2017-11-17 | Terrorism
2017-11-17 | Terrorism

Kazakhstan hunts for online, printed extremist material

The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Civil Society is scanning the internet, including social media, and bookstores for banned content.


2017-11-17 | Diplomacy
2017-11-17 | Diplomacy

Nazarbayev calls for joint efforts to ensure regional security

Integration of Central Asian states will help improve security and prosperity in the region, predicts Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev.


2017-11-17 | Terrorism
2017-11-17 | Terrorism

'Islamic State' left clinging to scraps in Iraq and Syria

The group has lost 95% of the cross-border 'caliphate' it declared in Iraq and Syria in 2014.


2017-11-16 | Women's Rights
2017-11-16 | Women's Rights

Hijab-wearing women in Kyrgyzstan defy Muslim stereotypes

Challenging stereotypes, self-proclaimed religious women who choose to wear the hijab are becoming business owners, working in professional jobs and taking part in sports.


2017-11-16 | Security
2017-11-16 | Security

Russia caught spreading 'barrage of lies' on social media

The Russian Ministry of Defence attempted to pass off images from a video game as 'proof' the US military was aiding militants. Social media users debunked Moscow's claims.


2017-11-15 | Crime & Justice
2017-11-15 | Crime & Justice

Kazakhstan busts suspects accused of trafficking drugs on 'dark web'

Authorities are keeping a close eye on a shadowy part of the internet that requires special software to access, making it an ideal platform for criminals of all sorts.


2017-11-14 | Science & Technology
2017-11-14 | Science & Technology

With help from USAID, Kyrgyz women take leading role in vegetable farming

Greenhouses are extending the growing season and diversifying the crops produced in Kyrgyzstan's mountainous areas.


2017-11-14 | Terrorism
2017-11-14 | Terrorism

Central Asians among assailants in 2016 Istanbul airport attack

The trial has begun for 46 suspects accused of being involved in the deadly attack.