Friday Aug 15
11:59 Uzbekistan, Slovakia develop tourism industry
Chairman of the National Company Uzbektourism Farrukh Rizayev met with the Ambassador of Slovakia to Uzbekistan, Pavel Ivan, in Tashkent on August 13. The Chairman of Uzbektourism stressed that Slovakia is a potentially new market to attract tourists to Uzbekistan.
Central Asia Stands to Gain as Russia Bans Western Food
As Moscow's ties with the West continue to deteriorate, Central Asian farmers may be saying prayers for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Uzbekistan: Chinese CNTIC to Supply Equipment for Uzbek Railway
Aug. 07--TASHKENT, Uzbekistan -- Uzbekistan Railways State Joint Stock Railway Company has signed an agreement with the Chinese Corporation for Trade and Economic Cooperation on the supply of equipment for the electrification of Karshi-Termez railroad in southern Uzbekistan, the Uzbek company told Trend.
Jihadi Rhetoric: Tiresome but Deadly
I just spent the better part of the day reading and listening to sermons by the leaders and jihadis of the new "caliphate" in Mesopotamia, the Islamic State .