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27 Nov 14
Outcry over attempts to curb foreign funding for civil society groups.
22 Nov 14
Its backing for a female presidential candidate last year helped win new supporters.
13 Nov 14
Émigré opposition group unable to persuade people to take to the streets.
10 Nov 14
Trainer wants girls in care to realise they don’t have to “stay at home and do the washing”.
5 Nov 14
Police tight-lipped on cases, allowing panic to spread.
Tajik troops patrol the outer limits of the Vorukh enclave, January 2014. (Photo courtesy of RFE/RL Tajik Service. © RFE/RL)
4 Nov 14
Strong ties between Tajik and Kyrgyz governments prevent local unrest from getting out of hand.
24 Oct 14
Top clerics say it’s just about extremism, others see it as unwarranted political interference.
A wedding in Tajikistan. (Photo: IWPR)
10 Oct 14
People complain that state restrictions on extravagant celebrations don’t apply to the great and good.
Umarali Quvvvatov (right) with his lawyer Nikolai NIkolaev in Dubai last year. (Photo courtesy of N. Nikolaev)
9 Oct 14
Authorities denounce opposition group and take down websites after internet appeal for street demos.
President Almazbek Atambaev (right) and Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev of Kyrgyzstan at a recent summit with the leaders of Russia, China, Kazakstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. (Photo: Kyrgyz president’s website)
19 Sep 14
Membership of economic grouping risks distancing Kyrgyzstan from some of its near neighbours.


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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.