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End of travel controls is latest milestone in country’s emergence from despotism.
… but not fast enough, according to campaigners who say 180,000 people were ordered to pick cotton this year.
Commercial, military, and scientific cooperation with Tashkent are all set for a boost.
Revered Kazakh boxer Serik Konakbaev wants to supplant the current head of amateur boxing, who faces U.S. accusations of abetting organized crime.
Two telecoms have already paid big fines for handing out bribes worth some half-billion dollars to late Uzbek leader Karimov’s daughter.
With Uzbek leader Mirziyoyev winning kudos for opening up to the world, could his neighbor be tempted to follow a similar path?
Farmers in the teeming Ferghana Valley are highly vulnerable to the effects of rising temperatures.
A change of name at the country’s biggest trade center symbolizes a new way of doing business in Central Asia’s most populous country.
Officials have made direct contact with the Taliban as a prelude to peace talks.
An unusual storm made breathing difficult and raised fears of crop damage as dust and salt from the desiccated Aral Sea spread over hundreds of kilometers.