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2017-02-20 | Terrorism
2017-02-20 | Terrorism

ISIL turns children into executioners in latest video

A new video that shows very young boys executing men who oppose the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is blatant child abuse, experts say.


2017-02-17 | Crime & Justice
2017-02-17 | Crime & Justice

Uzbekistan implements new anti-corruption strategy

The strategy calls on officials to improve anti-corruption measures and fight religious extremism, terrorism and organised crime.


2017-02-16 | Security
2017-02-16 | Security

Kazakhstan tightens train, airport security

New security procedures will help protect railway terminals and airports from potential terrorist attacks, officials say


2017-02-15 | Security
2017-02-15 | Security

Iran missile test tops long list of provocations

The regime has repeatedly breached international laws and agreements in a series of violations that threaten regional security, experts say.


2017-02-14 | Terrorism
2017-02-14 | Terrorism

Kyrgyzstan exposes terror financing plot

Authorities identified a terrorist financing scheme under the cover of business activity in Bishkek.


2017-02-13 | Terrorism
2017-02-13 | Terrorism

Kazakhstan calls for 'zero tolerance' of radicalism

Kazakhstan is developing a State Programme to counter religious extremism and terrorism.


2017-02-10 | Tolerance
2017-02-10 | Tolerance

Inter-ethnic harmony key to rejecting extremism: Uzbek officials

Uzbekistan's president is urging citizens to strengthen inter-ethnic harmony and religious tolerance.


2017-02-09 | Terrorism
2017-02-09 | Terrorism

Militant build-up along Tajik-Afghan border raises alarm

At least 10,000 militants have massed along the Tajik-Afghan border, authorities say.


2017-02-08 | Youth
2017-02-08 | Youth

Kyrgyz youth engaging in fight against extremism

Involving youth in political life and developing educational programmes on Islam are said to be the best ways to fight radicalisation.


2017-02-07 | Terrorism
2017-02-07 | Terrorism

Aktobe play commemorates terror attack victims

The troupe plans to perform the play monthly throughout Kazakhstan. The theatre was sold out for the play's January 21 premiere in Aktobe.


2017-02-06 | Diplomacy
2017-02-06 | Diplomacy

Afghanistan-Uzbekistan ties strengthened with new agreements

The two countries vowed to triple trade, develop joint projects and increase security in the region.


2017-02-03 | Terrorism
2017-02-03 | Terrorism

Kyrgyzstan attempts to head off radicalization of military personnel

Religious education is essential for military personnel as they are 'vulnerable' targets for extremist recruiters, observers warn.


2017-02-02 | Religion
2017-02-02 | Religion

Russian-language programme in Kazakhstan targets potential female extremists

The aim of the programme is to reach the minority population that does not speak Kazakh and to veer them away from radical ideas.


2017-02-01 | Religion
2017-02-01 | Religion

Programme in Kyrgyzstan aims to instil imams with 'enlightened Islam'

Educational programmes nationwide are meant to address past deficiencies in imams' knowledge of Islam.