The World Bank-backed programme aims to restore deteriorating road networks in hopes of better linking the Fergana Valley and connecting population centres and economic hubs.
Four tourists, including two Americans, were killed in an attack Sunday in Khatlon Province, and were part of a seven-person bicycling tour group.
Increased monitoring of areas and roads near summer resorts will help attract more foreign tourists, observers say.
The training brought specialists from Israel to teach Kazakh law enforcement conflict management and negotiation skills.
The Kyrgyz government and the Asian Development Bank are working to install solar power systems in remote areas of the country.
While extremists are sentenced to prison terms or killed in security operations or in terrorist attacks, their like-minded wives are often left behind with unresolved problems.
Perceived threats from terrorism and growing unease over the Kremlin's behavior are encouraging Central Asian countries to join together to strengthen regional security.
The latest drills were ostensibly to prepare for militant attacks emanating from Afghanistan, but many see the maneuvers as an expression of Russia's reluctance to allow others into its 'backyard'.
Kazakh farmers can see for themselves the benefit and savings of using the unmanned combines made by US company John Deere, officials say.
Top diplomats from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are set to convene in Kyrgyzstan July 20-22.
The killing of 20-year-old Burulai Turdaaly Kyzy by her alleged abductor has brought to the forefront the issue of gender-based violence across Kyrgyzstan.
The consulate will enable co-operation, help develop joint projects and attract investment, officials and business leaders say.
The purpose of the bill is to decrease the potential risks that could destabilise relations between the state and religion, analysts say.
The Kazakh government is offering professional training, grants, jobs and other support to encourage young IT specialists at home and abroad.
The Kremlin's decision to extend a ban on transporting Ukrainian goods through Russia to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan is bad for business and unneighbourly, analysts say.
Citizens last Friday celebrated the 'Day of the Capital' with concerts, dance performances, patriotic events and a fireworks display.
Astana will soon become the region's primary financial hub and "one of the leading financial centres in Asia", say Kazakh officials.
According to a recent survey, even a third of Russian youth want to leave their country for better opportunities and quality of life.
More than a quarter of foreign investments in Uzbekistan during the first four months of 2018 came from the United States, the Central Bank of Uzbekistan reports.
Lack of structure like school or work contributes to the alarming statistics.
The International Festival of Nomadic Culture 'Koshpendiler Alemi' put the spirit of nomadic culture and pastimes on display.
Both countries are seeking to establish a long-term presence in Syria to further their own economic and political interests.
Central Asian migrants in Russia regularly endure a nightmare of discrimination and intimidation, human rights activists say.
At risk of bride kidnapping and domestic violence, women are struggling for their legal rights.