- Lavrov to discuss Syrian situation with Turkish top diplomat
The parties are expected to discuss the situations in the Middle East, North Africa, the South Caucasus, Central Asia, Ukraine and the Black Sea region during their Ankara meeting
Tass. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 05:22:31 +0300.
- Five People Killed In Helicopter Accident In Tajikistan
Five people have died in a helicopter accident in eastern Tajikistan, including three Russian mountaineers and two Tajik members of the helicopter crew, officials say.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:00:27 +0000.
- State budget receives 24.2 trillion soums of tax revenues
The state budget of Uzbekistan received 24.2 trillion soums of tax revenues in January-July 2018, which is 43.1% higher compared to the same period of last year, UzA reported quoting the State Tax Committee.
Uzbekistan Daily. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:59:25 +0500.
- Reports: Russian Businessman Targeted In Bombing Attack In Bishkek
A Russian businessman has been targeted in a bombing attack in Bishkek, police sources in the Kyrgyz capital say.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 12:39:59 +0000.
- Exxon And Chevron Hope To Cash In After New Caspian Summit
On August 12 the five Caspian littoral states will meet in Astana, Kazakhstan to determine the legal status of the Caspian Sea. ...
By Ariel Cohen, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 9 Aug 2018 09:47:00 -0400.
- A Dream Ended on a Mountain Road: The Cyclists and the ISIS Militants
Two American cyclists had a vision of the world, or, at least, what it could be. The men who mowed them down in Tajikistan had a starkly different one.
Rukmini Callimachi. New York Times. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 21:39:00 GMT.
- WATCH: US couple killed while cycling through Tajikistan identified
A video appeared to show a vehicle deliberately ramming a group of cyclists; ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack that killed two others.
ABC News. Wed, 01 Aug 2018 23:18:00 -0400.
- US cyclists killed in ISIS-claimed attack in Tajikistan identified
The two Americans killed during an ISIS-claimed terror attack in Tajikistan were Washington, D.C.- area cyclists with a mission to bike across the globe.
Lucia Suarez Sang. Fox News. Wed, 01 Aug 2018 18:16:00 GMT.
- Tajikistan attack: Four cyclists mown down are identified
All four passionately documented their journey as they travelled around the world by bike.
BBC News. Wed, 01 Aug 2018 14:46:30 GMT.
- Attribution of Danghara attack to Islamic State elevates terrorism risks in Tajikistan for foreign visitors
Event Four people were killed and two others were wounded in a combined vehicle-impact incident and knife assaults by five individuals on 29 July 2018, near Danghara, Khatlon region. ...
Alex Kokcharov. Janes 360. Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
- One Swiss cyclist killed and one hospitalized in Tajikistan attack
Four cyclists were killed and three wounded in Tajikistan in a vicious attack on Sunday July 29th. ...
The Local. Tue, 31 Jul 2018 11:08:01 +0200.
- Tajikistan Blames Banned Islamist Party for Attack That Killed Two Americans
Separately, ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack on seven tourists
Yahoo. Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:21:13 -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