- Western Europe must repatriate its ISIL fighters and families
Western capitals should take cue from Central Asia which has taken back hundreds of nationals from Syria and Iraq.
Al Jazeera. Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:16:24 GMT.
- De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Delivers First Dash 8-400 Aircraft
Aircraft on its way to Kazakhstan to join Qazaq Air's fleet.
Travel Industry Wire. Tue, 18 Jun 2019 11:45:36 EST.
- Kazakhstan Passes Torch To New Leader. Investors Hope For More Lively Market.
Nursultan Nazarbayev is the last remaining Soviet-era leader. He is turning his country into an up and coming Central Asian capital market. Now he goes behind the scenes and gives up (some) power.
By Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:24:03 +0000.
- Putin, Turkmen president discuss trade, economic cooperation
As Turkmenistan is chairing the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in 2019, the two presidents also exchanged views on cooperation on the CIS platform
Tass. Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:32:20 +0300.
- Farage lashes out after observers warn over Labour's by-election win in Peterborough
Democracy Volunteers said the sight of people photographing their completed ballot papers was something they had only ever seen in Kazakhstan 'many years ago'.
Daily Mail. Sun, 16 Jun 2019 10:16:03 +0100.
- Kazakhstan election condemned by international observers
They say widespread irregularities and crackdown on protesters showed scant respect for democracy.
BBC News. Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:32:18 GMT.
- Kazakhstan election tarnished by violations of fundamental freedoms, observers say
Kazakhstan's interim president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, chosen successor of veteran ruler Nursultan Nazarbayev who retains sweeping powers, won a snap presidential election which observers say was tarnished by violations of basic freedoms.
CBC News. Mon, 10 Jun 2019 06:43:20 EDT.
- Kazakhstan election: Hundreds arrested in poll protests
Protesters across the country boycott a presidential poll they claim is not free and fair.
BBC News. Sun, 09 Jun 2019 20:52:28 GMT.
- RFE/RL: Almost 2 million flee Turkmenistan in 10 years
When confronted with dispiriting population statistics, the president of Turkmenistan apparently took action: He ordered up a new census. Read more here. ...
Victoria Petrenko. Kyiv Post. Sun, 09 Jun 2019 10:38:04 +0000.
- EU scheme to support Mongolia yak and camel wool trade
An EU-funded initiative is to support the development of the yak and camel wool trade in Mongolia, helping to improve access to international markets and the formation of partnerships with foreign companies.
Just Style. Mon, 03 Jun 2019 14:31:00 GMT.
- Another Tick-Borne Disease To Worry About
Called ALSV, the virus causes headache and fever and was found in Inner Mongolia. Scientists say the discovery illustrates how much we still don't know about ticks.
Susan Brink. NPR. Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:00:18 -0400.
- Women at risk of murder over failure to crack down on bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan, experts warn
The practice is defended as a tradition by many in the central Asian country
Maya Oppenheim. The Independent. Tue, 28 May 2019 13:22:00 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