In surprise move, previously isolated state calls for tighter regional integration. (more…)
Initial moves towards reform have not convinced observers that the new leader will end a quarter of a century of dictatorial rule. (more…)
Families willing to go to great lengths to ensure children get a specialised education.
Eurasian grouping will include half of the world’s population when it expands next year.
How has the late leader left his country after 25 years of autocratic rule?
The late leader leaves a tainted legacy and no evident successor.
Looking back at images of life in the quarter-century since independence.
The authoritarian system built over 25 years may outlast any one leader.
The government wants to control people’s lives both online and offline.