Anger over foreign exploitation of natural resources shocks authorities into action.
Omurbek Babanov earlier said he would address supporters in mass rally despite the charges against him.
Disputes over water use in area bordering the Ferghana Valley underlie regular incidents around Tajik exclave.
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.
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