Proposals for radical constitutional amendments continue to divide society as consultation period approaches its end.
Azerbaijan government tries to force creditors to share losses from insolvent bank's open currency positions.
Financial aid package intended to help Mongolia address its crippling debts and push through reforms.
Death of Fayzulla Mullajanov comes while the Uzbek government is working on a new plan to liberalise the currency market.
Senior creditors owed $2.4bn can exchange the bank's debt for long-term state bonds, with the option of taking a 20% haircut if they want a higher interest rate.
After sweeping aside hardline challenger Raisi and winning second term, Iran's President Rouhani declares Iranians have chosen path of interaction with the world.
The default comes at the worst time possible for Azerbaijan, as it could severely impact its ability to raise further capital for the Southern Gas Corridor project.
Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf urges conservatives to unite behind Ebrahim Raisi's challenge to centrist President Hassan Rouhani.
Battle for the Iranian presidency becomes increasingly confrontational as rivals try to demolish incumbent Hassan Rouhani's economic record.
Uzbekistan takes unprecedented step of agreeing to work closely with High Commissioner's regional office, bringing it into line with the other Central Asian republics.
One country caused quite a buzz in the EBRD annual meeting's coffee rooms but remained almost entirely invisible: Uzbekistan.
Kazakhstan is going through some of the toughest years since its independence a quarter of a century ago, but the economic hardships have tempered the government’s resolve to push through a raft of extremely ambitious reforms.
Sergei Guriev backs Alexei Kudrin's reform plan in Russia and warns over economic shocks to Central Asia from China.
But Astana's reform plans are usually best viewed as acknowledgements that problems exist rather than concrete proposals to tackle them.
Impact of Putin and Erdogan's new "full-format" relations felt at peace talks, but Al-Assad opponents walk out of meeting shouting angrily.
Dangerous combination of official incompetence, the use of radicalism as a deliberate political tool and socio-economic hardship to increase region’s exposure to Islamic extremism.
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