- Uzbekistan Karakalpakstan: 18 killed and hundreds injured in unrest as state of emergency declared
The clashes were the deadliest seen in the central Asian country in nearly two decades
Furvah Shah. The Independent. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 23:17:46 GMT.
- Nur-Sultan ready for cooperation with Moscow in all areas, says Kazakh PM
In January-May, trade turnover between Russia and Kazakhstan rose by almost 5% to over $9 bln
Tass. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 20:55:32 +0300.
- Uzbekistan Karakalpakstan: At least 18 killed in unrest over right to secede
Rare violence in Karakalpakstan was sparked by plans, now abandoned, to remove its right to secede.
BBC News. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 12:13:56 GMT.
- At least 18 killed, hundreds injured in Uzbekistan unrest
At least 18 people were killed and 243 injured during unrest in an autonomous province, according to authorities.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 10:07:52 +0000.
- Uzbekistan Karakalpakstan: Thousands injured in unrest
Officials in the region of Karakalpakstan say thousands of people are being treated in hospital.
BBC News. Mon, 04 Jul 2022 03:08:08 GMT.
- Techies From Russia, Belarus, Find Solace In Uzbekistan. Can They Attract Western Outsourcers?
Uzbekistan wants to be alternative to Manila and Bangalore. Russians leaving Moscow might help facilitate that.
By Kenneth Rapoza, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 03 Jul 2022 09:00:00 -0400.
- Kyrgyz President Signs Into Law Controversial Bill Legalizing Casinos
Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov has signed into law a controversial bill that legalizes casinos, which have been outlawed in the Central Asian nation for a decade.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 30 Jun 2022 17:04:22 +0000.
- It would be 'disgusting' to see Boris Johnson naked, says Vladimir Putin
Putin, 69, hit back at a summit in Tajikistan, body shaming his foes and telling reporters: 'I don't know exactly how far they wanted to get undressed, above or below the waist.'
Daily Mail. Thu, 30 Jun 2022 13:18:18 +0100.
- Naryn Festival Showcases The Richness Of Kyrgyzstan's Nomadic Culture
The dramatic landscape of Central Asia provided the backdrop as traditionally dressed horsemen delighted the crowds with their skills at the Kyrgyz Culture Festival held in Naryn.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 29 Jun 2022 08:39:05 +0000.
- Russia's Putin to make first foreign trip since launching Ukraine war
Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to visit Soviet states in central Asia this week, marking his first trip abroad since the war on Ukraine began back in February.
Fox News. Sun, 26 Jun 2022 17:03:12 GMT.
- Apple, Android phones targeted by Italian spyware, says Google
Firm's hacking tools were used to spy on smartphones in Italy and Kazakhstan.
Straits Times. Fri, 24 Jun 2022 06:34:53 +0800.
- Where Did the Black Death Start? Thanks to Ancient DNA, Scientists May Have Answers
The devastating disease possibly began in what is now northern Kyrgyzstan
Smithsonian. Fri, 17 Jun 2022 15:55:45 +0000.
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 2020, the
nation's estimated population was 18,776,707.
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 2020 was 6,524,195.
Mongolia's capital city
is Ulaanbaatar, and its currency is the Tugrug. Khalka Mongolian
is the primary language of Mongolia, and in 2020, Mongolia's population
was estimated at 3,278,290.
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 2020,
the estimated population of Tajikistan was 9,537,645.
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 2020 population was 6,031,200.
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 2020