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| Terrorism
Perils abound 2 months after collapse of 'Islamic State' in Syria
Perils abound 2 months after collapse of 'Islamic State' in Syria
| Security
Russia is 'probably' violating nuclear test treaty, US general says
Russia is 'probably' violating nuclear test treaty, US general says
| Energy
New EU grant aims to strengthen water and energy security in Central Asia
New EU grant aims to strengthen water and energy security in Central Asia
| Security
Kazakhstan approves military intelligence deal with Kyrgyzstan in sign of closer regional ties
Kazakhstan approves military intelligence deal with Kyrgyzstan in sign of closer regional ties
| Security
Russia presents UN measure in move to 'strangle' chemical weapons watchdog
Russia presents UN measure in move to 'strangle' chemical weapons watchdog
| Ramadan
In photos: Kazakhstan celebrates the holy month of Ramadan
In photos: Kazakhstan celebrates the holy month of Ramadan
| Religion
Kyrgyzstan moves to reform religious education, curb radical teachings
Kyrgyzstan moves to reform religious education, curb radical teachings
| Economy
Kazakhstan, US continue to foster economic co-operation amid 'flourishing' relations
Kazakhstan, US continue to foster economic co-operation amid 'flourishing' relations
| Energy
Russia preys on Turkmenistan, exacts huge gas concessions
Russia preys on Turkmenistan, exacts huge gas concessions
| Security
'Islamic State' militants spark deadly Tajik prison riot
'Islamic State' militants spark deadly Tajik prison riot
| Security
Kazakhstan's gun buy-back campaign sees 1,500 weapons surrendered in 1st month
Kazakhstan's gun buy-back campaign sees 1,500 weapons surrendered in 1st month
| Elections
Preparations for Kazakh presidential election monitoring begin
Preparations for Kazakh presidential election monitoring begin
| Security
Eyeing 'plenty of threats', Kazakhstan ramps up defence spending
Eyeing 'plenty of threats', Kazakhstan ramps up defence spending
| Crime & Justice
Kyrgyzstan begins hiring for new Bishkek police force in bid to fight corruption
Kyrgyzstan begins hiring for new Bishkek police force in bid to fight corruption
| Politics
Russia's fast-track citizenship for separatists: a wake-up call for Central Asia
Russia's fast-track citizenship for separatists: a wake-up call for Central Asia
| Terrorism
Worry grows as 'Islamic State' recruiting focuses on educated youth
Worry grows as 'Islamic State' recruiting focuses on educated youth
| Politics
In split from Russia, Uzbekistan promotes its own symbol to celebrate WWII victory
In split from Russia, Uzbekistan promotes its own symbol to celebrate WWII victory
| Media
Facebook again takes down Russian accounts as malign actions continue
Facebook again takes down Russian accounts as malign actions continue
| Society
In photos: colourful outfits, ethnic cuisine mark People's Unity Day in Kazakhstan
In photos: colourful outfits, ethnic cuisine mark People's Unity Day in Kazakhstan
| Religion
Kazakhstan looks to spiritual education system to stem youth radicalisation
Kazakhstan looks to spiritual education system to stem youth radicalisation
| Human Rights
Economic risks spur concern over Kyrgyz remittances from Russia
Economic risks spur concern over Kyrgyz remittances from Russia
| Religion
Religious leaders in Central Asia pledge to unify efforts toward common goals
Religious leaders in Central Asia pledge to unify efforts toward common goals
| Environment
New EBRD grant is aimed at tackling harmful Soviet uranium legacy in Kyrgyzstan
New EBRD grant is aimed at tackling harmful Soviet uranium legacy in Kyrgyzstan

Headlines

Google access eased during EC president's Tajikistan visit Tajikistan sentences IS recruiter to 14 years in prison 148 Uzbeks linked to IS militants being repatriated from Syria European Council president kicks off Central Asian tour in Dushanbe Tajik wife of IS militant stranded in Syria begs mother to rescue her Tajikistan's military intelligence agencies get new counter-terror mandate Rahmon opens Tajik military school Uzbek troops demonstrate own military inventions at Techno festival Kyrgyz authorities arrest Kazakh wanted for spreading terrorism propaganda USAID helps Uzbekistan fight TB OSCE chair commends Tajikistan for 25 years of partnership OSCE leader says regional co-operation is key for security in Central Asia UN symposium in Nur-Sultan to highlight technology for peacekeepers OSCE enhances development programmes in southern Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan eyes shelters for human trafficking victims C5+1 Security Working Group confers in Dushanbe OSCE welcomes restored access to online media in Uzbekistan Tajik victim of hate crime in Russia applies to European Court of Human Rights EU's new Central Asia strategy focuses on stronger partnerships Kazakh parliament ratifies Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons USAID grant to support Uzbek education reforms US government donates equipment to Tajik border troops Uzbekistan reinstates access to critical news sites Nazarbayev discusses co-operation with US ambassador Representatives of Central Asian airlines to meet in Dushanbe Kyrgyzstan celebrates 26th anniversary of own currency Kazakhstan evacuates 156 children from Syria Kazakhstan makes arrests, shuts down websites before election Central Asia celebrates Victory Day Tajikistan becomes chairman of OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation OSCE trains public council members in Tajikistan on countering extremism Kazakhstan celebrates Defender of the Fatherland Day Afghan forces kill Central Asian IS militant leader, 3 other insurgents OSCE roundtable in Dushanbe encourages judicial independence US, Turkmen officials discuss co-operation in Ashgabat Kyrgyzstan eyes more effective implementation of religious education policy Tashkent to host 4th annual Central Asian Internet Governance Forum Tajikistan brings home dozens of children from Iraq