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For Central Asian Migrant Workers, a Sense of Home is Only an App Away
November 14, 2018
For Central Asian Migrant Workers, a Sense of Home is Only an App Away
A vibrant digital ecosystem has developed to support Central Asian migrant workers navigating the challenges of living far from home.
For Central Asian Migrant Workers, a Sense of Home is Only an App Away
Inmates Killed in Tajikistan Prison Riot
November 08, 2018
Inmates Killed in Tajikistan Prison Riot
As many as 25 inmates may have been killed in an overnight riot at a high-security prison in northern Tajikistan.
Inmates Killed in Tajikistan Prison Riot
Radicalization in Central Asia: 'Not In Our Name'
October 26, 2018
Radicalization in Central Asia: 'Not In Our Name'
A new documentary project filmed in Central Asia seeks both to document and counter violent extremism in the region.
Radicalization in Central Asia: 'Not In Our Name'
Spectacular Cities and Urban Transformation in Central Asia
October 17, 2018
Spectacular Cities and Urban Transformation in Central Asia
Efforts to transform Central Asia’s urban spaces have long ignored input from local residents; grassroots efforts could change that.
Spectacular Cities and Urban Transformation in Central Asia
Did Tajikistan Just Ditch a Rail Project With Turkmenistan?
September 25, 2018
Did Tajikistan Just Ditch a Rail Project With Turkmenistan?
Tajikistan once sought to circumvent Uzbekistan with a railway through Afghanistan to Turkmenistan. But Tajik-Uzbek relations are better now.
Did Tajikistan Just Ditch a Rail Project With Turkmenistan?
Why Is China's Top Military Official Visiting Central Asia?
September 07, 2018
Why Is China's Top Military Official Visiting Central Asia?
With Xu Qiliang making stops in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, China is continuing to boost security relations in the region.
Why Is China's Top Military Official Visiting Central Asia?
What Happened on the Afghan-Tajik Border?
August 28, 2018
What Happened on the Afghan-Tajik Border?
Afghan officials say either a Tajik or Russian plane (or helicopter) conducted an airstrike on the Afghan side of the border.
What Happened on the Afghan-Tajik Border?
#FreeKhayrullo and the Art of Changing Tajikistan's Mind
August 24, 2018
#FreeKhayrullo and the Art of Changing Tajikistan's Mind
What can we learn from the recent release of jailed Tajik journalist Khayrullo Mirsaidov?
#FreeKhayrullo and the Art of Changing Tajikistan's Mind
Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda
August 22, 2018
Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda
Renewed relations between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan bring long-awaited relief, yet security is a major concern.
Security Matters Top Uzbekistan-Tajikistan Agenda
Tajikistan's President Makes Historic Visit to Uzbekistan
August 21, 2018
Tajikistan's President Makes Historic Visit to Uzbekistan
Seventeen years after his last official visit, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon visited Tashkent and Samarkand.
Tajikistan's President Makes Historic Visit to Uzbekistan
Another Day, Another Child Used as Political Hostage by Tajikistan
August 08, 2018
Another Day, Another Child Used as Political Hostage by Tajikistan
So, how does a 10-year-old end up on a list of wanted persons? In Tajikistan, by relation to an exiled dissident.
Another Day, Another Child Used as Political Hostage by Tajikistan
Why Tajik Authorities Are Denying the Reality of the Islamic State Attack
August 07, 2018
Why Tajik Authorities Are Denying the Reality of the Islamic State Attack
Dushanbe has essentially called the video reportedly showing the attackers pledging allegiance to the Islamic State a false flag.
Why Tajik Authorities Are Denying the Reality of the Islamic State Attack
Tajikistan’s Child Hostages
August 06, 2018
Tajikistan’s Child Hostages
How a 4-year-old child became a hostage in Tajikistan’s battles against the exiled opposition.
Tajikistan’s Child Hostages
Central Asia Update: Islamic State in Tajikistan and the Trial of Sayragul Sauytbay in Kazakhstan
August 04, 2018
Central Asia Update: Islamic State in Tajikistan and the Trial of Sayragul Sauytbay in Kazakhstan
Catherine Putz joins the podcast to discuss recent developments in Tajikistan and Kazakhstan.
Central Asia Update: Islamic State in Tajikistan and the Trial of Sayragul Sauytbay in Kazakhstan
Islamic State Claims Tajikistan Car Attack
July 31, 2018
Islamic State Claims Tajikistan Car Attack
Meanwhile, Dushanbe has reflexively accused the IRPT of coordinating the attack.
Islamic State Claims Tajikistan Car Attack
4 Tourists Killed in Apparent Attack in Tajikistan
July 30, 2018
4 Tourists Killed in Apparent Attack in Tajikistan
Two Americans, a Dutch citizen, and a Swiss citizen were killed while cycling in southern Tajikistan.
4 Tourists Killed in Apparent Attack in Tajikistan
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