Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from October, 2015
"Umar! Your death is the symbol of feebleness and dishonesty, Be my nation's pure herald before God."
'We hear warmongering every day, every day we hear threats and attempts to scare us... We don't want war and never wanted, but.....continued.'
More than 260 people have been reported dead in the region.
"To avoid arrest sex workers and their clients will look for remote places, which will in turn endanger these women."
Gulwari Passarlay was only 12 when his mother sent him away from Afghanistan because she feared for his safety in the UK. He's written a book about his journey.
Kyrgyzstan's new MPs did not even have time to take their seats before the public got on their backs.
"Rohat teahouse is not only a beautiful national building, but a memory from more sincere, humane and affordable times."
Facebook and the government of Afghanistan combined to put the breaks on a popular online vehicle for political satire. But public demand for more is insatiable.
As noisy electoral campaigns draw to a close many young Kyrgyzstanis have no interest in the October 4 parliamentary vote in their country.