Two telecoms have already paid big fines for handing out bribes worth some half-billion dollars to late Uzbek leader Karimov’s daughter.
With Uzbek leader Mirziyoyev winning kudos for opening up to the world, could his neighbor be tempted to follow a similar path?
Farmers in the teeming Ferghana Valley are highly vulnerable to the effects of rising temperatures.
A change of name at the country’s biggest trade center symbolizes a new way of doing business in Central Asia’s most populous country.
Officials have made direct contact with the Taliban as a prelude to peace talks.
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.
Mirziyoyev’s campaign to undo the strongman policies of his predecessor continues, if not without a hitch or two.
Central Asia’s once isolated states are increasingly seeking foreign money to kick start their economies.
Their ties have been strained for much of the quarter-century since independence, but Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are moving swiftly to patch things up.
Watchdogs say illegal arrests and torture of prisoners continue even as government eases burdens on the citizenry.
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