The data can no longer be ignored. Demand and supply no longer add up. Severity of situation needs treating with some urgency.
Ranks of Jamaat Ansarullah movement based near border with Tajikistan said to be swelling.
The great and good have assembled in UAE’s capital of Dubai for the COP28 conference to hash out a plan to avert the looming environmental disaster, but its probably too late.
While Ankara records show “dual-use” goods going to Central Asia and Caucasus, trade registry discrepancies across region indicate items actually go to Russia.
Calls for more regional cooperation in address to United Nations Special Programme for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA).
Central Asia is once again the “navel of the world” as overland trade between Asia and Europe takes off.
In the last seven years, Emerging Europe has grappled with pandemic, war and a cost of living crisis. So why did people get happier?
Bolot Temirov, living in a secret location in Europe, places copies of obtained sensitive data in a virtual safe managed by Forbidden Stories NGO so other journalists can take up his work if he is killed or incapacitated.
EBRD research shows majority in transition countries believe climate change will severely affect the children of today, but fewer people are willing to pay to address the climate emergency.
Sometimes known as the sirocco, haboob, yellow dust, white storm or harmattan, the phenomenon that engulfs everything in its path can be a costly disaster.
One frustrated buyer says: “How do I know that that car is mine? Well, I still have the remote control for it. Look, I press the button, and I unlock the car. Can you imagine?”
Authorities resort to all kinds of spurious claims. In one shocking episode, police escort journalist from the courtroom to the airport and put him on a plane for Russia.
Data shows that in region an area almost four times the size of Kyrgyzstan is degraded.
Overcoming the “inadequate” approach is “a geopolitical imperative” amid great power competition, while a crackdown is needed on London enabling region’s corrupt elites, it adds.
Daniel Azhiyev came to prominence during the COVID-19 crisis, when his philanthropy made him something of a minor folk hero.
GKNB chief Tashiyev was himself ushered to power by means of a wave of public unrest.
Ten years on are investments bringing desired returns?
A wave of arrests, asset seizures, and political ties unveiled in a nationwide crackdown.
At present, around one-third of the border remains undefined.