Perhaps one of the most anticipated and unpredictable intrigues of the year in Central Asia is the Oct. 15 election in the Kyrgyz Republic, a country of slightly more than six million people.
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The future vision of Uzbekistan under the capable leadership of President Mirziyoev on cultural and civilizational development needs to be commended as an inspiring national example in the Muslim world
Relationship between Iran and North Korea is not of a strategic character, but is based on "the moment's needs”, therefore US sanctions will not affect this relationship, Dr. Ali Pishro, expert in American and Canadian studies at the University of Birmingham.
Carla Del Ponte was full of enthusiasm when she was appointed to the United Nations Human Rights Council's (UNHRC) three-person Commission of Inquiry on Syria in September of 2012. Now she is leaving the commission in frustration. And that with a rationale that is not only partial flawed, but also one that is politically shortsighted and astonishingly naive.
An initiative announced by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, One Belt, One Road is aimed at reviving and boosting cooperation between countries that once laid along the Silk Way route linking Asia and Europe.
The upcoming Presidential election in Kyrgyzstan is a remarkable event for Central Asian region, Bruce Pannier, US expert on Central Asia.
Romanian FM visits Kazakhstan to mark 25 years of diplomatic relations, attends National Day at EXPO
Romanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Viorel Meleșcanu visited Kazakhstan July 27-28 to mark the 25th anniversary of Kazakh-Romanian relations and participate in Romanian National Day at EXPO 2017.
China’s planned railway link between Greece and Central Europe has hit difficulties after the project was accused of flouting EU rules on public procurement in Hungary. EURACTIV’s partner Italia Oggi reports.
China’s buyouts of EU technology companies are now top of the political agenda.
German Siemens and Uzbek State Committee for Investments signed a Memorandum of Understanding within the German-Uzbek business forum in Berlin, Siemens has announced.