Following the worst fighting in years, experts warn that states need to urgently build trust and solve humanitarian issues.
Kremlin takes stock of serious border clash between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan and bracing of region for Taliban reaction to pullout of US troops from Afghanistan by September.
Rising uncertainty facing foreign miners in country could deter debt or equity investors.
Analysts ask whether Bishkek made its shock move to seize the Kumtor mine in the face of a mounting fiscal crisis and amid anxieties that the gold may be exhausted within three years.
As the only major power at the table, China sets the agenda.
Kyrgyzstan is flogging its section of the would-be track, but how successfully?
Canada and UK warn government actions that “negatively impact trade and foreign direct investment will further undermine already fragile economic livelihoods of the Kyrgyz people”.
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Now Central Asia has opened up, its major resources mean the rest of the world is paying more attention.
France’s president Macron and US congressman Schiff express support for Yerevan.
Moves will exacerbate fears foreign investors could face rough time under country’s new populist president.
Ceasefire said to be holding after presidents speak on phone and calls for calm from Russia, EU and OSCE.
At least three dead in showdown triggered over rights to water infrastructure. Evening ceasefire agreed.
An intensified inspection regime has led to a line of 300 trucks at the border.
If Central Asian farmers don’t radically change how they use water, the region will not feed China.
The health minister then drank the concoction at a press conference.
New government allows those found with illegal financial assets to avoid prosecution by surrendering them to Treasury. US embassy has warned about rise of organised crime in Kyrgyzstan.
A low turnout may dent the legitimacy of the exercise, however.
A third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping through Emerging Europe. While Russia is expecting to reach herd immunity in the next two months, most other countries of the region have only just started their mass immunisation programmes.
Since shepherding Azerbaijan’s military victory last autumn, Turkey has been on a Silk Road charm offensive. The challenge is turning talk into action.