Sunday, Dec 04, 2022



A distracted Russia is losing its grip on its old Soviet sphere

October 08, 2022 11:12 am

Moscow has lost its aura and its grip, creating a disorderly vacuum that previously obedient former Soviet satraps, as well as China, are moving to fill.

Kyrgyz-Tajik border conflict escalates with use of heavy weaponry

September 16, 2022 12:31 pm

Kyrgyz and Tajik foreign ministers have discussed the matter, the Bishkek government said, but the border guard service said two ceasefire agreements have already failed.

Clashes erupt between Kyrgyz, Tajik border guards

September 14, 2022 3:58 pm

Both Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are allied with Russia and host Russian military bases, but fighting over border issues is frequent and last year almost resulted in an all-out war between the former Soviet republics.

A food trail through the ancient silk route in Kyrgyzstan leads to moveable feasts

July 24, 2022 6:55 am

The country's food is a testament to a borderless world that once was and what still can be.

Russia-Ukraine conflict poses uncertainty for future MBBS aspirants

March 14, 2022 9:08 am

With the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia, international study experts say students may consider countries such as Poland, Kyrgyzstan, the UK and more to pursue a medical degree.

India-Central Asia Summit focused on overland connectivity, security. Both sides need to turn political will into outcomes

January 29, 2022 9:25 am

🔴 That the leaders of the five Central Asian states, already part of the so-called Shanghai Cooperation Organisation led by Russia and China — India is also a member — are willing to engage India in a separate format suggests that there is considerable interest in deeper ties.

Nearly 6,000 Detained Amid Unrest in Kazakhstan

January 10, 2022 10:30 am

The political crisis was set off after protests — initially peaceful — began last Sunday over a fuel price hike in an oil town in western Kazakhstan and quickly swept the whole country.

Here's why you should visit the former Soviet republics of Central Asia

December 05, 2021 12:41 pm

These five destinations have to be on your travel wish list!

Delhi: Pregnant woman from Kyrgyzstan, son found murdered in Kalkaji apartment

September 23, 2021 10:20 am

A murder case has been registered but police are yet to make arrests. A senior police officer said several people are being questioned and “they are giving different versions”.