2017-07-24 | Religion
2017-07-24 | Religion

Kyrgyz anti-extremism hotline provides advice, anonymity

A hotline to counsel callers affected by extremism has been serving the public since last December.


2017-07-21 | Security
2017-07-21 | Security

Joint military exercise underscores common challenges to Central Asia

The exchange of ideas and experiences during the exercise helps build trust, build up security and stability in Central Asia, observers say.


2017-07-20 | Economy
2017-07-20 | Economy

Businesses in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan taking advantage of thawing relations

Trade between the two countries is flourishing as the two sides seek warmer and more-lucrative ties.


2017-07-19 | Crime & Justice
2017-07-19 | Crime & Justice

Tajikistan increases scrutiny of pharmacies as part of anti-drug effort

Tajik authorities are concerned about new synthetic drugs, which are 'especially dangerous for youth', say specialists.


2017-07-19 | Diplomacy
2017-07-19 | Diplomacy

Afghanistan-Central Asia Dialogue calls for building mutual trust

The recently concluded conference revealed that regional and international peace might more easily be found by getting to know neighbours than by fearing them.


2017-07-18 | Religion
2017-07-18 | Religion

New Kazakhstan policy aims to achieve greater religious stability

A planning document, approved by the president, urges stronger measures to combat alien, spurious teachings.


2017-07-17 | Crime & Justice
2017-07-17 | Crime & Justice

Tajikistan to install checkpoints as part of anti-drug campaign

The new effort is part of the country's annual anti-drug Operation Kuknor, which is run in two phases, from May 20-August 30 and September 1-November 30.


2017-07-14 | Security
2017-07-14 | Security

Regional military co-operation opens new prospects for Tajikistan

Tajik and foreign troops are learning from each other in Exercise Regional Co-operation 2017.