Following a trail blazed by Tajikistan, Tashkent has the advantage of a more open economy.
Monitoring group downgrades Hungary, Serbia from ‘free’ to ‘partially free,’ while Uzbekistan marks a modest improvement.
End of travel controls is latest milestone in country’s emergence from despotism.
… but not fast enough, according to campaigners who say 180,000 people were ordered to pick cotton this year.
Commercial, military, and scientific cooperation with Tashkent are all set for a boost.
Revered Kazakh boxer Serik Konakbaev wants to supplant the current head of amateur boxing, who faces U.S. accusations of abetting organized crime.
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.
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.