Taking a cue from President Nursultan Nazarbayev's call to reduce the cost of public utilities, telecoms are dropping rates by 5%-50% for all subscribers.
New laws and reforms aim to protect children from the spread of extremist interpretations of Islam through the promotion of secular education and greater parental involvement.
An individual approach to countering extremism is most effective, Central Asian and international stakeholders said at a regional dialogue hosted by the UNDP.
The Green Climate Fund is allocating the funds as part of a UN World Food Programme project to help the country adapt to severe weather changes.
Efforts are being made to produce high quality media content and raise the level of critical media consumption by representatives of civil society, decision-makers and ordinary citizens.
The United States has 'credible information' that Russian allegations of a chemical weapons attack by Syrian rebels last month are false.
The five-day drills represented a comprehensive test of the army's combat readiness, according to officials.
Twenty-one law enforcement and military personnel from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan took part in the course organised by the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe.
It is 'up to Russia' to fix its violations of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty, the United States and NATO allies warned.
A government working group will work with the relatives of those who have left Kazakhstan for Syria and Iraq to bring them home.
Sociologists and independent polls report a sharp increase in xenophobia among Russians over the past year.