Central Asia experienced catastrophic natural disasters throughout the 20th century, and international bodies like the World Bank have programs to help make the region more financially resilient during future events.
Russia's coercive economic policies have led to a massive shortage of sugar in Kazakhstan, threatening the livelihoods of local businesses and harming the nation's citizens.
The botched video is an example of the failing attempts of the Russian regime to spread unsubstantiated claims -- this one targeting Russian and Arabic speakers.
A recent video by alleged Kazakh extremists in Syria has once again brought the issue of extremist recruiting to the forefront.
Uzbek students are looking forward to the opportunity to receive American education without leaving Uzbekistan.
The claim diverges from the Kremlin's actions around the world, including in Georgia, Ukraine and Syria.
The push against the terrorist group in Syria is expected to drive the final nail into the coffin of the group's dreams of establishing statehood.
US, UN and British specialists shared best practices in countering IEDs with military and civilian officials from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
The American Councils for International Education, which previously operated in Uzbekistan, has become the first US-based NGO to be accredited in the country in more than a decade.
Turkic co-operation could enable Central Asian countries to be less dependent on superpowers such as Russia and China, say local analysts.
Hundreds of Astana residents and other guests visited the exhibition to listen to Uzbek pop performers and to taste a different national cuisine.
The reported involvement of 300,000 troops in the drills is a stark reminder for Central Asians of Russia's recent invasions of neighbouring countries, including Ukraine and Georgia.
Kazakhstan called on neighbouring states and the international community to promote and expand the rights and opportunities of their Afghan sisters.
Moscow has infiltrated Central Asian countries with pro-Russian organisations in an attempt to promote its interests and influence local populations, according to observers.
Jobs are giving previously unemployed young Kazakhs an outlet for their energies and a source of income.
New reforms and resolutions aim to enhance the level of professionalism among police officers, enabling them to improve public relations.
Kazakhstan's UN peacekeeping battalion -- recently made into a regiment -- has been serving since 2000.
Russian media abroad try to highlight friendly ties with populations in Central Asia, but at home, they are busy inciting ethnic hatred and fear toward the same people.