16 March 2017
European Bank in Milestone Visit to Uzbekistan

New regime wants to liberalize the economy in face of opposition from hardliners.

9 March 2017
Uzbek Activist Urlaeva Held in Psychiatric Facility Premium

Advocate for worker rights was due to meet with international organizations on forced labor in the cotton industry.

13 February 2017
Hollywood Star Pulls Vanishing Act in Uzbek Cinemas Premium

He’s on the poster. He’s in the trailer. But the American actor’s not in the film, and the producers are in trouble.

26 January 2017
Uzbekistan May Scrap Exit Visas

In latest reform proposal, new leader calls for end to Soviet-era exit controls.

18 January 2017
Karimova Questioned by Swiss Prosecutors Premium

Uzbek authorities seek to recover some of the huge assets allegedly linked to late leader’s daughter.

9 January 2017
Uzbekistan Delays Adoption of Relaxed Travel Rules Premium

The isolated country’s dream of becoming the next Central Asian tourist mecca is on hold.

13 December 2016
Kyrgyz Approve Constitutional Changes Premium

Is the bellwether of Central Asian democracy turning inward, even as closed-off Uzbekistan gradually opens to the world?

5 December 2016
No Surprises in Uzbekistan Election Premium

Acting president will become the real thing after obliterating the competition in a poll that fell short of international standards, observers say.

2 December 2016
Central Asian Feast Food, Nowruz Holiday Win UNESCO Honors Premium

UN cultural agency adds 16 cultural practices to its Intangible Heritage List.

28 November 2016
Uzbekistan to Choose New Leader in Milestone Election Premium

Four candidates are running for president of Uzbekistan in Sunday’s election, although it may be hard for voters to tell them apart.





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