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Traditionalists denounce decision, while others say the publicity can only benefit the venerable institution.
America’s imminent exit from Afghanistan could give impetus for a second Russian base in Kyrgyzstan.
The Internet’s vast potential for self-expression seems more relevant in Central Asia than ever before. From Eurasianet.
Local farmers are eager to try the high-value grain, but lack of equipment and red tape are holding them back.
In an unusual program, artists team up with NGOs from Russia and Central Asia to tell their stories in visually striking ways.
Opponents argue that the liberalization of visas for tourists may lead to influx of unregistered workers.
Officials tell Ankara’s ambassador not to meddle and deny reports Gulen followers may soon be deported.
A new investigation reveals another side of Chinese infrastructure projects in Central Asia: elite corruption. From openDemocracy.
Daniyar Usenov was convicted of brutal crackdown on demonstrators in 2010 “color revolution.”
Although the custom can lead to years in prison, women are still regularly forced into marriage.