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Russia-Ukraine conflict: How Tajikistan and other Central Asian nations have become accidental victims
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Russia-Ukraine conflict: How Tajikistan and other Central Asian nations have become accidental victims

The sanctions imposed by the West over the conflict in Ukraine were aimed to cripple Moscow’s economy. They are also causing collateral damage, as millions of migrant workers from Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz Republic, and Uzbekistan working in Russia suffer

The long and troubled history of TAPI Pipeline: What you need to know about ambitious gas pipeline project
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The long and troubled history of TAPI Pipeline: What you need to know about ambitious gas pipeline project

The first-ever summit between India, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan on Thursday focussed on connectivity and trade. It was also decided at the meeting to resume talks for the suspended TAPI pipeline project

Why India is keeping a close tab on Kazakhstan and resents any instability in the region
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Why India is keeping a close tab on Kazakhstan and resents any instability in the region

Kazakhstan’s President is one of the five heads of the Central Asian state officially invited to the Republic Day functions, and he has reportedly confirmed his presence.

Narendra Modi to host first India-Central Asia Summit virtually on 27 January
India

Narendra Modi to host first India-Central Asia Summit virtually on 27 January

The summit will be held with the participation of the presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, the MEA said in a statement.

Explained: Why didn't China send troops to aid Kazakhstan?
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Explained: Why didn't China send troops to aid Kazakhstan?

China's response to the crisis underscores how it prefers to influence outcomes with verbal assurances and offers of assistance, without committing troops

Kazakhstan unrest was coup attempt says President Tokayev, vows Russian troops will leave 'soon'
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Kazakhstan unrest was coup attempt says President Tokayev, vows Russian troops will leave 'soon'

Kazakhstan has been left reeling in the wake of the worst violence in its recent history, but life in its largest city, Almaty, appeared to be returning to normal on Monday, with internet coverage restored

Kazakhstan unrest: More than 150 dead, nearly 6,000 arrested following violent protests
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Kazakhstan unrest: More than 150 dead, nearly 6,000 arrested following violent protests

Fuel price rises sparked the unrest that broke out a week ago in the country's west but quickly spread to large cities, including the economic hub Almaty, where riots erupted and police opened fire using live rounds

Oil prices jump over Kazakhstan unrest, while uranium market less affected
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Oil prices jump over Kazakhstan unrest, while uranium market less affected

The country is the largest oil producer in central Asia with a twelfth of the world's proven reserves and produced around 1.8 million barrels a day in 2020

Ex-Kazakhstan's counterintelligence and anti-terror chief arrested amid protests over fuel price hike
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Ex-Kazakhstan's counterintelligence and anti-terror chief arrested amid protests over fuel price hike

Authorities say security forces killed 26 demonstrators in this week's unrest and that 18 law-enforcement officers died. More than 4,400 people have been arrested, the Interior Ministry said Saturday

Why Kazakhstan, a model Central Asian country, is facing unrest, mayhem and anarchy
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Why Kazakhstan, a model Central Asian country, is facing unrest, mayhem and anarchy

The largest and the most prosperous among the Central Asian nations is suddenly wracked by violent protests and demonstrations. Here’s why

Explainer: A look at what's behind the unrest rocking oil-rich nation Kazakhstan
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Explainer: A look at what's behind the unrest rocking oil-rich nation Kazakhstan

The outburst of instability is causing significant concern in Kazakhstan's two powerful neighbors: Russia and China

Russia-led bloc to send troops to Kazakhstan to quell anti-government protests
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Russia-led bloc to send troops to Kazakhstan to quell anti-government protests

In the worst reported violence so far, police said dozens of people were killed in battles with security forces at government buildings in the country's largest city Almaty.

Kazakhstan government resigns as protests over increased fuel prices roil country
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Kazakhstan government resigns as protests over increased fuel prices roil country

The protests are the biggest threat so far to the regime established by Kazakhstan's founding president Nursultan Nazarbayev, who stepped down in 2019 and ushered loyalist Kassym-Jomart Tokayev into the presidency

Why Narendra Modi has invited five Central Asian leaders as Republic Day chief guests
India

Why Narendra Modi has invited five Central Asian leaders as Republic Day chief guests

The region is significant to India not just for its natural resources, especially hydrocarbon reserves and uranium, but also because of geostrategic and security reasons

How 3rd India-Central Asia Dialogue helps make great strides towards a stronger partnership
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How 3rd India-Central Asia Dialogue helps make great strides towards a stronger partnership

India is pro-actively engaging the leadership and people of Central Asia to realise the full potential of the bilateral and regional partnership

3D artist designs  Hogwarts Express from Harry Potter series; watch viral clip here
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3D artist designs Hogwarts Express from Harry Potter series; watch viral clip here

Iskander Utebayev, a 3D artist from Kazakhstan's Nur-Sultan, has brought the imaginary train to life. He posted a video of his recreation of the magical train, which went viral on social media

Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic performs double duty as Serbia defeat Kazakhstan to enter semi-finals
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Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic performs double duty as Serbia defeat Kazakhstan to enter semi-finals

Djokovic eased past Alexander Bublik 6-3, 6-4 to level the quarter-final at 1-1 before teaming with Nikola Cacic to see off Andrey Golubev and Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 in the decisive doubles.

Davis Cup: Britain beat Czech Republic to reach quarter-finals; Croatia, Kazakhstan through
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Davis Cup: Britain beat Czech Republic to reach quarter-finals; Croatia, Kazakhstan through

Dan Evans' surprise 6-2, 7-5 loss to world number 143 Tomas Machac left Britain needing to fight back to secure a second straight win and take top spot in Group C.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Four-goal Kylian Mbappe fires France into finals, Belgium also qualify
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Four-goal Kylian Mbappe fires France into finals, Belgium also qualify

The French will be joined at the finals by neighbours Belgium as the world's top-ranked team saw off Estonia 3-1 in Brussels to ensure top spot in Group E

NSA Ajit Doval chairs eight-nation regional dialogue on Afghanistan; key points from meet
India

NSA Ajit Doval chairs eight-nation regional dialogue on Afghanistan; key points from meet

India is hosting the dialogue to firm up a common approach for confronting increasing threats of terrorism, radicalisation and drug trafficking following the Taliban's takeover of Kabul