Central Asia

5 June 2018
Killing Exposes Persistence of Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan Premium

Although the custom can lead to years in prison, women are still regularly forced into marriage.

 
4 June 2018
Contaminated Aral Sea Salt Causes Havoc Premium

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.

 
25 May 2018
U.S. Bans Turkmen Cotton Premium

As Uzbekistan begins phasing out use of forced labor to pick cotton, glare falls on its Central Asian neighbor.

 
24 May 2018
Kazakhstan Seeks Return of Frozen Fortune Premium

UK court ruling saw $22 billion worth of state assets being frozen in a highly unusual case.

 
21 May 2018
Films from Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia Clean Up at Cannes

A Kazakh actress and a Polish director win prestigious awards at the film festival; other films from region explore sensitive social issues.

 

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