Central Asia

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.

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

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 Premium

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 Premium

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

28 November 2017
Uzbek Leader Plays Up Regional Cooperation Premium

Foreign minister denies speculation linking country to Russia-led trade and security organizations.

23 November 2017
Coke Eyes Turkmenistan Exit Premium

Turkmenistan’s Coca-Cola bottler has ceased production, becoming another victim of the country’s worsening economy.



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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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