Uzbekistan

22 January 2018
Uzbekistan’s First Islamic University Opens

Landmark event marks a further gesture by the secular authorities to the faith of the majority.

 
18 December 2017
Warming Spell Forecast on Uzbek-Kyrgyz Border Premium

Troubled region welcomes readiness to address longstanding grievances on both sides.

 
28 November 2017
Uzbek Leader Plays Up Regional Cooperation Premium

Foreign minister denies speculation linking country to Russia-led trade and security organizations.

 
8 November 2017
Unforeseen Consequences
Has Uzbekistan’s repressive government helped radicalise its emigrants and exiles? From The Conversation.
By John Heathershaw
 
Nurulloh Muhammad Raufkhon
28 September 2017
Uzbekistan Silent on Reason for Writer’s Detention Premium

The first dissident to test the openness of the year-old, post-Karimov administration was promptly arrested after his return from exile.

 
25 September 2017
Uzbekistan Exempts Thousands From Mandatory Cotton Picking Premium

‘Students should study, state employees should work,’ prime minister says after dramatic change of policy.

 
15 September 2017
Mirziyoyev Visit Opens Doors in Kyrgyzstan Premium

Central Asian neighbors take steps toward closer ties in a region crying out for cross-border ventures.

 
28 August 2017
Uzbekistan Pulls Live TV Talk Shows Premium

Decision runs counter to liberalizing trend under new leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev.

 
2 August 2017
Gulnara Karimova’s Son Pleads for a Fair Trial Premium

Uzbekistan releases details of charges against the former leader’s daughter three years after she vanished from public view.

 
20 July 2017
Uzbekistan Recovers Precious Artifact Premium

A large decorative tile stolen from a medieval mausoleum will be going home, thanks to an Oxford scholar and the British Museum.

 

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