2017-04-24 | Terrorism
2017-04-24 | Terrorism

Kyrgyzstan seeks international help to prevent extremism in prisons

In 2009, only 51 prisoners were serving time for extremism and terrorism. Now more than triple that number are serving time for these offences.


2017-04-21 | Economy
2017-04-21 | Economy

Direct flights signal deepening cooperation between Pakistan, Uzbekistan

Recently restored air travel links and joint business projects show the two countries' growing interests toward each other, observers say.


2017-04-20 | Terrorism
2017-04-20 | Terrorism

ISIL cuts blood money payment to its widows

The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is no longer honouring its commitment to pay compensation to the families of slain fighters.


2017-04-19 | Business
2017-04-19 | Business

Ferghana Valley women work together to bring peace to region

The first International Expo of Ferghana Valley Businesswomen brought together representatives of 70 women's organisations from Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.


2017-04-18 | Terrorism
2017-04-18 | Terrorism

ISIL fighters withdraw support for 'caliph'

New divisions are surfacing within the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant', observers say, as mistrust of the group's leadership takes hold.


2017-04-17 | Economy
2017-04-17 | Economy

Uzbekistan seeks to make Bukhara a tourism hub

Officials are considering ideas such as establishing a duty-free zone and a tourism police force.


2017-04-14 | Youth
2017-04-14 | Youth

Kyrgyz NGO fights extremism by using social media

Search for Common Ground is using a new model to combat extremism and terrorism.


2017-04-13 | Youth
2017-04-13 | Youth

Uzbekistan offers 'safe internet' for youth

The government is trying various means to prevent youth radicalisation.