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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during the opening of the Fourth Istanbul Process conference on the reconstruction of Afghanistan in Beijing on October 31.

Ghani Urges Taliban To Join Peace Process

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has urged the Taliban to join in reconciliation talks, a call that was echoed by China's prime minister More

Turkmen Mark Independence

Turkmenistan celebrated the 23rd anniversary of its independence from the Soviet Union with a massive military parade in Ashgabat on October 27. More

Uzbek, Turkmen Leaders Meet

Uzbek President Islam Karimov has discussed gas pipelines to China, allocation of water in Central Asia, and the situation in Afghanistan during a meeting with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov in Ashgabat. More

Kyrgyz, Turkmen In Power Talks

A Kyrgyz delegation was due to arrive in the Turkmen capital, Ashgabat, to discuss electricity exports. More

Uzbek President Starts Turkmen Visit

Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov has arrived in Turkmenistan for an official visit More

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Video A Turkmen Girl Named 'Justice'

Adalat and her mother said they have been to the mayor's office and the district administration "10 or 15 times" seeking state help. On one recent visit to the district administration building, Adalat's mother said she tried to explain "with tears in my eyes" how desperate her daughter' plight was and she pleaded for help. "They kicked us out and said 'you live where you live,'" Adalat's mother said. More

Islamic State: 'Coming For Every Central Asian State'?

As if there were not enough militant problems for Central Asia already, some sources suggest the Islamic militant group currently dominating world headlines is also Central Asia’s greatest extremist challenge. More
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Yelena Ryabinina, Advocate For Central Asian Refugees, Mourned By Friends And Colleagues

One of Russia's most prominent defenders of Central Asian refugees, Yelena Ryabinina, dies after a long battle with cancer.
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