Uzbekistan

Arts, Culture & Media

Kyrgyzstan's Soviet past

Fighting between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbek people in southern Kyrgyzstan has left more than 180 people dead. Marco Werman talks with Peter Zeihan of the global intelligence company Stratfor about the historical background of the two former Soviet republics.

Development & Education

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of the country that lies directly north of Afghanistan and may soon be linked to it by a new 50-mile railway. The answer is Uzbekistan.

Global Politics

Uzbek fighters in Pakistan

Authorities say there are many foreigners fighting alongside the Taliban in Pakistan. Some of them are from the central Asian nation of Uzbekistan. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the head of the BBC's Uzbek Service, Sirojiddin Tolibov.

Global Politics

Geo answer

For our GEO QUIZ today we're looking for the STANS; seven countries that end with the suffix ?stan.? Anchor Jeb Sharp tells us about an EIGHTH ?stan? that can't be found on a map. It's an idealized world created by Lebanese businessman Michel Eleftriades.

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Global Politics

Geo answer

For our GEO QUIZ today we're looking for the STANS; seven countries that end with the suffix ?stan.? Anchor Jeb Sharp tells us about an EIGHTH ?stan? that can't be found on a map. It's an idealized world created by Lebanese businessman Michel Eleftriades.

Global Politics

Uzbek fighters in Pakistan

Authorities say there are many foreigners fighting alongside the Taliban in Pakistan. Some of them are from the central Asian nation of Uzbekistan. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the head of the BBC's Uzbek Service, Sirojiddin Tolibov.

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Global Politics

Geo answer

For our GEO QUIZ today we're looking for the STANS; seven countries that end with the suffix ?stan.? Anchor Jeb Sharp tells us about an EIGHTH ?stan? that can't be found on a map. It's an idealized world created by Lebanese businessman Michel Eleftriades.

Global Politics

Uzbek fighters in Pakistan

Authorities say there are many foreigners fighting alongside the Taliban in Pakistan. Some of them are from the central Asian nation of Uzbekistan. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from the head of the BBC's Uzbek Service, Sirojiddin Tolibov.

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