OSH, Kyrgyzstan - A journalist for a U.S.-funded radio station went on trial Thursday in Uzbekistan on charges including slander and posing a threat to public order, an Uzbek rights group said.
KOKAND, Uzbekistan - For one month a year, from morning to night, Dilorom Nishanova grows silkworms, a painstaking and exhausting job.
DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - A group of 25 Islamic militants serving time on terrorism charges have escaped from a prison in Tajikistan's capital after dramatic assaults that left at least five guards dead, the security services said Monday.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - Election officials in Kyrgyzstan say the Central Asian nation's public has overwhelmingly backed a new constitution.
OSH, Kyrgyzstan - Investigators in southern Kyrgyzstan began exhuming the bodies of those killed during rampages against the Uzbek minority as tensions rose ahead of Sunday's constitutional referendum.
- US envoy urges independent probe into Kyrgyz riots
- Kyrgyzstan charges rights advocate with incitement
- Uzbeks allege rapes, say troops let violence occur
- Kyrgyz army tries to get control in riot-hit south
- Red Cross: 'several hundred' dead in Kyrgyz unrest
- UN urges Kyrgyz to hold vote despite deadly unrest
- Uzbeks flee Kyrgyzstan, seek safety at border
- 100,000 Uzbek refugees seek safety at border
- Film: 147 toddlers infected in Uzbek HIV outbreak
- Uzbekistan charges 200 with plotting alleged coup