Turkmenistan's Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov has paid an unscheduled visit to Afghanistan following the deaths of three Turkmen border guards.
A court in Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, has sentenced a man on charges of terrorism and appealing for jihad in Syria.
For the second time in three months Turkmen troops along the Afghan border have suffered losses.
Insurgents in Afghanistan's northern province of Faryab, which borders Turkmenistan, have reportedly killed three Turkmen border guards.
Foreign Ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, and Turkey discussed bilateral and trilateral ties in Baku on May 26.
Amnesty International has urged Turkmenistan's authorities to stop the harassment and intimidation of a prisoner on hunger strike.
What problems does Central Asia face when most of the foreign troops pull out of Afghanistan at the end of this year, and what is happening now along the Central Asian-Afghanistan border that is setting the stage for what comes next?
This month, starting May 14, Turkmenistan is celebrating the anniversary of the birth of its most famous poet, Makhtumkuli Feraghy, as the country has done since it became independent in 1991.
Uzbek and Tajik inmates in a penal colony in Russia's Siberian city of Omsk say they rioted on May 13, demanding investigations into the death of a jailed migrant worker from Tajikistan.
Amnesty International says torture remains widespread in many parts of the world three decades after the adoption of the United Nations' Convention Against Torture.
Police in China's northwestern province of Xinjiang have detained some 232 suspects over the past two weeks following recent terrorist attacks in the region.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov recent visit to Tajikistan is the latest sign of what's becoming the best bilateral relationship in Central Asia, with energy and transportation the basis for the growing friendly ties.