2018-04-20 | Terrorism
2018-04-20 | Terrorism

Tajik court sentences 7 members of one family for trying to join IS

The various Nasriddinov relatives were part of 28 would-be militants who tried to cross from Turkey into Syria in three SUVs. Their vehicle was stopped by Turkish police.


2018-04-20 | Business
2018-04-20 | Business

Rural residents in Kazakhstan learn key entrepreneurial skills

Residents of rural areas in Kazakhstan are learning how to start their own businesses.


2018-04-19 | Youth
2018-04-19 | Youth

Kyrgyz youth learn how to raise awareness on social issues through video

The 'Cameras in the Hands of Children' project will help Kyrgyz high school students highlight social problems in their communities through videos, co-ordinators say.


2018-04-18 | Education
2018-04-18 | Education

Kazakhstani officials investigate kindergartens violating religious education law

The Atyrau provincial government is keeping an eye on kindergartens that appear to be pushing non-secular education, and potentially religious extremism, on their pupils.


2018-04-17 | Security
2018-04-17 | Security

Fears of tampering soar after Russia delays chemical inspectors in Syria

The Kremlin cited 'security concerns' for the continued delay, despite the fact the Syrian government organised a tour of the town where the attack took place for the foreign press.


2018-04-17 | Environment
2018-04-17 | Environment

US-funded environmental competition promotes 'green' living in Kazakhstan

A seven-day project helped about 200 participants understand the importance of protecting the environment.


2018-04-16 | Media
2018-04-16 | Media

Revelations erode Uzbekistanis' trust in Russia-backed media outlets

The Kremlin's use of Facebook to influence Uzbekistanis with a malicious propaganda campaign has raised concern among social media users, while Sputnik Uzbekistan's blatant agenda has failed to resonate.


2018-04-14 | Security
2018-04-14 | Security

Russia stews in isolation as international community backs strikes on Syria

The near unanimous international support for the strikes carried out on the Syrian regime for its continued use of chemical weapons has left the Kremlin further isolated and discredited.