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2017-12-14 | Security
2017-12-14 | Security

Authorities remain vigilant as impact of terrorism drops in Uzbekistan

Residents feel safer than ever as authorities refuse to ease up on possible threats.


2017-12-13 | Diplomacy
2017-12-13 | Diplomacy

Uzbekistan, Afghanistan enter 'new stage of co-operation'

Central Asian security, bilateral trade and infrastructure development were among the topics during Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's visit to Tashkent earlier this month.


2017-12-13 | Tolerance
2017-12-13 | Tolerance

Future in Russia 'dim', say Central Asian migrants

Hopes for a better life in Russia have turned into a nightmare for many Central Asian migrants.


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

Uzbekistani authorities arrest 4 Hizb ut-Tahrir suspects in Tashkent

The suspects, two men and two women, were detained in a counter-terrorism operation in Tashkent, according to police.


2017-12-12 | Business
2017-12-12 | Business

Women's entrepreneurship gains momentum in Kazakhstan

Women manage or own almost half of all small and medium businesses in Kazakhstan, according to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).


2017-12-11 | Terrorism
2017-12-11 | Terrorism

Trial of Uzbekistani suspect in Istanbul terror attack begins

The order for the New Year's Day attack on the Reina nightclub came from a senior Russian Syria-based IS extremist named Islam Atabiyev, codenamed Abu Jihad, Turkish authorities say.


2017-12-08 | Tolerance
2017-12-08 | Tolerance

Central Asian migrants say they suffer as 'second-class people' in Russia

Central Asian citizens facing discrimination in Russia say they are portrayed as enemies of the country by domestic media outlets and authorities.


2017-12-07 | Environment
2017-12-07 | Environment

Move Green youth group helps Kyrgyz prepare for natural disasters

The US-backed environmental youth movement has been working to reduce disaster risks in Kyrgyzstan.


2017-12-06 | Youth
2017-12-06 | Youth

Uzbekistan's Union of Youth takes a stand against terrorism

The union, established earlier this year, is aimed at preventing radicalisation and promote political engagement among Uzbekistani youth.


2017-12-05 | Diplomacy
2017-12-05 | Diplomacy

Uzbekistan, Afghanistan agree to co-operate 'in all spheres'

The leaders of the two countries oversaw the signing of dozens of agreements and trade contracts worth more than $500 million.


2017-12-05 | Crime & Justice
2017-12-05 | Crime & Justice

Kazakhstani project to digitise justice system seeing positive results

The move to electronic forms will create an independent database for criminal cases, speeding up the justice system and decreasing costs, officials say.


2017-12-04 | Religion
2017-12-04 | Religion

As Islam grows in Kyrgyzstan, worshippers need proper guidance: analysts

Poor religious education creates a breeding ground for radical organisations, warn scholars and analysts.


2017-12-01 | Terrorism
2017-12-01 | Terrorism

Kazakhstan, Pakistan run joint counter-terrorism exercises

Kazakhstan participated in the 'Friendship 2017' international counter-terrorism exercises in Pakistan that ended this week.


2017-12-01 | Education
2017-12-01 | Education

Uzbekistan setting up education centre for Afghan students

A new education centre, transportation links and an upcoming visit by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani are all indicators of stronger bilateral relations.