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Terror Threat Turns Inward on Central Asia
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Terror Threat Turns Inward on Central Asia

Central Asian countries’ reputation as exporters of radicalized extremists appears to be giving way to one marked by a growing threat of terrorism domestically. A number of incidents in Tajikistan over the last year highlight the problem of increasing militant activity that targets both foreign and national interests. Several factors—the Islamic State’s shift in focus toward Afghanistan following losses in Iraq and Syria; growing Chinese influence in Central Asia; and ongoing repression by authoritarian governments—point toward a more widespread threat, however, that is likely to affect the region as a whole.

4-12-2018, 13:29
Olympic Center to be built in Kyrgyzstan in 2019
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Olympic Center to be built in Kyrgyzstan in 2019

Bishkek, Dec. 2, 2018. / Kabar /. The construction of the Olympic Center will begin in Kyrgyzstan on the shores of Issyk-Kul lake in 2019, the country’s Prime Minister Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev told during a meeting with domestic athletes who were best in 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.