Uzbekistan's president has warned citizens not to go into debt to pay for traditional weddings. One Uzbek man has spent 19 years working in Russia and saving for the marriages of his three children.
Alisher Bazhorov and his brother Yavlon both work in cafes. While Alsiher runs his own catering business in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, Javlon remains at home in Uzbekistan.
China is one of the main creditors for all of Central Asia’s countries. How much do these countries owe to China and are they completely equal partners? Current Time Asia’s Zhazgul Egemberdiyeva explains.
For more than a millennium, the city of Bukhara, in what is now Uzbekistan, had been home to one of the biggest Jewish communities in Asia. But their numbers have dwindled after decades of Soviet rule.
For the Lyuli people of Central Asia, women are the traditional breadwinners, trying to feed their families. Some are bucking centuries-old traditions.
An Uzbek migrant has issued an unusual appeal to Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoev while driving around the Russian capital with the body of his deceased brother in a wooden crate.