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· December, 2012

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from December, 2012

27 December 2012

A Comic Book Superhero With a Kyrgyz Flavour

Kyrgyz superhero fans will soon have comic books and cartoon films featuring a 'national' fictional character, Barsbek. But some netizens argue that the Central Asian superhero looks too much like...

20 December 2012

Tajik City at Night

14 December 2012

Most Corrupt Country Award Goes to Afghanistan

Afghanistan ranks as the world's most corrupt country in the latest survey by a global corruption watchdog. The release of the survey triggered a wave of anti-corruption rallies across the...

11 December 2012

Global Voices: Where Every Voice Counts

Global Voices Advocacy

The idea that every voice counts is one that is very close to the notion of Global Voices as a platform and as a community. As netizens unite to have...

10 December 2012

Iran's Diplomatic Missions Under Attack

Iran's diplomatic missions have been under attack around the world in recent weeks by Iranians and Afghans, for different reasons. The actions sparked a hot debate within the Iranian blogosphere,...

Uzbek Theater Stages a Multicultural Play

9 December 2012

Mock Bride-Kidnapping in Kyrgyz Capital

Searching for Chingis Khan's Tomb in Mongolia

Tweets are Bittersweet for Popular Kyrgyz MP

A Kyrgyz lawmaker has kick-started a debate in Kyrgyzstan about when journalists should and shouldn't be able to quote a Twitter feed to inform a news report.

1 December 2012

‘Carousel Voting’ Goes Viral in Kyrgyz Elections

Nearly three months of intrusive and irksome electoral campaigns in Kyrgyzstan came to an end as votes were counted for the five municipal elections held on November 25. But with...

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