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A surprise transition which may have been planned for a long time.
How will Kazakstan’s leader be remembered for his 30 years in power?
The veteran leader is in no rush to give up real authority.
Converts try to keep a low profile amid growing uncertainty about their religion’s status.
What the fall of the Islamic State means for the region.
13 Mar 18
Trip is latest in leader’s efforts to improve a range of regional relations.
7 Mar 18
Tashkent wants to attract more visitors to previously isolated country.
27 Feb 18
Scheme aims to support a fresh crop of experts and reporters across the region.
19 Feb 18
Complaints that communal bodies exclude female voices from organisation roles.
22 Nov 17
In surprise move, previously isolated state calls for tighter regional integration.
26 Oct 17
Tightened customs controls are leading to losses for Kyrgyz exporters.
17 Oct 17
The country’s next president looks set follow in the footsteps of the incumbent.
13 Oct 17
Watchdog claims that outlets wilfully ignore both legal norms and informal ethical codes.
13 Oct 17
Allegations that official sources are attempting to thwart rival’s campaign.
29 Sep 17
Critics argue that Muslim leader should be penalised for offering election endorsement.
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