RFE/RL’s Turkmen Service organized a panel discussion to examine Central Asia’s militants -- that is, what makes them desirable to various jihadist groups and what stirs the desire of some Central Asians to leave home and wage jihad.
The European Commission has organized a conference in Brussels aimed at promoting sustainable-energy-policy developments in Central Asia.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has called on member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to step up measures against terrorism.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts economic growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia will slow by an average of one percentage point this year due to the slowdown in Russia.
Kazakhstan has toughened legislation aimed to thwart extremists.
For the sixth year running, Norway leads the London-based Legatum Institute's Prosperity Index, followed by Switzerland, New Zealand, Denmark, and Canada.
Till Mostowlansky reviews the new book by Madeleine Reeves about one of Central Asia's "hot spots" in the Ferghana Valley.
An online Russian news portal based in Latvia has been blocked in Kazakhstan over an article described by Astana as "inflicting ethnic discord."
In many parts of Eurasia, people think they are far enough away from Africa to be safe from Ebola. Is that a false sense of security?
Kyrgyzstan's State Registration Ministry says that as of January 1, 2015, Kyrgyz citizens will no longer be able to enter the Russian Federation using their national identification documents.
The head of Kazakhstan’s Border Guard Service has been ordered held in pretrial detenion on organized crime and corruption charges.
Three women have been detained in Kyrgyzstan on suspected involvement in the stabbing of the father-in-law of the jailed former chief of Kazakhstan’s national nuclear company, KazAtomProm.