Jan 24, 2014
3 members of religious extremist organization arrested in Jalal-Abad
Three members of the Hizb ut-Tahrir organization were arrested in January 2014 in Jalal-Abad region in the course of search operations.
ADB allocates US$42 to improve water supply in Ferghana region
Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank approved allocation of loan to the Government of Uzbekistan for US$42 million .
Nine Potential `Karabakhs' in Central Asia Heating Up
Eurasia Daily Monitor May 28 2013 Nine Potential `Karabakhs' in Central Asia Heating Up Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 10 Issue: 100 May 28, 2013 05:40 PM By: Paul Goble That the ethnic and political borders in Central Asia do not correspond is widely recognized; but the region's nine ethnic exclaves, territories within the borders of ... (more)
Uzbekistan: Warily, Muslims Welcome Softer State Stance on Ramadan
Muslims perform their midday prayers at a mosque in August 2006 in the Fergana Valley town of Margilan.
Strong quake hits Central Asia, buildings damaged
A powerful earthquake hit Central Asia's densely populated Ferghana valley early on Wednesday, shaking homes and sending residents of several Uzbek and Kyrgyz cities onto the streets in panic, residents said.