Security

2017-05-24
2017-05-24

Kazakhstan to provide 'extraordinary' security measures at EXPO-2017

Kazakhstan will install anti-ram vehicle barriers and a facial recognition system to guard the Astana event, say officials.


2017-05-22
2017-05-22

Kazakhstani security agencies, NGOs unite to fight terrorism

Public organisations and state agencies are intensifying anti-terrorism efforts in Almaty.


2017-05-11
2017-05-11

Taliban presence at Tajik border alarms Dushanbe

Tajik observers are concerned about border security after the Taliban captured territory in two neighbouring Afghan provinces.


2017-05-05
2017-05-05

Uzbekistan continues police reform following complaints

The government received tens of thousands of online complaints in a few months.


2017-04-26
2017-04-26

Kazakhstan to establish Central Asian anti-trans-national crime hub

The move is expected to bolster regional security and the fight against extremism and trans-national crime.


2017-04-10
2017-04-10

Help from United States bolsters Tajikistan's fight against terrorism

A recent joint military exercise is the latest example of the strengthening cooperation between the two countries.


2017-04-06
2017-04-06

Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan co-operate to boost regional security

During a presidential summit in Astana, the countries' officials signed seven documents on strategic partnership.


2017-04-05
2017-04-05

Truancy seen as potential inroad for extremism in Uzbekistan

Police are making it a regular habit of checking attendance at schools and raiding internet cafes for youth skipping class.


2017-03-31
2017-03-31

Joint Tajik-US military training strengthens bilateral relations

The troops are focusing on fighting transnational terrorism and crisis response scenarios, parties to the exercise say.


2017-03-28
2017-03-28

Uzbekistani police reform law takes effect

The law replaces a patchwork of ad hoc rules and internal regulations that gave police little accountability but also little recourse if they had complaints.


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