2017-09-20
2017-09-20

Tashkent 'Safe City' project to unify security information systems

Authorities plan to blanket the entire country with enhanced security by 2023.


2017-09-19 | Elections
2017-09-19 | Elections

Kyrgyzstan eyes extremist threat as elections near

Elections are coming October 15 and Kyrgyzstan wants no terrorist incident to mar them.


2017-09-18 | Diplomacy
2017-09-18 | Diplomacy

Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan reach historic new stage in relations

The most tangible sign of progress was the re-opening of the long-restricted Dostuk/Dustlik border crossing.


2017-09-15 | Security
2017-09-15 | Security

Kazakhstan intesifies efforts to prevent radicalisation of security personnel

The Ministry of Defence is expecting to hold 7,000 anti-extremism outreach events in 2017.


2017-09-14 | Women's Rights
2017-09-14 | Women's Rights

Women 'inextricably intertwined' in fight against extremism

Kyrgyz women are making a significant contribution to battling terrorism, say observers and officials.


2017-09-13 | Transportation
2017-09-13 | Transportation

Uzbekistan hopes to build railway from Mazar-e-Sharif to Herat

An upcoming Tashkent summit of the two countries' presidents could determine the fate of the railway project, say observers.


2017-09-12 | Terrorism
2017-09-12 | Terrorism

Kyrgyzstan thwarted Independence Day terrorist plot

The likely end of combat in Syria and Iraq means a mass return of defeated militants to Kyrgyzstan, warn observers.


2017-09-11 | Human Rights
2017-09-11 | Human Rights

Iraq left to care for ISIS fighters' children

The burden of identifying, accommodating or repatriating the abandoned or orphaned children of ISIS foreign fighters has fallen on Iraq.