Turkmenistan changes constitution to extend leader's rule
Turkmenistan passed constitutional changes to prolong the presidential term of office.
Tajikistan to hold key referendum in May
Tajikistan is to hold a referendum in May that is expected to let President Emomali Rakhmon stay in office.
Jail sought for Indonesian skipper in Japanese diver deaths
Indonesian prosecutors Tuesday sought a jail term of three years and six months for a boat skipper who lost track of seven Japanese women during a diving trip that left two of them dead.
Tajik president inaugurated for fourth term
Tajikistan's long-running President Emomali Rakhmon was inaugurated for a fourth term on Saturday, as he promised to alleviate the grinding poverty in the former Soviet country.