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EU-Central Asia discuss security challenges, joint cooperation

The European Union and the five Central Asian Deputy Foreign Ministers discussed common security challenges and joint cooperation to deepen ties between the two...

Inaugural B5+1 Forum launched to boost regional trade and investment

On March 13-15, government policymakers, business leaders, experts, and investors from C5+1 countries inaugurated the first-ever Business 5+1 (B5+1) Forum which was held in...

Investors Forum brings the Middle Corridor into EU-wide focus

Huge investment numbers were thrown around in Brussels January 29-30 at the Global Gateway Investors Forum for the European Union – Central Asia Transport...

Uzbekistan plans to double energy production to 30 GW by 2030

Uzbekistan will announce three new international tenders, for the construction of over 400 kilometers of overhead power lines, and two other new tenders for...

Covid infections in the Eurasia region hit a new high

Infections in the Eurasia region hit a new high last week, mainly driven by Ukraine and Russia, the two biggest countries, which are having...

Uzbekistan seeks energy hub role for Central Asia

Growing integration of national energy systems across the five nations of Central Asia is helping to ease congestion and power outages arising from peak...

Will Central Asia serve as Europe’s bridge to Afghanistan?

Just over one month on from the fall of Kabul, Europe is still grasping for answers to the question of how to engage in...

Taliban takeover of Afghanistan increases investment risk for Russia, Central Asia

The Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan has sparked new fears that Islamic extremism will take hold in the country, Chris Weafer, co-founder of Macro-Advisory in...

The EU is nothing but a feckless spectator in the unfolding Afghan crisis

The surprising speed by which the Taliban seized control, with relative ease, of the whole of Afghanistan is a major geopolitical debacle for the...

A monster miracle from a cave

In the history of sport, there have been many unforgettable victories. True testaments of teams achieving the unthinkable. The 1980 Winter Olympics men’s hockey...

Russia and China poised to gain influence in Afghanistan

Amidst the chaotic scenes that ushered in the Taliban’s take over of the Afghan capital Kabul, coupled with the West's harried exodus from the...

US Balkan allies to host Afghan refugee processing operations

Even before the Taliban had completed its occupation of Kabul, American allies Albania and Kosovo told Washington that they would serve as transit countries...

CIS Heads of Diplomatic Missions issue statement on 80th anniversary of ‘Great Patriotic War’ outbreak

The Brussels-based heads of Diplomatic Missions from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan issued a statement on June 22 to...

It’s hard to make friends but easy to lose them: A tale of Russia’s self-inflicted isolation

In recent years Estonia did its best to develop an engaging and pragmatic approach towards Russia. In April 2019, President Kersti Kaljulaid visited Moscow,...

Uzbekistan’s key priorities for the comprehensive development of transport corridors in Central Asia

Over the past 4 years, Uzbekistan under the leadership of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been carrying out systemic reforms aimed at liberalizing and modernizing...

Energy Week Central Asia & Mongolia 2021 highlights renewable energy project potential

Central Asia’s promising renewable energy projects, including Uzbekistan’s clean energy ambition and reaching its climate action goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and...

EBRD and Green Climate Fund extend green programme that spans 3 continents

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on March 11 the bank approved additional headroom for the next phase of its successful...

Green Central Asia initiative launched

Germany’s foreign minister Heiko Maas hosted a high-level ministerial conference on 28 January in Berlin, during which the ‘Green Central Asia’ initiative was launched. The...

Nursultan Nazarbayev airport code will be changed in April 2020

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan - The change of airport code Nursultan Nazarbayev will occur in April, Kazakhstan’s Industry and Infrastructure Development Ministry said on 23 January. “The...

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