Topic: Islam Karimov
Sorcery, poisonings, and infighting pull back the curtain on politics in a country key to stability in Central Asia.
A project to build four hydroelectric power stations will extend the Kremlin's footprint in Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyz officials welcome the investment, which could boost their economy.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization's (SCO) meeting in Kazakhstan focused on how Central Asia could be affected by the possible spread of the Arab Spring – as well as failure to stabilize Afghanistan.
06/15/2011 02:01 pm
The recent wave of ethnic violence is Kyrgyzstan's second violent upheaval in five years. A June 27 referendum could bolster the weak government, but lingering security problems may hamper the vote.
06/25/2010 11:41 am
US rebuilds ties with Central Asian nation to secure new military supply routes.
02/04/2009 12:00 am