Opponents say the move is aimed at getting President Almazbek Atambayev into the prime minister’s post when his term ends.
Uzbek silence over the Tajik dam project since Karimov's death does not mean it has dropped its opposition.
Turkey is at the bottom of the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2016 but only just above Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine.
With tighter regulatory rules looming, life is not going to get any easier for the region’s banks.
President Almazbek Atambayev’s plan to hold a national referendum to strengthen the prime minister's role threatens to destabilise the country.
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