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IS leader names successor, sparking rumors of mutiny and turmoil

IS leader names successor, sparking rumors of mutiny and turmoil

Observers say Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi could pay a high price for nominating Abu Abdullah Qardash, as the move likely demonstrates the IS leader's distrust of his other commanders.

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OSCE officials discuss regional security with Central Asian youth Turkmenistan joins UN code of conduct on combating terrorism Tajikistan extradites 48 Afghan prisoners Kyrgyz security forces train on electronic record-keeping of light weapons Kyrgyz, UN officials hold discussions on peacekeeping Russian court convicts Kyrgyz man of terrorism Uzbek defence minister confers in Dushanbe with Tajik colleague Tokayev calls for joint anti-terror measures, world free of nuclear weapons at UN Uzbekistan, Afghanistan sign 10-year electricity supply deal Central Asian, US officials hold C5+1 talks in New York Kyrgyzstan carries out Barrier-2019 border security drills Uzbekistan, Tajikistan deepen military co-operation Kazakhstan, US sign statement on minimising use of highly enriched uranium Kazakh parliament speaker warns of religious extremism US donates radiation detection equipment to Uzbekistan Uzbek, US security officials discuss co-operation in military education Ashgabat hosts international electricity forum Kyrgyz lawmaker proposes switch to Latin script from Cyrillic

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Kyrgyzstan considers switch to Latin alphabet from Cyrillic

Kyrgyzstan considers switch to Latin alphabet from Cyrillic

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