Evidence has emerged that an anti-AIDS campaigner in Uzbekistan was sentenced to seven years in prison after authorities deemed his brochure incompatible with local traditions.
U.S. special envoy Richard Holbrooke flew to Georgia today after ending a tour of Central Asian countries aimed at strengthening regional assistance in stabilizing Afghanistan.
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Richard Holbrooke, President Barack Obama's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, is set to make a quick but thorough swing through Central Asia this weekend.
Authorities in parts of Uzbekistan's eastern Andijon region have started telling people how much food they should eat.
Three men were sentenced in Tashkent on February 17 for the murder of Mark Vail, the director of Uzbekistan's prominent Ilhom Theater.
A new project has been launched to protect an important steppe landscape in Central Asia, home to the saiga antelope and other unique species.
Uzbek officials have introduced new regulations that limit the number of visits Kyrgyz citizens can make to Uzbekistan.
Some 20 supporters of an award-winning Uzbek photographer found guilty of defamation held a rally outside the Uzbek Embassy in Moscow.
Uzbek photographer Umida Ahmedova has said she would appeal the guilty verdict against her for defamation.
An Uzbek court has convicted an award-winning photographer for slandering Uzbekistan with her pictures about the daily struggles of ordinary people, but then immediately amnestied her.
Uzbek photographer Umida Ahmedova has gone on trial for defamation, in a case that has prompted an international outcry. The authorities say her work documenting villagers' lives is insulting and damaging to Uzbekistan's image.