A bus has caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan, killing 52 people, the interior ministry has said. Advertisements
At least nine people have been killed, after a military helicopter crashed in eastern Uzbekistan.
At least two people have been killed, and a further 15 wounded, following a bomb blast, at a crowded market, in northern Afghanistan.
The three men suspected of carrying out an attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, in Turkey, which killed 43 people and injured 230 more, were reportedly of Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationality.
The death toll for a triple suicide bombing, at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, in Turkey, has risen to 41, with a further 239 people injured.
An EgyptAir flight, travelling from Cairo to Beijing, has been forced to make an emergency landing, in Uzbekistan, after receiving what has been described as a ‘false bomb threat’.
Around 20 Islamic State followers have been arrested, attempting to recruit new fighters, following an operation in the Russian capital, Moscow.
At least 62 people have been killed, after a passenger plane crashed, on its second landing attempt, at an airport in southern Russia.
A woman has been arrested by police in the Russian capital, Moscow, on suspicion of murdering a child, after she was reportedly found carrying a severed head.
A total of 1.4 tonnes of seized Afghan drugs were burnt by Uzbek drug enforcement officers, seized as Uzbekistan tries to crackdown on flow of narcotics from Afghanistan to Russia, and onto Europe.