The Tajik Interior Ministry says clashes occurred during an 'anti-terror operation' after 200 armed people blocked a highway on the border with Afghanistan.
Though most wouldn’t recognise his name today, President Nursultan Nazarbayev's predecessor was known by almost everyone in the Central Asian country 30 years ago.
Tiblisi objects to the Moscow-backed Georgian breakaway holding a referendum on acceding to Russia, saying the territory is "occupied."
Shusha city is known for its rich historical and cultural heritage and was occupied by Armenian forces for nearly three decades before Baku fought and reclaimed the area in 2020.
Bilateral trade volume expected to reach $5B in 2022 with Turkish President Erdogan's visit to Uzbekistan on Tuesday.
Serdar Berdymukhamedov, 40, said at his inauguration that his country aims to develop new trade, economic, cultural, humanitarian, scientific and educational ties.
Serdar Berdimuhamedov secured 73 percent of the votes, far ahead of the nearest of his nine rivals, according to results announced by the Central Election Commission.
Although Iran's expansionist aspirations are primarily aimed at the Middle East, the states of the South Caucasus and Central Asia remain in Tehran’s sights.
The snap elections are being held after the country’s authoritarian leader, President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, announced last month he is ready to relinquish power to a new generation.
The president’s son will face growing domestic challenges and an increasingly turbulent regional order.
China has usually chosen to be a lowkey player in different conflicts. In the Ukraine-Russia conflict, however, Beijing is walking a diplomatic tightrope.
Yerlan Turgumbayev has been replaced with former anti-corruption chief Marat Akhmetzhanov.
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