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.
Kyrgyzstan on Saturday announced that its death toll had risen from 31 to 33 in recent border clashes with Tajikistan over water resources.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced at a joint press conference with his Uzbekistani counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov signing a memorandum that seeks to increase trade between the two countries.
Turkey’s President Erdogan makes the call at his ECO summit address, urging the Asian and Caucasus regional leaders to improve relations with the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus for regional economic prosperity.
The West needs to do more to stem the tide of illicit cash flowing from Central Asia into their countries.
The region's ruling elites fear Islamisation of public life, so they have adopted draconian measures to even suppress the revival of Muslim traditions.
Russian interference in Uzbekistan has led for a push to adopt Russian as an official language, but the move is having the opposite effect.
The patients and the attendants will go through Covid-19 PCR test or samples will be taken for the PCR test for a fee, when entering Turkey from the airports or border gates.
There are increasing concerns that Russian authorities will take advantage of lockdown measures.
Through Central Asian countries, Beijing is fast realising its dream of connecting nations from Pakistan to Poland to China and reviving the ancient Great Silk Road, outpacing both the US and Russia.
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