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Netherlands says it has proof of Russian violation of INF treaty | Science & Technology
Netherlands says it has proof of Russian violation of INF treaty
Kazakhstan remaining vigilant against threat of terrorism | Security
Kazakhstan remaining vigilant against threat of terrorism
Bishkek authorities to improve monitoring of pollution levels, fine violators | Environment
Bishkek authorities to improve monitoring of pollution levels, fine violators
Air Astana to launch budget airline for domestic flights | Transportation
Air Astana to launch budget airline for domestic flights
Uzbek anti-terrorism fight seen as model for other countries | Terrorism
Uzbek anti-terrorism fight seen as model for other countries
Tensions spike after Russia seizes Ukrainian ships in Sea of Azov | Diplomacy
Tensions spike after Russia seizes Ukrainian ships in Sea of Azov
Kazakhstan seeks to ban anonymous online money transfers to fight drug trafficking | Crime & Justice
Kazakhstan seeks to ban anonymous online money transfers to fight drug trafficking
Russia fails in its bid to block investigations into chemical attacks | Diplomacy
Russia fails in its bid to block investigations into chemical attacks
Tajikistan's Rogun Dam to end power shortages, provide export opportunities | Energy
Tajikistan's Rogun Dam to end power shortages, provide export opportunities
Central Asian analysts sound alarm over Malhama Tactical mercenary group | Terrorism
Central Asian analysts sound alarm over Malhama Tactical mercenary group
Kazakhstan refuses to screen Russia's 'Crimean Bridge' propaganda film | Media
Kazakhstan refuses to screen Russia's 'Crimean Bridge' propaganda film
EU helps Central Asia contend with radioactive waste left by Russia | Environment
EU helps Central Asia contend with radioactive waste left by Russia
Kazakhstan's success against poverty seen as key part in radicalisation fight | Society
Kazakhstan's success against poverty seen as key part in radicalisation fight
Kazakhstan establishes criminal liability for mid-air crime | Security
Kazakhstan establishes criminal liability for mid-air crime
Kyrgyzstan's new police force to focus on public safety, trust | Security
Kyrgyzstan's new police force to focus on public safety, trust
World Bank urges investment in human capital for brighter economic future | Education
World Bank urges investment in human capital for brighter economic future
Astana Hub to become 'Silicon Valley of Kazakhstan': officials | Technology
Astana Hub to become 'Silicon Valley of Kazakhstan': officials
Kazakh, international analysts discuss role of new technology in electoral processes | Elections
Kazakh, international analysts discuss role of new technology in electoral processes
Russia's self-serving energy deals in Central Asia reek of exploitation | Energy
Russia's self-serving energy deals in Central Asia reek of exploitation
Central Asian migrants eye Kazakhstan as alternative to Russia | Human Rights
Central Asian migrants eye Kazakhstan as alternative to Russia
Central Asia looks on as Kremlin attempts to whitewash repression | Human Rights
Central Asia looks on as Kremlin attempts to whitewash repression

Headlines

US embassy hands over $500,000 border post to Tajikistan EU representative to Central Asia meets with Kyrgyz officials in Bishkek Kazakh government to raise minimum wage, boost social aid Russian, Kazakh hackers conned firms out of millions, say US prosecutors Tashkent sees drop in crime for 2018 Kazakhstan declares support for 'de-escalation of tensions' in Sea of Azov Kazakh, Uzbek lawmakers ink co-operation memorandum Uzbekistan launches large-scale military maneuvers Kyrgyz immigrants from China ask Jeenbekov for help in freeing imprisoned relatives Suspect in slaying of foreign cyclists in Tajikistan sentenced to life in prison US embassy to hold professional English programme for Kazakh journalists USAID, Kyrgyz Education Ministry to present results of pupil literacy assessment Tajik, Uzbek lawmakers meet in Dushanbe to pledge co-operation EU, Kyrgyzstan continue negotiations on enhanced co-operation agreement US lawmakers hold co-operation talks in Tashkent Tajik prosecutor seeks life sentence for suspect in slaying of foreign cyclists BBC 100 Women 2018 includes 2 from Central Asia US-Kazakh joint venture seeks to develop high-yield seeds for Kazakh farmers British Council backs projects to develop Kazakhstan's 'creative economy' Tajik, Kazakh law enforcement learn key counterterrorism skills in US-funded course Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan launch new Chirchik-Almaty bus route EU-funded hotline to assist victims of domestic violence in Tajikistan Uzbeks studying in US up 13% USAID-backed agribusiness project in Tajikistan eyes efficiency, competitiveness Nazarbayev inaugurates trading on Astana International Exchange Death toll in Tajik prison riot grows to at least 50: government sources Kyrgyz, Kazakh officials meet in Astana to discuss security issues Central Asian journalists, analysts discuss media freedom in Astana Prison riot in Tajikistan leaves at least 20 dead Uzbek, Kyrgyz officials discuss security, public safety along the border US embassy in Dushanbe to host fair for International Education Week Almaty unveils plaque honouring slain figure skater Denis Ten Kazakhstan plans to bolster housing construction programme EU, Kyrgyzstan set sights on expanded co-operation agreement Kazakhstan eyes new telecom satellite for Central Asia Kyrgyzstan set to establish new patrol police force USAID-backed plant to develop dairy production in southern Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz authorities arrest 9 suspected terrorists Atyrau hosts fair on opportunities for free education abroad US embassy in Tajikistan announces start of student exchange programme Kyrgyzstan seeks international help to implement development strategy Kazakhstan shows improvement in World Bank's ranking of business reforms