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Uzbek Reporter Freed, Pending Investigation

An Uzbek journalist, who had been detained in Kyrgyzstan since earlier this month, was freed Sunday in Uzbekistan after being extradited the day before. Bobomurod Abdullaev was extradited Saturday to face unspecified criminal charges in Uzbekistan, despite concerns raised by...
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As Other Doors Close, Some Rohingya Cling to Hope of Resettlement

DHAKA, BANGLADESH/GUWAHATI, INDIA – On the third anniversary of a mass exodus of Rohingya to Bangladesh, prospects look bleak for about 1 million members of the Muslim minority from Myanmar living in bamboo and plastic shelters in refugee camps. Two...
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China Launches Advanced Warship for Pakistan Navy

ISLAMABAD – China has launched the first of four “most advanced” warships it is building for Pakistan amid deepening defense and economic ties between the two allied nations. The development comes as both the countries are locked in border tensions.....
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Mejlis of Turkmenistan passes new legislative acts

The Mejlis (parliament) of Turkmenistan held the tenth session of the sixth convocation via video link. The MPs discussed the draft laws of Turkmenistan “On Prevention of Offenses”, “On Physical Culture and Sports” and “On International Humanitarian ...
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