close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Putin warns IS eyeing Central Asia, southern Russia

Putin, during the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kazakhastan`s capital Astana, said that they have information that the IS has set up clandestine cells in Central Asia, some regions in southern Russia and SCO countries.

India, Pakistan to become full SCO members at Astana summit: China

India, Pakistan to become full SCO members at Astana summit: China

India and Pakistan's admission as full members to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) will be formalised at the political and security grouping's summit in Kazakhstan next week, China announced today, while hoping that they would "strictly follow" its charter.

Reclusive Uzbekistan puts off plans to expand visa-free entry

Uzbekistan said Monday it was cancelling plans to expand visa-free entry to the country this year, putting off a move seen as opening up the reclusive nation. 

India, Kyrgyzstan should work together to secure youth against terrorism, radicalism: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambaev also reviewed their cooperative engagement in the defence field.

Chabahar Port in Iran will boost India's trade links with Tajikistan, central Asia, says PM Modi

Chabahar Port in Iran will boost India's trade links with Tajikistan, central Asia, says PM Modi

The prime minister said India will work on trade and transit linkages with Tajikistan as well as other central Asian nations through the Chabahar Port.

Have not stopped Afghan traders to move goods to India through Wagah border: Pakistan

Have not stopped Afghan traders to move goods to India through Wagah border: Pakistan

Pakistan has said it has not stopped Afghan traders to move their goods to India through Wagah border crossing, days after Afghanistan President warned to stop transit facility to Central Asia for Pakistani traders.

Uzbek President in intensive care after brain haemorrhage: Daughter

Strongman Uzbek President Islam Karimov is in intensive care after suffering a brain haemorrhage, his younger daughter wrote on social media on Monday.

7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Tajikistan; tremors felt in Delhi, North India

7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Tajikistan; tremors felt in Delhi, North India

Mild tremors rocked Delhi and NCR region on Monday.

China moots bullet train between Xinjiang-Iran

China is scaling up its investments in Iran following Tehran's nuclear deal and lifting of sanctions.

John Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia

John Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia

The Central Asian economy has already taken a hit from falling oil prices and the knock-on effect of international sanctions against their former Soviet master Russia.

ISIS may invade Central Asia: Russian intelligence chief

ISIS may invade Central Asia: Russian intelligence chief

FSB director Alexander Bortnikov warned of Taliban or ISIS fighters invading Central Asia.

China teaching troops folk dances to make friends in Xinjiang

 

Beijing: China`s military has been teaching its soldiers in the unruly region of Xinjiang folk dances and songs as part of efforts to improve relations with the minority people who live there, it said on Wednesday.

China banker urges yuan settlement for oil: Report

China should use its own currency to pay for oil imports from the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia to boost the yuan's global role and challenge the dollar's dominance, a top Chinese commercial bank executive said in comments published on Monday.