Rare show of public dissent prompted by Uzbekistan’s ongoing constitutional reforms.
Tashkent loses bank deal and suffers blow as company accused by US of supplying microchips to Russian military-industrial complex.
The four smuggling tunnels found so far may only be a small part of the total.
France calls for efforts to get Iranian oil back on the market as Tehran re-enters nuclear deal talks, Tehran says it has applied to join BRICS and Israel secretly discusses defence coordination against Iran with Saudi Arabia.
Conventional media outlets have all been obliterated by the government.
Hours later, Moscow announces difficulties with Kazakh oil shipments. Some analysts, however, argue the Kremlin benefits from Nur-Sultan’s moves to avoid sanctions.
Also says some people in Russia “misrepresent whole situation” by claiming that during January unrest Moscow “saved” Kazakhstan with troop dispatch and now country must for ever “bow at feet” of Kremlin.
On Ukraine's border and with part of its territory controlled by Russia-backed separatists, Moldova is hoping for a positive answer to its application for EU candidate status.
Academic detective work led scientists to a pair of 14th-century cemeteries that held an unusually high number of tombstones dated to 1338 and 1339. DNA sequencing did the rest.
Sanctioned Alfa Group transfers 7.7% stake and control of famous drinks company to Georgian state.
Tashkent indicates it has concerns that the project may not be economically feasible.
Officials say logistics difficulties have hit Brazilian sugar cane deliveries. Queues causing tensions as sugar resellers attempt to capitalise.
Artel Electronics, Central Asia’s leading electronics and home appliances manufacturer, achieves corporate bond milestone in Uzbekistan.
Media reports at the weekend said that Georgia would not be given candidate status to start negotiations on EU accession at the June 23-24 EU summit.
Responding to move, IAEA nuclear inspectorate chief says there’s now only a three to four-week window to find a way to reinstate the agreement aimed at ensuring Tehran doesn’t pursue building an atomic bomb.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi used a visit to Central Asia to talk about the United States. But his counterparts wanted to talk business.
Activists are bewildered by how the government has chosen to revisit the events of 2010 in this way.
More than a dozen ‘SDS’ occurrences have shut down big cities across the Gulf region in recent weeks.
President Tokayev promotes referendum result as ending “super-presidential” rule. Some activists say it does nothing of the kind.
The president has preventively denied any future responsibility for accidents that might happen at the mine.