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Central Asia

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

Statue of Karakalpak poet Berdakh in Tashkent. (Photo: IWPR)
17 May 19
Numerous changes and a lack of strategic development imperil ancient dialect.
IWPR’s second School of Analytics event held in Almaty, 15-21 April 2019. (Photo: IWPR/CABAR)
Project Highlight
3 May 19
Next exercise in regional cooperation rolled out in Almaty training.
Tajik media landscape is losing its diversity due to financial difficulties, political pressure and brain drain. (Photo: Radio Ozodi, RFE/RL Tajik Service)
3 May 19
IWPR Central Asia programme manager Abakhon Sultonnazarov assesses the state of press freedom in each country.
It’s important for Nazarbayev to keep Tokayev committed to his political legacy. (Photo: akorda.kz)
Comment
27 Mar 19
A surprise transition which may have been planned for a long time.
Nazarbayev and Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev during the handover ceremony (Photo: akorda.kz)
Interview
21 Mar 19
How will Kazakstan’s leader be remembered for his 30 years in power?
Nursultan Nazarbaev during his TV address announcing his resignation. (Photo: Kazak president's press service website)
20 Mar 19
The veteran leader is in no rush to give up real authority.
The inside of the church yard, where the food to the poor is served. (Photo: IWPR)
11 Mar 19
Converts try to keep a low profile amid growing uncertainty about their religion’s status.
Aleksey Malashenko, chief researcher at the Dialogue of Civilisations institute. (Photo: Timur Toktonaliev/IWPR)
Interview
5 Mar 19
What the fall of the Islamic State means for the region.
CABAR organised meeting on sinology development in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: CABAR.asia)
Project Highlight
3 Mar 19
Event hears that investing in sinology is a national interest.
A gas processing plant in Muborak village in the south-western part of Uzbekistan. (Photo: Uzbekneftegaz)
5 Feb 19
Despite country's huge energy resources, many citizens rely on coal and firewood in wintertime.

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