to foreign forces' "occupation" of Afghanistan as a preliminary step to a settlement based on Islamic law that he said would bring unity to a country riven by decades of war.