Sep 5, 2016

End of Uzbekistan's Karimov era

Islam Karimov had little regard for legal niceties, but his ability to keep keep Islamic radicals under control made him a critical figure for governments outside Central Asia.

Glaciers in Central Asia shrinking fast: study

Aug 29, 2015

Glaciers in Central Asia shrinking fast: study

Central Asian glaciers have melted at four times the global average since the early 1960s, shedding 27 percent of their mass, according to a recent study.By 2050, warmer temperatures driven by climate change could wipe out half the remaining glacier ice in the Tien ...

/ Jul 24, 2015

Abe looking to visit five Central Asia nations in October

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit five Central Asian countries in October as part of efforts to strengthen economic relations with the resource-rich region, government officials said Thursday.The visit could also counter China’s growing clout in the region, as well as boost leverage ...