Featured stories about Central Asia & Caucasus
Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus
6 May 2016
3 May 2016
From sword-wielding nomads through commandos toting automatic rifles, women have played their part in defending the country's borders.
1 May 2016
"The aim of these lessons is preventing the spread of prostitution among women and ensuring their moral education."
24 April 2016
"We declare yet again, by opening this absurd criminal investigation the government of Azerbaijan is creating barriers to freedom of speech, and journalism activity."
17 April 2016
12 April 2016
11 April 2016
‘I Don't Want to be Burned Alive’: A Doctor’s Account of the US Airstrike That Destroyed MSF Hospital in Afghanistan
"The things that were constant in my nightmares were the roaring sound and panels of wood crashing down on us. And screams. Mine."
10 April 2016
4 April 2016
A recently published documentary shows how youth organizations from various countries can cooperate to put an end to the shady dealings that too often occur within educational institutions.
"Registration records list [President Ilham Aliyev's sister] at an address in a West London neighborhood where average home prices touch $9 million."
3 April 2016
'Kazakhstan has drawn criticism ... for what media rights advocates have described as the excessively punitive libel damages sometimes levelled at journalists.'
Fighting on April 2 was some of the most deadly the contested enclave has seen since an oft-broken peace in 1994.
25 March 2016
23 March 2016
General Abdul Rashid Dostum and General Ata Mohammad Noor have much in common, but whether online or offline, they speak to different audiences.
17 March 2016
16 March 2016
14 March 2016
After a three year break, the Global Voices Podcast is back. In this edition, we take you to Mexico, China, Tajikistan, Macedonia and Russia.
11 March 2016
"It was not he who gave us this autonomy, so he cannot repeal it. They tried to bring Badakhshan to its knees in 2012, but they could not."