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As ever, the president paints the move in glowing terms, glossing over the dire state of state finances.
The neutral Central Asian state rarely comments on reports of tension along its border with Afghanistan.
After decades of wrangling, the five Caspian states appear ready to cooperate. From Eurasianet.
U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report can result in penalties limiting access to international assistance.
Meanwhile, Kazakhstan almost sees a rare opposition protest.
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.
As Uzbekistan begins phasing out use of forced labor to pick cotton, glare falls on its Central Asian neighbor.