Monday, December 14, 2015 - 06:20
Georgia's government is asking the United States to store some of its weaponry in the country in the case it were needed quickly to defend against Russia. The U.S., while announcing an ambitious plan to "preposition" equipment in several NATO countries on Russia's border, is so far declining to do so in Georgia.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 05:11
A controversial referendum in Armenia on December 6 endorsed constitutional changes that will transform the country into a parliamentary republic. But allegations of rampant fraud are clouding the legitimacy of the result.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 05:09
After almost a quarter of century, Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov has decided it is time to shake up the police force.
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 06:50
Kyrgyzstan has barred entry to a researcher with advocacy group Human Rights Watch in a signal of intensifying wariness about criticism of the country’s rights record.
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 07:10
Turkmenistan's government has told the United States that it doesn't need help in protecting its border with Afghanistan, a senior American diplomat has said.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:52
A man has been jailed on charges of promoting separatism in Kazakhstan — the first time someone has been thrown behind bars for a crime introduced last year, while separatist conflict raged in Ukraine.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 06:26
A bitter tug-of-war for control of Georgia’s top TV channel, Rustavi2, has impacted not only the country’s media-freedom credentials, but also raised nagging questions about the integrity of its legal system.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 06:58
Numerous recent news accounts in Uzbekistan would seem to indicate mounting agitation over alleged activity by Islamic State — an extremist organization not previously known to have made inroads into the country.
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 07:12
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court have identified Georgian military units trained by the United States as being suspected of war crimes, possibly jeopardizing future American aid to those units.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 07:09
As United States Secretary of State John Kerry heads home after an unpecedented five-country tour of Central Asia, the U.S. role in the region remains more uncertain than it's been since the 1990s.