Tuesday, June 28, 2016


Latest Kyrgyzstan News

Kyrgyzstan Increases Control On Kazakh Border After Anthrax Outbreak

Kyrgyzstan has increased veterinary control on the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border after anthrax killed two people in Kazakhstan More

Strong Earthquakes Hits Central Asia; No Casualties Reported

Strong earthquakes have hit Central Asia, but no casualties or damages have been reported so far. More

Kyrgyz 'IS Militant' Arrested Returning From Syria

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan have arrested a 21-year-old Kyrgyz man on charges that he joined so-called Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria and returned to Kyrgyzstan with plans to carry out a series of terrorist attacks in the Central Asian country. More

Putin: India, Pakistan Could Join SCO In 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has held out the possibility that India and Pakistan could join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in 2017. More

SCO Leaders Meeting In Tashkent

Presidents of member states and countries with the status of observers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) were in Uzbekistan's capital, Tashkent, on June 23 for the start of a two-day summit. More

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The Central Asian Referendum

Almost every referendum in Central Asia since the breakup of the Soviet Union has been about the executive branch of power and they are usually about giving the executive branch more power. Tajikistan's May 22 poll is no exception. More

Audio The Viability Of Central-South Asian Energy Projects

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Central Asia-South Asia electricity project CASA-1000 is next week in Tajikistan, but questions remain about it and a regional gas pipeline. More
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Kazakh Minister's Remarks Spark Anger In Kyrgyzstan

Kazakhstan's culture minister has sparked resentment with remarks about neighboring Kyrgyzstan and its turbulent recent history.
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