Rustam Azimov was seen as the force behind proposed reforms following the death of President Islam Karimov last September.
Orban defends himself in front of European Parliament as EU ratchets up pressure on his "illiberal democracy".
Reporters Without Borders documents decline in press freedom around the world.
GDP growth has slumped since the MSE was first placed on FTSE Russell frontier market watchlist at height of mining investment boom.
Anti-Vucic protesters join those still seeking justice for midnight demolitions in historic Belgrade neighbourhood.
Skopje reportedly launches roadshow for potential issue, in move likely to further inflame tensions between interim government and opposition.
Fund manager Greg Konieczny says interim appointments are "bad news" for Hidroelectrica and other companies, and will delay long-awaited IPO of hydropower producer.
Deal securing 50% of project cost was closed with Engie, OMV, Shell, Uniper and Wintershall.
Gevgelija residents overwhelmingly vote against Canadian Nevsun Resources' plans to build gold mines after strong campaign by environmental groups.
“Let me start by asking you a simple question: if you earn a 8% return on an investment per year is that a good investment?” asks the president of the Bucharest Stock Exchange Lucian Anghel. If the answer is 'yes' you should go to Romania.
Ruling scuppers Liviu Dragnea's prospects of becoming prime minister and could result in a prison term if he is found guilty in a separate case.
In striking down the wildcard candidacy of the hardline ex-president, Iran’s Guardian Council appears to have set up a two-horse race.
Fees from Russian dealmaking in equities, bonds, loans and mergers surged by 32% in the year to April 20 compared with the same period a year ago.
Guardian Council bars shock candidacy of ex-president, pitting moderate incumbent against hardline cleric seen as next Supreme Leader.
18-year sentence for Veaceslav Platon over money siphoned from Banca de Economii follows conviction of former Prime Minister Vlad Filat in 2016.
Detentions of former MP Mykola Martynenko and Naftogaz deputy chairman Serhiy Pereloma are latest high-profile criminal investigations by Ukraine's National Anti-Corruption Bureau.
Ruling Socialists declined to nominate candidate to replace President Bujar Nishani as opposition boycott of parliament continues.
Joint taskforce to monitor impact of debt crisis at Croatian conglomerate and mitigate impact on local economies.
Czech court rules that Uber should obey city rules, just like any other taxi company.
Soccer federation has only half the number of sponsorship contracts it had before the 2014 tournament in Brazil.
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