Farmers have banded together to get seasonal workers into the fields to save their businesses.
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Women gained equal rights in the 2004 constitution, but nothing is guaranteed.
There have been nearly 80 attacks in Afghanistan since the US and the Taliban signed a peace deal a week ago.
Some Afghans believe the country will be better off with no foreign troops, while others fear the Taliban’s return.
Despite recent reduction in violence, political divisions in Kabul may pose a challenge to ending the war against the Taliban.
Afghanistan has recorded its first coronavirus case, but can the country’s healthcare system cope with a possible outbreak?
Beyond veil of authoritarianism, Uzbek voters are hoping for change, but human rights groups are raising concerns.
Conservationists say animal numbers are increasing after government imposed a strict moratorium on hunting.
Bishkek plans to introduce laws in an effort to increase state control over religious schools, but some say move does not cater to Muslim-majority population.
A river canal network stretches across the Fergana Valley which is shared by Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.