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President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev (left) with Emomali Rakhmon, Tajik President. (Photo: Press service of President of Republic of Tajikistan)
13 Mar 18
Trip is latest in leader’s efforts to improve a range of regional relations.
In the old city of Bukhara, a man sells a traditional device for making bread. (Photo: Government tourism portal: uzbekistan.travel)
7 Mar 18
Tashkent wants to attract more visitors to previously isolated country.
Alexander Wolters (l) director of the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, and Abakhon Sultonazarov, IWPR's regional director for Central Asia. (Photo: OSCE Academy Bishkek)
Press Release
27 Feb 18
Scheme aims to support a fresh crop of experts and reporters across the region.
Community centre for Islamic education in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: UN Women/Rena Effendi)
19 Feb 18
Complaints that communal bodies exclude female voices from organisation roles.
Uzbek president Shavkat Mirziyoyev. (Photo: Uzbek president's press service)
22 Nov 17
In surprise move, previously isolated state calls for tighter regional integration.
(Photo courtesy of: kloop.kg)
26 Oct 17
Tightened customs controls are leading to losses for Kyrgyz exporters.
Pro-government candidate Sooronbai Zheenbekov. (Photo: Office of S. Zheenbekov)
17 Oct 17
The country’s next president looks set follow in the footsteps of the incumbent.
(Photo courtesy of N. Musaeva)
Interview
13 Oct 17
Watchdog claims that outlets wilfully ignore both legal norms and informal ethical codes.
President of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambaev. (Photo: Host Photo Agency/Ria Novosti via Getty Images)
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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