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Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, who traveled to the US from Uzbekistan in Central Asia.

Here’s how the region the New York attacker immigrated from became fertile ground for terrorism

The NYC truck attack suspect immigrated from Uzbekistan. Economic stagnation and repressive governments have driven the rise of extremism in the region.
Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, the NYC attack suspect.

Federal authorities knew of the NYC terror attack suspect, may have interviewed him in a previous counterterrorism investigation

Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, the suspect in the Halloween attack in Manhattan, was known to federal authorities. The FBI apparently interviewed him in 2015.

TRUMP: Time to ramp up ‘Extreme Vetting Program’ after New York City attack

Following the deadly terror attack in New York, Trump emphasized his plan to develop a more rigorous process to screen applicants who wish to come to the US.

Russia is ‘watching carefully’ as Central Asia’s most populous country undergoes its first transition of power in 25 years

Uzbekistan has long been the most stable country in a region that has struggled to establish itself in the decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

A 41-year-old mother competing in her 7th Olympics as a gymnast has a surprising routine to keep in shape

Chusovitina was a member of Germany's gold medal-winning team in 1992 — the same year as the U.S. Dream Team basketball team