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Defending Tajikistan’s border with Afghanistan presents huge challenges, not least because of the steep terrain. This river marks the frontier. (Photo: Citt/Flickr)
20 Aug 13
Militant groups could use greater freedom of movement within Afghanistan to target countries to the north, experts say.
14 Jun 13
NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan adds urgency to Russian policymaking, regional expert says.
3 Jun 13
Russia and three Central Asian states are pledging stronger defence cooperation, but Uzbekistan is having none of it.
Newspapers on sale in a market in Turkmenistan's capital Ashgabat. (Photo: IWPR)
2 May 13
More than two decades after independence, press freedom remains stifled in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Bridge connecting Afghan border town of Hairatan with Uzbekistan. (Photo: Qayum Babak)
13 Mar 13
Merchants claim customs procedures at Hairatan checkpoint are riddled with corruption and red tape.