Bloc’s giant investment offer may appeal to countries worried by Chinese “debt-trap diplomacy”. Beijing warns against geopoliticising infrastructure.
Central Election Commission accused of fraud with claims that votes were stolen during 40-minute malfunction of tabulation monitor.
With Iran’s rial typically suffering only bad news given US sanctions, day-trippers didn’t need telling twice to make journey to bag some bargains.
Road renamings celebrate historic Iranian links to the South Caucasus, as well as jailed Shiite group.
Former president agrees to end protest after he was transferred from a prison hospital, where he claims he was being abused by fellow inmates and not receiving appropriate medical treatment.
Azerbaijan and Armenia agree a ceasefire to end a large-scale Azerbaijani offensive against Armenian territory.
Tehran said to be expecting geopolitical payoff by giving up control of field that makes Iran holder of world’s biggest gas reserves.
Disappearing glaciers leading to a loss of meltwater, leaving beekeepers high and dry.
Deputy PM says climate in Central Asia changing twice as fast as in other regions due to the drying up of the Aral Sea.
Ahead of harsh winter, 4,000 to 5,000 people from Afghanistan are crossing Iranian border daily says humanitarian NGO.
Relations between upstream and downstream Central Asian countries can be tense. This won’t help.
Rating agencies estimate that major projects to be completed in coming years might increase company’s Ebitda by more than 50% and contribute to the issuer’s deleveraging.
Inhabitants of Tashkent struggle to breathe. Critical indicators suddenly showed city as second most polluted in the world.
The EBRD has increased its 2021 GDP growth projection for the emerging Europe and SEMED regions where it operates to 5.5% after a strong performance in H1.
Negotiations to resume in Vienna on November 29. Americans deny interfering with vessel.
Canadian company also questions absence of operating results since expropriation of mine, who’s is purchasing its gold and where the proceeds are.
Prosecutor admits spying case is a 'black stain' on the country.
Dushanbe reportedly has also offered to transfer full control of existing, unacknowledged, base to Beijing. Chinese worried Afghanistan situation could benefit separatist East Turkistan Islamic Movement.
Government agencies and Kazakh-Chinese companies are using the pandemic to shield themselves from scrutiny.
Country nevertheless hasn’t achieved herd immunity as it faces sixth COVID-19 wave driven by delta variant, it adds.