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· June, 2010

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from June, 2010

Azerbaijan: Zhiguli

Armenia-Azerbaijan: More Conflict Voices

As mentioned in previous posts on Global Voices, new and social media is increasingly playing a role in facilitating communication between Armenians and Azerbaijanis online. Locked into a bitter conflict...

Afghanistan: Drug use keeps on rising

Kyrgyzstan: Constitutional Referendum, Pro et contra

Afghanistan: Parliamentary elections in the unstable country

Australians Challenge Afghanistan War Commitment

Even before Barack Obama sacked General McCrystal, Australia bloggers were questioning the commitment of troops to the Afghanistan war. This has intensified with the deaths of five soldiers in the...

Kazakhstan: “Leader of the Nation” Mission Complete

As was reported, on May 13, the parliament of Kazakhstan adopted a set of amendments labeled as The Law on Leader of the Nation, as they were meant to attach...

Afghanistan: Death of al-Qaeda's leader

Afghanistan: Reintegrating Taliban fighters

Kyrgyzstan: Mixed news for KG sovereignty

Kyrgyzstan: “The Prince” is Caught?

Uzbekistan: Aral Gas

Tajikistan: US Opens Military’s Black Mountain Facility

Kyrgyzstan: Info Wrangling on Osh Unrest

Afghanistan: Fresh Allegations Against Karzai

Kyrgyzstan: Provocateurs seen behind ethnic clashes

Clashes between the ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbek population in the southern Kyrgyzstan have developed into large-scale violence. After three nights of shooting in the isolated conflict zone - the population...

Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan: Initial Coverage of the “Osh Massacre”

On June 10, 2010, local clashes between the ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbek population in the Kyrgyz part of the Ferghana valley turned into a full-blown massacre and further exodus of...

Kyrgyzstan: “I Call It a Massacre!”

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Conflict Voices

In the 16 years since a ceasefire agreement put the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh on hold, successive attempts to broker a final...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Reflections on conflict and displacement

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