- The skeleton of a man who 'ran from Kazakhstan to Russia to escape kidnappers' is found
WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: It is believed Sardor Narbaev, 22, ran from Kazakhstan to Russia to escape kidnappers who were forcing him to work on a farm.
Daily Mail. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:26:38 +0100.
- Russian automaker to start selling Lada cars in Mongolia by 2020
The company is going to capture 15% of the Mongolian primary car market in a short term
Tass. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:47:36 +0300.
- Turkmenistan the worst country for journalists, Norway the safest
For the first time in three years, North Korea is not the world's most dangerous country for journalists.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:44:10 GMT.
- 'Like An Undeclared War': Russia's Toxic Test Sites In Kazakhstan
In Kazakhstan, villagers living close to military test sites struggle with "mysterious" illnesses and a toxic nuclear legacy. ...
Radio Liberty. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:30:00 +0000.
- 'Thieves-In-Law' Syndicate Crowns New Crime Boss From Uzbekistan
Sources tell RFE/RL the nephew of the International Boxing Association's former president, Gafur Rakhimov, was the kingmaker behind a newly crowned thief-in-law syndicate.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:19:34 +0000.
- Russia resumes buying Turkmen gas
Russia has resumed buying natural gas from Turkmenistan, more than 3 years after cutting off purchases of the Central Asian country's key export
ABC News. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:47:42 -0400.
- Using Trees to Stop a Lake from Turning into Desert
Just 50 years ago, the Aral Sea, which straddles the nations of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, was the fourth largest lake in the world. But today it is mostly desert, and environmental groups are trying to save what is left. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 14 Apr 2019 01:45:00 -0400.
- Security researchers discover iOS version of Exodus Android spyware
Exodus iOS spyware used against Italian and Turkmenistan users.
ZDNet. Mon, 08 Apr 2019 21:25:00 +0000.
- China's Inner Mongolia reports human infection of H7N9 bird flu virus: Xinhua
China's Inner Mongolia region reported on Saturday a case of human infection with the H7N9 bird flu virus, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
Reuters. Sat, 06 Apr 2019 10:37:30 -0400.
- Hundreds of Taleban fighters storm Afghan border district
KABUL (BLOOMBERG) - At least 50 Afghan troops were killed or wounded in an ongoing battle in a northern district bordering Turkmenistan after it was stormed by about 500 Taleban fighters late on Wednesday (April 3).
Straits Times. Thu, 04 Apr 2019 23:34:37 +0800.
- The diets cutting one-in-five lives short every year
Israel has one of the best diets in the world and Uzbekistan one of the worst, say the researchers.
BBC News. Wed, 03 Apr 2019 23:04:07 GMT.
- The diets cutting one in five lives short every year
Israelis are some of the world's healthiest eaters, Uzbekistanis some of the least healthy, a report says.
BBC News. Wed, 03 Apr 2019 23:04:07 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 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