Gulnara Karimova, eldest daughter of Uzbekistan’s late president Islam Karimov, was being pursued by authorities seeking recovery of over $1.3bn of assets she controlled in foreign jurisdictions. Photograph: Muhammad Sharif/Getty

Gulnara Karimova’s spectacular fall from grace took a new twist this week after the daughter of the late president of Uzbekistan was transferred to ja(...)

Gulnara Karimova, eldest daughter of Uzbekistan’s president Islam Karimov: in 2014, Swiss authorities said they had frozen more than $900 million in assets linked to her as part of an investigation into corruption in Uzbekistan. Photograph: Muhammad Sharif/AFP/Getty Images

A US court last night cleared the way for the US Justice Department to seize $300 million (€270 million) allegedly linked to a Russian-Uzbekistani bri(...)

Uzbekistan’s president, Islam Karimov, faces another term following this weekend’s election. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

If there ever was any doubt that Islam Karimov, the president of Uzbekistan, would win another term at this weekend’s election, it has been laid to re(...)