The president has acknowledged people were killed in mass protests in recent days. People in Karakalpakstan were outraged by an attempt to strip out language in the constitution guaranteeing the region's sovereignty.
7 Nov 2021
Rights groups say hundreds of Afghans fled to neighboring Uzbekistan to escape the Taliban. But, without official refugee status in the Central Asian country, they are vulnerable and could face deportation.
26 Oct 2021
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, once praised for his reforms, has ensured he faces no real challenge at the polls.