- Turkmen With Natural-Gas Debts Deprived Of Right To Buy Subsidized Food
Residents in Turkmenistan's eastern region of Lebap who owe debts for natural gas are being deprived of the right to purchase subsidized food.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 15:24:09 +0000.
- Uzbek Authorities Detain Six Alleged Members Of Banned Islamic Group
Authorities in Uzbekistan's southeastern region of Samarkand say they have detained six alleged members of Hizb ut-Tahrir, an Islamist group banned in 2016 by Uzbekistan's Supreme Court as an extremist organization.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 14:13:29 +0000.
- Everywhere T.Rex rose to dominance, their juveniles took over, study finds
Researchers set out to understand why there was a dramatic drop-off in diversity of medium-sized predators in central Asia and Western North America around 95 to 80 million years ago.
Daily Mail. Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:11:47 GMT.
- Over 2.5 mln people in Kazakhstan get first coronavirus vaccine dose
A total of 1,435,334 people have been fully vaccinated
Tass. Tue, 15 Jun 2021 08:34:44 +0300.
- Ex-Mongolian prime minister Khurelsukh wins presidential election
This further consolidates the power of the ruling Mongolian People's Party.
Straits Times. Thu, 10 Jun 2021 07:37:53 +0800.
- Former Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh wins presidency
With most of the votes tallied, Khurelsukh holds large lead over Sodnomzundui Erdene of the opposition Democratic Party.
Al Jazeera. Wed, 09 Jun 2021 17:38:33 +0000.
- How Naadam Created A $100 Million+ Sustainable Luxury Cashmere Brand That Is Helping Mongolian Communities (Part Two)
I caught up with the amiable and articulate Co-Founder Matt Scanlan to find out more about his insane journey that started with getting lost in the Gobi desert, $3 million cash in plastic bags and 150 tonnes of cashmere.
By Afdhel Aziz, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 09 Jun 2021 12:00:00 -0400.
- Infections Rise in Mongolia, Where Sinopharm Is the Main Vaccine
The nation reported more than 1,300 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, renewing a focus on the effectiveness of the Chinese-made Sinopharm shots.
Alexandra Stevenson. New York Times. Wed, 09 Jun 2021 09:26:28 +0000.
- From Uzbekistan to Inspecting American Bridges: An Engineer's Story
More than 45,000 bridges in the US are in dangerously poor condition; Zokhid Salakhadinov is among a rare breed of experts seeking out their structural deficiencies.
Voice of America. Sun, 30 May 2021 17:33:35 -0400.
- France rejects Iranian spy charges for tourist Benjamin Briere
Benjamin Briere was detained in Iran in 2020 after flying a drone near the Iran-Turkmenistan border.
BBC News. Sun, 30 May 2021 19:48:19 GMT.
- Pint-sized Mongolian menace shows dinosaurs loved the nightlife, too
- Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan: Images of destruction after border clashes
At least 46 people were killed while homes, schools and checkpoints were destroyed in the dispute.
BBC News. Sun, 02 May 2021 19:29:22 GMT.
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