- Pipeline, Geopolitics On Agenda As Berdymukhammedov Visits Uzbekistan
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov is visiting Tashkent, part of a surge in diplomatic activity in Central Asia since the death of longtime Uzbek leader Islam Karimov in 2016.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:49:56 +0000.
- Kyrgyz mayor dons fake beard to tour city in disguise
Bishkek's first citizen says he wears a fake beard so that he can see the city's problems first-hand.
BBC News. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:01:28 GMT.
- Trump and Kim Jong-un summit could be held in Mongolia
Mongolia could end up as the winner of the competition to host President Trump and Kim Jong-un's historic sit down.
Daily Mail. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:06:57 +0100.
- Meet Me in Mongolia: How Aging Aircraft May Dictate Kim-Trump Venue
Kim Jong-un is not known to have flown outside his country, and the question of his transportation complicates an already delicate and uncertain meeting.
Ali Watkins. New York Times. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:20:52 GMT.
- Last of the wild asses back from the brink
Wild equines are being reintroduced to the grasslands of Kazakhstan where they once roamed in large numbers.
BBC News. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:50:21 GMT.
- India, Indonesia and Kazakhstan under GSP eligibility review
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is reviewing the eligibility of India, Indonesia, and Kazakhstan in the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) based on concerns about the countries' compliance with the programme.
Just Style. Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:41:00 GMT.
- US to review trade preferences for India, Indonesia and Kazakhstan
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) - The United States said on Thursday (April 12) it was considering revoking import preferences for India, Indonesia and Kazakhstan over concerns about trade barriers and worker rights.
Straits Times. Fri, 13 Apr 2018 04:30:09 +0800.
- Authoritarian Turkmen leader's son rises in Foreign Ministry
The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed a deputy foreign minister, deepening speculation that the president aims to form a dynastic system of power in the Central Asian nation. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 31 Mar 2018 17:50:52 -0400.
- Kazakhstan Engineering to sell more subsidiaries
Kazakhstan has continued efforts to reduce national holdings in defence and aerospace assets with the announcement that majority stakes will be sold in three subsidiaries of defence group Kazakhstan Engineering (KE). ...
Guy Anderson, London. Janes 360. Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
- Beijing chokes in heavy dust as sandstorm blows in
BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing's air quality index (AQI) soared to hazardous levels on Wednesday as a sandstorm blew in from Inner Mongolia and smothered the Chinese capital and other parts of northern China in dust.
Reuters. Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:15:59 -0400.
The nations of Central Asia include Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Mongolia,
as well as Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. For more news and official
information about these nations, visit the national government websites
The Republic of Kazakhstan's
capital city is Astana, and its national currency is the Tenge.
The primary language of Kazakhstan is Kazakh, and in 2007, the
nation's estimated population was 15,285,000.
The Kyrgyz Republic's
capital city is Bishkek, and its national currency is the Som.
The primary languages of Kyrgyzstan are Kyrgyz and Russian, and the
country's estimated population in 2007 was 5,284,000.
Mongolia's capital city
is Ulaanbaatar, and its currency is the Tugrug. Khalka Mongolian
is the primary language of Mongolia, and in 2007, Mongolia's population
was estimated at 2,952,000.
The Republic of Tajikistan's capital city
is Dushanbe, and its official currency is the Somoni. Tajik, Uzbek,
and Russian are commonly used languages in Tajikistan, and in 2007,
the estimated population of Tajikistan was 7,077,000.
Turkmenistan's capital city
is Ashgabat, and its national currency is the Manat. The primary
languages of Turkmenistan are Turkmen, Russian, and Uzbek, and its
estimated 2007 population was 5,097,000.
The Republic of Uzbekistan's
capital city is Tashkent, and its currency is the Sum. The primary
language of Uzbekistan is Uzbek, and its estimated population in 2007