Uzbekistan is already the site of the world’s worst man-made catastrophe, and things will only get worse as temperatures rise. bne IntelliNews looks at Tashkent's efforts to adapt to climate change.
An expected increase in energy demand and the need to cut emissions have prompted Tashkent to draw up plans to overhaul existing infrastructure, raise efficiency and encourage investment into renewables.
Sports commentators are questioning the wisdom of hiring foreign players to compete for the Azerbaijani flag.
The COVID-19 outbreak has compounded a problem caused by low salaries.
Guest list and inauguration speech indicate Tehran will make serious move to negotiate reinstatement of 2015 nuclear deal. First presidential in-tray will be weighed down by multiple unresolved crises.
For the Georgian Dream government, its failure to respond to far-right mobs hunting LGBTQ activists and beating journalists was a PR disaster. Critics say it’s time for US and EU to wake up to its shift towards illiberalism.
A V-shaped recovery will support incomes and job creation, and resolve any lingering impact in the banking sector, says Uzbekistan's Deputy Finance Minister Odilbek Isakov.
It’s bad news for plans to expand farming, but even worse for herders.
The remarks earned the country’s senior Islamic official a rebuke from a senior adviser to Turkey’s president and a smear campaign in Azerbaijani pro-government media.
Despite the pandemic conditions Uzbekistan accelerated its privatisation drive this spring. The head of the State Assets Management Agency Akmalkhon Ortikov explains how.
The list of journalists and activists reportedly spied on using the Israeli-made Pegasus software continues to grow. But Baku is keeping quiet.
Studies detect shifts in precipitation patterns in the Tian Shan mountains that supply region with much of its freshwater.
The land transfer has fuelled anger and rumours about Kyrgyzstan’s new populist leadership.
The delegation of top fighters turned up saying the Taliban already controls most of Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s border with Tajikistan has fallen almost completely – if not fully – under Taliban control. How and when did this happen?
Defining green energy and indeed green investments is not an exact science, Determining just how green each of the various energy sources are gets complicated once you start digging into the details.
Mongolia's most important annual festival, Naadam, has been held every year for the past 800 years, but it has been laid low by the coronavirus pandemic for the second year in a row. Naadam was cancelled on July 2.
Three years ago, Central Asia’s largest economy launched a new financial centre, complete with a bourse that runs on a Nasdaq trading platform. So how’s it faring? The jury is still very much out.
Armenia has seen a marked increase in Iranians crossing the border of the country to get vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19) in recent weeks, Tik reported on July 4.
As Kazakhstan awaits the Big One, its seismologists are underfunded while ever-taller buildings rise in the earthquake-prone commercial capital.