Residents of the capital of Turkmenistan Ashgabat bulk buying gasoline and food, fear of imminent price hike.
For over six months, Kyrgyzstan has been mired in a high-level corruption scandal: a disastrous $386 million project to rebuild Bishkek’s Power Plant, funded by Chinese state funds.
The Government of Uzbekistan issued a Decree on Measures to Implement the National Goals and Objectives for Sustainable Development until 2030, Uzbek media reported.
On October 12, two new arbitration claims were filed against Turkmenistan at the International Center for the Settlement of Arbitration Disputes (ICSID), part of the World Bank Group. At present, there are five pending arbitration cases at the ICSID against Turkmenistan, dating back to 2009.
A man who swore allegiance to the Islamic State militant group before killing four foreign cyclists in ex-Soviet Tajikistan went on trial Tuesday in a process closed to the public.
Uzbekistan, in co-operation with Russia, has launched work related to the construction of the first nuclear power project on its soil.
BISHKEK -- A former adviser to ex-President Almazbek Atambaev is being held on suspicion of financial fraud after being detained in Russia and brought back to Kyrgyzstan by law enforcement authorities.
The European Bank of Redevelopment and Construction (EBRD) will provide financing for an up to 28 MW solar PV park, to be developed by Nomad Solar in Kazakhstan.
Turkmenistan has arguably been a study in authoritarian rule since it became an independent country in late 1991. Its leader is kept in power with the help of an efficient and ruthless security force that roots out the smallest hint of discontent and quickly silences even whispers of criticism.
BISHKEK -- An associate of former Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev, Ikramjan Ilmiyanov, has been charged in absentia with corruption and added to a list of wanted persons.