Fergana news agency: The upper house of the parliament of Tajikistan approved on 12 July the initiative of the members of the lower house on authorising law enforcement bodies to receive information about which Internet sites citizens visit.
As Europe’s tolerance for Muslim women wearing hijabs is slipping, so is Central Asia’s quiet protest against hijabs and beards intensifying, as the radicalization is becoming a pressing issue in the region.
AKIPRESS.COM - Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov said that his country is content with construction of Rogun hydropower plant in Tajikistan. But the national interests of Uzbekistan should be taken into consideration, according to him.
rferl.org: That's right. Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambaev said he wants Russia to establish a second military base in his country. There hasn't been any Russian reaction to that so far but just as important will be the reactions from the governments in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan where officials must be pondering Atambaev's comments.
SPUTNIK INTERNATIONAL: The head of the defense committee of the State Duma, the lower house of Russia's parliament, Vladimir Shamanov, on Thursday confirmed to Sputnik that Russia was holding talks with Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to send their servicemen to Syria.
XINHUA: Kyrgyzstan prevented 17 terrorist attacks last year, Secretary of the Kyrgyz Security Council Temir Zhumakadyrov told mass media 20 June.
BISHKEK, June 15 (Xinhua) -- The process of nominating candidates for the presidency started on Thursday in Kyrgyzstan, chairwoman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) Nurzhan Shaildabekova said.
The FINANCIAL -- Digital Tajikistan can be an important source of innovation, growth, and employment – provided that the country invests more in people’s skills, improves the business environment, and strengthens the digital infrastructure.
The ninth largest by territory country in the world -- Kazakhstan -- is embarking on a technological revolution that has never been conceived in the post-Soviet area. According to central Asian experts it includes ubiquitous automation, robotization, development of artificial intelligence and the international technology park of start-ups that might seem unreal for the neighboring countries in the entire Central Asian region, at least for now. In addition, Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev tasked his government to diversify economy and set the new course until 2025.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev announced May 29 at a ceremony of the 25th anniversary of the Kyrgyz Army in Bishkek that the presidential election will take place on October 15.