Central Asia

15 December 2017
Cities Face Challenge of ‘Unprecedented’ Population Loss

Shrinking populations in Eastern European and Central Asian cities bring opportunities along with risks, a new study finds.

 
15 December 2017
Kazakh Miners End Underground Strike

Threatened with legal action -- and promised a pay rise -- ArcelorMittal workers end the country’s longest strike in years.

 
11 December 2017
Duckwalking Mongolian Dinosaur Rescued From Black Market

The specimen was so bizarre that scientists at first thought the fossil was a fake.

 
5 December 2017
Turkmenistan, Iran Seek Outside Solution to Gas Dispute

Gas-rich Central Asian country reportedly falling deeper into debt to China as its economic woes show no sign of easing.

 
1 December 2017
Debt-Saddled Tajikistan Mulls More Bond Sales

Government badly needs funds for a huge hydropower project it hopes will end the misery of winter blackouts.

 
30 November 2017
Bigamous Kyrgyz Cleric Is Unrepentant

The popular ex-mufti insists that polygamy is tradition, sparking a debate on the role of Islam in the officially secular state.

 

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