The 'Cybersecurity Strategy of the Kyrgyz Republic for 2019-2023' will develop measures to protect Kyrgyz citizens, businesses and institutions from hackers and cyber espionage.
Putin's claims that Russia's newest weapons are invulnerable have been widely ridiculed by defence analysts and observers as far-fetched and politically motivated.
Uzbekistan's efforts to improve religious tolerance and streamline the registration of religious organisations are being recognised internationally.
Financial and technical support from the United States will greatly benefit Kyrgyzstan, say analysts.
A government-backed effort seeks to increase wine exports and double the area under cultivation by the end of 2021.
The military, ideological and cyber wars being waged against IS have greatly impaired the group's media capabilities.
Washington and NATO allies have accused Moscow for five years of violating the INF Treaty, and a Russian diplomat said his country will refuse to allow inspectors verify that claim.
Kazakh authorities are working to rehabilitate militants and their families who have returned from Syria, while at the same time strengthening anti-terrorism laws.
Uzbek farmers are learning about greenhouse management, food safety, fruit and vegetable exports, and other areas of agribusiness.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Green Climate Fund are backing the largest solar plant built at one time in Central Asia.
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.