What’s behind the conflict in Caucasus, Central Asia?

Prabir Purkayastha looks at the strategy of western powers to destabilize the region and the response of countries like Russia and China

Protests erupt in Kyrgyzstan following alleged vote-buying during parliamentary elections

Out of the 16 political parties contesting Sunday’s parliamentary elections, only four could cross the official cut-off of 7% votes to qualify for the seats in the parliament

Trade unions demand restoration of labor rights in Kyrgyzstan

After the enactment of a new penal code in January, it is no longer an offense to employ staff without signing a contract or for an employer to refuse to engage in collective bargaining. Employers can also illegally dismiss employees who are members of elected representative bodies of employees