US president and Israel’s Netanyahu expected to mount assault on agreement at UN general assembly, while Paris leads attempts to convince signatories the move would be unnecessary and foolhardy.
Financial assistance programme suspended until new PM and Cabinet are in place and economic policy discussions are held.
Turkmens flaunt expensive new infrastructure such as a $2.5bn falcon-shaped airport but campaigners release stories of inhabitants forced out of homes to make way for spectacle.
Alliance of three parties fails to unite around a single candidate amid rows, possibly leaving the way clear for Sooranbai Jeenbekov, endorsed by sitting President Almazbek Atambayev as his pick.
Washington has announced that it is extending sanctions waivers for Iran granted under the 2015 nuclear deal, but at the same time it is imposing new measures against several individuals and entities over the country's ballistic missile programme.
Proposal submitted by pro-Western Yelq claims Armenia's economy has suffered since joining Russian-led bloc.
The Syrian government is turning to Iran and other friendly nations such as Russia and China to help rebuild and the work on the grid is potentially worth hundreds of millions of euros.
Reports that members of the Uzbek state security services were conspiring to assassinate reformist President Shavkat Mirziyoyev have surfaced on the opposition People's Movement of Uzbekistan website.
Long-awaited floats of flagship carrier and uranium miner seen as taking place next year if global economy and market demand are in good shape, says sovereign wealth fund.
Jargaltulga Erdenebat and his 14-month-old administration told to step down over claims that $330mn of government contracts went to companies linked to ministers.
The poorest state in Central Asia tapped into growing investor interest in sovereign debt from new and infrequent issuers to raise funds for construction of the world's tallest dam at Rogun.
Kyrgyzstan has been locked in a dispute since 2016 over profit-sharing at Kumtor, the biggest employer and taxpayer in the Central Asian country, contributing 10% of its GDP
Reset of relations with neighbours under new Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev powers ahead at meeting with Kyrgyzstan’s Almazbek Atambayev.
Nikki Haley claims US president may have non-technical grounds to declare Iran is not abiding by agreement and turn to Congress for next move.
Government figures used lobbying and money-laundering scheme centred in UK to make thousands of covert payments, leaked data reveals.
Move will confirm Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s status as a reformist leader dismantling the legacy of the late autocrat Islam Karimov, whom Mirziyoyev succeeded a year ago.
Once a pre-revolution draw for even five-star guests, the region may start to believe in a renaissance if plans for eight new resorts come off.
Almazbek Atambayev’s strongly worded warning raised renewed fears he is planning to effectively stay in power, at least behind the scenes.
Goal of project backed by IAEA is to discourage nations from investing in nuclear-enrichment technologies development that might lead to weapons-grade level uranium purification.
Citigroup and Raiffeisen Bank International arranging investor meetings for a bond debut aimed at raising funds to construct the world’s tallest hydroelectric dam.