A spike in new coronavirus infections in Central Asia has forced authorities to reimpose restrictions just weeks after starting to reopen their economies. But not all governments acknowledge the coronavirus reality.
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan started to ease restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. It was not long before all three countries started registering record numbers of new cases.
A decade has passed since ethnic violence tore through towns and cities in southern Kyrgyzstan, killing 470 people according to an international report.
A Kyrgyz national has been hospitalized with a gunshot wound in another shooting near a disputed segment of the Kyrgyz-Tajik border.
On May 24, shots were fired in the contentious border area. And reportedly again on May 27. Three weeks after fresh clashes near a problematic portion of the Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border, shots were fired again over the...
Central Asia's largest bazaar has been closed for a month now, causing hunger and poverty for some 50,000 people in Bishkek who worked there before COVID-19 struck.
That blank space is the territory where the five Central Asian states -- Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan -- are located. Until March 13, when authorities in Kazakhstan confirmed the count...
Police in the capital of Kyrgyzstan have detained about 60 people after an unauthorized rally to mark International Women’s Day was broken up by a group of men.
Kyrgyz and Tajik officials have agreed to start the process of a land swap along a disputed segment of the border between the two Central Asian nations after years of sometimes deadly clashes.
Russia's Investigative Committee says it has placed a man born in Kyrgyzstan under arrest in Moscow on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack in the capital.
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