Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has offered conciliatory words regarding his country's controversial hydropower construction program.
A court in Uzbekistan's southern city of Qarshi has imposed a 5 1/2-year prison sentence on the father of prominent opposition activist Bahodir Choriev.
For generations, left-handed children in the Soviet Union and elsewhere were frowned upon. Today, as the world marks International Left Handers Day, psychologists say "lefties" should be celebrated, not shunned.
Against a backdrop of Russian sweeps to detain labor migrants, Uzbek, Tajik, and Kyrgyz workers talk of being detained despite having legal status as well as beatings, starvation, and extortion.
The Miss World pageant has announced that Uzbekistan and Kosovo are among the countries planning to field their first-ever entrants in the world's longest-lived international beauty contest.
Russia has detained hundreds of labor migrants after an attack by Daghestani vendors on a policeman. Many say the detentions are overlooking the root cause of the problem -- rampant corruption.
The head of the independent UzMetronom.com news and information website, Sergei Yezhkov, has announced he is indefinitely suspending the site's activities.
The Kyrgyz State Border Service statement said Uzbek media are providing false information about the previous day's incident and trying to make it appear that Kyrgyz border guards were at fault.
Kyrgyz officials say an Uzbek border guard has been killed and another injured in an exchange of fire with Kyrgyz border guards.
Authorities in Kyrgyzstan have sent additional security forces to the southern city of Uzgen after an incident involving police and members of the Uzbek community.
Some religious extremists call it un-Islamic. Other people find it annoying and say it borders on begging. But children across Central Asia love Ramadan caroling -- a tradition that evolved out of Central Asia's pre-Islamic customs.
What do you call free, internet-based classes taught by professors from top U.S. schools? They're known as "massive open online courses," or "MOOCs." But some are simply calling them an educational revolution.