Central Asia

4 January 2018
Kazakhstan Tightens Squeeze on Media Premium

Astana reinforces its status as a no-go area for independent media, while ostensibly more open Kyrgyzstan cracks down on opposition TV station.

22 December 2017
Court Upholds U.S. Bank’s Freeze of Kazakh Billions Premium

Case is part of long-running clash between one of Moldova’s richest men and the oil-rich Central Asian state.

18 December 2017
Warming Spell Forecast on Uzbek-Kyrgyz Border Premium

Troubled region welcomes readiness to address longstanding grievances on both sides.

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

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 Premium

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 Premium

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



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