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New Year’s Nightclub Attacker Caught in Istanbul
January 17, 2017
New Year’s Nightclub Attacker Caught in Istanbul
Turkish authorities say Abdulgadir Masharipov, an Uzbek citizen, confessed after being captured.
New Year’s Nightclub Attacker Caught in Istanbul
2 Years On, Eurasian Economic Union Falls Flat
January 11, 2017
2 Years On, Eurasian Economic Union Falls Flat
It seems that “everyone’s dissatisfied” with the EEU.
2 Years On, Eurasian Economic Union Falls Flat
Kyrgyz President Visits China, Stays for a Vacation
January 11, 2017
Kyrgyz President Visits China, Stays for a Vacation
The short working visit produced the predictable statements on Bishkek's commitment to fight the "three evils."
Kyrgyz President Visits China, Stays for a Vacation
Jumping to Conclusions: Erroneous Claims of Kyrgyz Attacker in Istanbul's Reina Club Attack
January 04, 2017
Jumping to Conclusions: Erroneous Claims of Kyrgyz Attacker in Istanbul's Reina Club Attack
A Kyrgyz man was falsely identified as the gunman who killed 39 at an Istanbul nightclub.
Jumping to Conclusions: Erroneous Claims of Kyrgyz Attacker in Istanbul's Reina Club Attack
A Look Back at Central Asia in 2016
December 29, 2016
A Look Back at Central Asia in 2016
Accountability is good in governments and editors, a look back at my 2016 Central Asia Outlook
A Look Back at Central Asia in 2016
Eurasian Economic Union: A Customs Code and a Kyrgyz Dilemma
December 28, 2016
Eurasian Economic Union: A Customs Code and a Kyrgyz Dilemma
Kyrgyz approve EEU Customs Code, except for the part on the development of trade and economic policy.
Eurasian Economic Union: A Customs Code and a Kyrgyz Dilemma
Kyrgyz Government Reverses Registration Law
December 19, 2016
Kyrgyz Government Reverses Registration Law
Citizens of 92 countries are exempt from registering for various periods between eight and 90 days.
Kyrgyz Government Reverses Registration Law
Kyrgyz Soundly Pass Constitutional Changes in Referendum
December 13, 2016
Kyrgyz Soundly Pass Constitutional Changes in Referendum
Kyrgyz voters cast ballots Sunday to approve constitutional changes that have many observers worried.
Kyrgyz Soundly Pass Constitutional Changes in Referendum
Kyrgyzstan's Controversial Constitutional Referendum
December 10, 2016
Kyrgyzstan's Controversial Constitutional Referendum
On Sunday, December 11, Kyrgyzstan's citizens will be asked to approve (or not) a host of constitutional changes.
Kyrgyzstan's Controversial Constitutional Referendum
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
December 01, 2016
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
From Borneo to Kyrgyzstan, Asia’s indigenous peoples link environmental conservation and preservation of their heritage.
Asia's Indigenous Voices: Defending Sacred Lands
Who Are Central Asia's Exiles?
November 24, 2016
Who Are Central Asia's Exiles?
A new database pools information about political exiles pursued across borders by the states of Central Asia
Who Are Central Asia's Exiles?
Atambayev Targets Political Opposition with Corruption Allegations
November 15, 2016
Atambayev Targets Political Opposition with Corruption Allegations
One has to ask: What would Central Asia news be without telecom scandals?
Atambayev Targets Political Opposition with Corruption Allegations
Constitutional Clash: Date Set for Referendum in Kyrgyzstan
November 05, 2016
Constitutional Clash: Date Set for Referendum in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyz will consider a package of constitutional changes on December 11. What are they?
Constitutional Clash: Date Set for Referendum in Kyrgyzstan
China Suggests Free Trade Zone For the SCO
November 04, 2016
China Suggests Free Trade Zone For the SCO
Russia says it would be "complicated."
China Suggests Free Trade Zone For the SCO
Foreigners Now Required to Register in Kyrgyzstan
November 04, 2016
Foreigners Now Required to Register in Kyrgyzstan
Visa-free be damned: foreigners traveling to Kyrgyzstan arriving after November 4 will have to register with the state.
Foreigners Now Required to Register in Kyrgyzstan
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