2017-05-25 | Energy
2017-05-25 | Energy

World Bank helps meet growing Uzbekistani energy demand

A power plant upgrade will help serve fast-growing southwestern Uzbekistan.


2017-05-24 | Security
2017-05-24 | Security

Kazakhstan to provide 'extraordinary' security measures at EXPO-2017

Kazakhstan will install anti-ram vehicle barriers and a facial recognition system to guard the Astana event, say officials.


2017-05-23 | Economy
2017-05-23 | Economy

New era of co-operation between Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan bringing benefits

Citizens of both countries are enjoying easier border crossings, while businesses plan ambitious joint ventures.


2017-05-22 | Security
2017-05-22 | Security

Kazakhstani security agencies, NGOs unite to fight terrorism

Public organisations and state agencies are intensifying anti-terrorism efforts in Almaty.


2017-05-19 | Terrorism
2017-05-19 | Terrorism

Leader's death in Syria is latest grim news for Uzbek extremists

The death toll is mounting among the Uzbekistanis and ethnic Uzbeks who have joined the ongoing wars in the Middle East.


2017-05-18 | Terrorism
2017-05-18 | Terrorism

'Islamic State' stoops to hiding behind children in Iraq

As Iraqi forces advance in west Mosul, IS fighters are using civilians to block their fire and as bait to draw them into the open.


2017-05-17 | Religion
2017-05-17 | Religion

Scholars urge Tajik imams to take active role in fighting extremism

Clerics should pay attention to their congregations' moods and help solve personal problems that unaddressed can lead to radicalisation, observers say.


2017-05-16 | Education
2017-05-16 | Education

Kazakhstani teachers, schoolchildren learn about dangers of radicalisation

Thousands of Kazakhstani high school students in Pavlodar Province participated in an online conference on countering extremism and terrorism.