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What's next for Uzbekistan after Mirziyoyev's re-election?
First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of Uzbekistan Sodiq Safoev told Euronews how the regional strategy in Uzbekistan is set to change in the wake of October's elections.
Extreme weather is threatening Uzbekistan's greatest traditional dish
Plov is a Uzbek culinary institution throughout the homes of 35 million people. This year, intense droughts are forcing farmers to increase the price of its key ingredient – carrots.
Pre-school education in Uzbekistan goes mobile
More children are getting access to preschool education in Uzbekistan. Alternative school models are being introduced, like a bus with a teacher that arrives in some remote villages every morning, empowering children to make their own choices about how they learn.
Uzbekistan leader wins second term in 'not truly competitive' election
Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has won re-election with 90% of the vote, preliminary results showed on Monday.
In Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev heads for a predictable landslide
Mirziyoyev has eased some of the restrictions of his predecessor but made no effort towards political reform.
The Tashkent International Film Festival starts up again after 24 years
Celebrating a new generation of filmmakers and inspiring Central Asian cinema with an exchange of fresh ideas and opportunities - the capital of Uzbekistan welcomes guests from around the world to the first Tashkent International Film Festival since 1997.
9 films to watch out for at Tashkent International Film Festival
The Tashkent International Film Festival in Uzbekistan is back after a 24-year hiatus. Euronews has picked 9 films to watch from this year's screenings.
Uzbekistan promotes preserving its historic heritage during Culture Week
The International Forum: 'Central Asia at the Crossroads of World Civilizations' in Uzbekistan brought together some of the world’s most renowned cultural experts. It was also part of the country's larger goal to preserve and promote the region's cultural and historical heritage.
Uzbekistan: How is the mysterious country enticing Western visitors?
Once a major trading route on the Silk Road, an outward-looking Uzbekistan is celebrating 30 years of independence from the USSR.
Ancient astronomy manuscript resurrected by Uzbek heritage initiative
The first true-to-the-original facsimile copy of the manuscript of Images of the Fixed Stars, an ancient astronomy manuscript by one of the most famous Muslim astronomers of all time has been resurrected by Uzbekistan's heritage initiative.
Foreign investors look towards Uzbekistan as its tech sector blossoms
In recent years, Uzbekistan has launched various reforms in order to liberalise the economy. The Tech sector is one of its fastest-growing sectors and local start-ups are attracting foreign investors. They plan to expand. Take a look at some of the success stories.
Uzbekistan sets out an ambitious road map to becoming a key start-up hub
In a major national event held physically in Tashkent and virtually across the country on August 20, Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev talked to around 10,000 entrepreneurs, addressing concerns and laying out plans for a root and branch reform of business and tax regulations.
Here's what Uzbekistan's cuisine reveals about its history and culture
Uzbekistan’s territory was a central route on the Silk Road, and the people, ideas and goods that travelled through it have intrinsically become part of Uzbekistan’s culture, including its cuisine.
Five years in, Uzbekistan's reform programme is being readied for Stage Two
Decrees and resolutions have been signed, the Powerpoint presentations have been prepared and some of the biggest state companies have either secured or are in the process of seeking international credit ratings. Uzbekistan is poised to begin Stage Two of its historic national reforms agenda.
Uzbekistan's International Conference puts regional connectivity on the agenda
How can connectivity between Central and South Asia be developed and improved? This was the main focus of a recent international conference in Tashkent. Host country, Uzbekistan, is promoting regional cooperation and the expansion of new transportation corridors to boost regional trade.
Judo Grand Slam: Japan clinches a staggering 9 gold medals in Tashkent
Japan and Mongolia took most of this years' top spots in Tashkent but Uzbekistan clinched 2 silvers and a bronze. Local crowds were thrilled with strong performances from their home competitors and a weekend jam-packed with jaw-dropping judo mastery.
Judo Grand Slam: Japan, Italy and Mongolia take top spots on day 2
In another day filled with stunning displays of judo, the middleweights battled it out for victory on day two. Japanese judoka took home another two gold medals with Italy and Mongolia adding one each.
Judo Grand Slam: Tashkent 2021 at the apex of Judoka mastery
Get a daily wrap of the best bits from Judo's most hotly-anticiapted event, the Tashkent Grand Slam in Uzbekistan. Which world-class judoka will clinch this year's titles?
Despite the pandemic, Uzbekistan’s privatisation plans forge ahead
The government of Uzbekistan has surprised international economists by announcing plans to forge ahead in 2021 with its ambitious privatisation plans, despite the global Covid-19 pandemic.
Uzbekistan plots its future with the help of the enlightened past
In an ambitious plan involving hundreds of international scholars, the Republic of Uzbekistan is scouring the world for literary artifacts from the nation’s history.
The EU must leverage closer trade ties with Uzbekistan to ensure progress on human rights ǀ View
As Uzbekistan’s applies to the EU's GSP+ scheme, Brussels should use its leverage in the application process to ensure progress is being made on human and labour rights in the central Asian country.
Uzbekistan's rise as transport and logistics hub
Uzbekistan aims to become a transport and logistics hub in Central Asia: having invested billions in new rail and energy infrastructure over recent years, Focus investigates how the landlocked country is overcoming its geographical challenges and creating new travel corridors.
Uzbekistan is upbeat on Afghan trade and development
In his speech before the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 23, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan H.E. Mr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev sounded an optimistic note on Uzbekistan's burgeoning economic and trade developments with its neighbor to the south, Afghanistan.
Thousands take exams outside in bid to weather coronavirus pandemic
More than 100,000 students in Uzbekistan sat university entrance exams under open skies, as the coronavirus pandemic clouds the beginning of the academic year with uncertainty.
UN hails Uzbekistan’s move to end statelessness for 50,000 people
Hundreds of thousands of people were left without citizenship across Central Asia following the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991.
100,000 residents evacuated after Uzbek dam burst
Around 100,000 people had to be moved from homes after a dam burst in Uzbekistan close to the border with Kazakhstan