The Organization of Turkic States did some serious restructuring this year and agreed on some critical points that will enhance their multilateral cooperation.
Incumbent leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev wins his second term in office with a crushing 80.1 percent of votes, Central Election Commission has announced.
Pro-reform President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who took power in late 2016, is expected to secure a second term.
Muhammad ibn Musa al Khwarizmi, ninth century Uzbek polymath and the father of the algorithm which pervades today’s world, is commemorated with an exhibition in Tashkent.
Washington seems interested in using Russian military bases in Central Asia to oversee terrorist threats, particularly the ones emerging from Afghanistan.
Uzbek foreign ministry spokesman Yusup Kabulzhanov confirmed the evacuation by saying that "All Afghan refugees have left the territory of Uzbekistan.
The decision follows the amendment earlier this year of the country's law on freedom of conscience to allow women to wear the hijab in public places.
Afghanistan is on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe following the withdrawal of coalition forces and needs an inclusive government with the participation of all national minorities, says Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon.
US presence in Central Asia will likely deplete further after the Afghanistan withdrawal with Russia and China waiting to sweep up the remains.
Uzbek Defence Ministry says an Afghan military jet was shot down by its air defence forces and crashed after crossing the border into Uzbekistan.
Leaders of five Central Asian countries have sounded the alarm over war in neighbouring Afghanistan as US-led forces withdraw from the country and the Taliban advances.
The ex-Soviet Central Asian country says it has tents, bedding, and other materials for potential refugees, adding it could absorb more refugees if necessary.
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