BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan has marked the 90th anniversary of the birth of prominent writer Chinghiz Aitmatov.
President Sooronbai Jeenbekov and other top Kyrgyz officials on December 12 laid flow
ASTANA -- A blast caused by an unknown explosive device has killed at least two people in the western Kazakh city of Aqtau, officials say.
The Interior Ministry said on December 12 that three
Iran has roundly dismissed claims of its links to a weapons cache discovered in Afghanistan's central province of Ghazni, warning against attempts to harm growing relations between the two neighbor
From ankle-deep mud in Central Asia to the scorching heat of Australia, Mina Guli is running 100 marathons in 100 days to highlight a looming global water shortage.
The 48-year-old Australian
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani authorities are scrutinizing media coverage of a Pashtun nationalist movement, blocking VOA websites and filing police cases against journalists covering local rallies.
WASHINGTON - The United States said Tuesday it has added Pakistan to its blacklist of countries that violate religious freedom, ramping up pressure over its treatment of minorities.
At least 31 people were killed in insurgent attacks across Kabul, Kunduz, and Kandahar provinces on December 11, Afghan officials say.
At least four members of the security forces and nine ci
ISLAMABAD - Afghan officials say a suicide car bombing Tuesday hit a security forces' convoy in Kabul, killing at least 13 people and injuring nine others.
Interior Ministry spokesman Najib D
As the world marked the 70th anniversary of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, Tajikistan's government attracted unwanted attention at home and abroad.
In Berlin, a
For a week in the middle of November, Bukhara played host to an unusual sight. Around 170 devotees of the Naqshbandi order of Sufism from some 18 countries, many of them wearing a colorful variety
Vladimir Putin really enjoys his Tuvan vacation - otherwise, why would he go there for two years in a row?
Aleksey Nikolskyi/Sputnik You might have never heard about the Republic of Tuva, but
KABUL - The death toll in a suicide attack targeting members of Afghanistan's security forces on the outskirts of the capital, Kabul, has risen to 12, officials say.
Interior Ministry spokesm