A court in Bishkek has ordered Kyrgyzstan's former president, Almazbek Atambaev, to pay financial compensation to three former officials who accused him of insulting their dignity and honor.
A prominent journalist who has been charged by Kyrgyz authorities with inciting ethnic hatred says he has received political asylum in France.
On this week's Majlis Podcast, our panel discusses Beijing's security interests in Central Asia and how far they might go.
Bribery is said to be widespread in Kyrgyzstan's social-welfare system, where some officials are accused of extorting money from impoverished families.
A defense lawyer in a high-profile corruption case for former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sapar Isakov says he has been targeted in a smear campaign by security officials.
Former Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev has admitted that he made mistakes while running the Central Asian nation from 2011 to 2017.
A Belgian woman has been killed by an avalanche in Kyrgyzstan's northern Issyk-Kul region, local authortities said on February 20.
Preliminary hearings have begun in Kyrgyzstan into a high-profile corruption case against eight close allies of former President Almazbek Atambaev, who was in power from 2011 to 2017.
Living with disabilities in Central Asia presents many challenges. Tight state budgets and social stigmas make integratingin society tough for many disabled people.
Two Kyrgyz opposition politicians who were jailed on charges of attempted power seizure have been released on parole.
Kyrgyz state TV has been criticized for promoting domestic violence and bride kidnapping. A high-profile drama series shows a young woman forced to marry against her will but later falling in love with her kidnapper.
On this week's Majlis podcast, our panel looks at Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's recent official visits to Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.