One dead as clashes erupt on Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border

Bishkek, Sept. 17 -- A shoot-out on a disputed section of the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in the Ferghana Valley on September 16 left one border guard dead and more than 20 other people w... Read More

EBRD, EU help improve water services in Kyrgyzstan's small municipalities

Bishkek, Sept. 17 -- More than 40,000 people living in small municipalities in Kyrgyzstan will benefit from a regular water supply and access to fresh drinking water following an 11.5 million investme... Read More

Uzbekistan: Tashkent joins European Mobility Week and Car-Free Day

Tashkent, Sept. 17 -- In 2019, Uzbekistan's capital Tashkent for the first time became an official participant in the European Mobility Week, which takes place annually from September 16 to 22 and in ... Read More

Turkmenistan: US ambassador closes successful preservation project at Dayahatyn Caravanserai

Ashgabat, Sept. 17 -- On September 18, U.S. Ambassador to Turkmenistan Matthew Klimow will visit the historic site of the Dayahatyn Caravanserai in Lebap region to mark the completion of the second ph... Read More

Turkmenistan: Former trade minister jailed on corruption charges

Ashgabat, Sept. 16 -- Turkmenistan's Minister of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations, Amandurdy Ishanov, has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term on corruption charges just days after being s... Read More

Taliban restores security guarantees to Red Cross staff in Afghanistan

Kabul, Sept. 16 -- The Afghan Taliban on September 15 revoked their ban on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and restored its guarantee for the security of ICRC staff doing humanitar... Read More

EBRD extends renewable energy program for Kazakhstan

Nur-Sultan, Sept. 16 -- The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is pledging fresh funds to support Kazakhstan's drive as a regional leader to promote renewable energy, with the hel... Read More

EBRD and Switzerland help improve water services in Tajikistan

Dushanbe, Sept. 16 -- Over 180,000 citizens of Khujand, the second-largest city in Tajikistan, will have regular access to safe drinking water and improved wastewater services thanks to a joint invest... Read More

Kazakhstan and France developing agricultural cooperation

Nur-Sultan, Sept. 16 -- Investment opportunities in Kazakhstan's agriculture and measures of state support for investors were presented during a major agricultural forum in Rennes (France) last week. ... Read More

Feminist group denied registration in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan, Sept. 14 -- Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticized Kazakh authorities for their "arbitrary and discriminatory" refusal to register a feminist initiative that promotes the rights of margin... Read More