Thursday, October 23, 2014


Latest Uzbekistan News

Dilorom Abdukadirova

Uzbekistan Urged To Free 'Prisoner Of Conscience'

Amnesty International says nearly 200,000 people have signed a petition calling on Uzbek President Islam Karimov to immediately release a woman it calls a “prisoner of conscience.” More

U.S. Having 'Stern' Talks With Baku

A U.S. State Department official says the United States has engaged in "stern conversations" with Azerbaijani officials about crackdowns on rights organizations in the Caucasus country. More

Militant Leader Killed In North Afghanistan

A leader of the Jundullah militant group has reportedly been killed in northern Afghanistan More

Uzbek PM Says $1 Billion Of Textile Products Exported In 2014

Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyaev says his country has exported $1 billion worth of textile products this year and that he expects international sales to grow. More

Two Central Asian Migrant Workers Killed In Moscow

Two Central Asian migrant workers -- from Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan -- were found stabbed to death in Moscow on October 12. More

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Video Zombie Nazi Invasion: Russian Video Warns That Racism Resurrects Fascism

Xenophobia is widespread in Russia according to public opinion polls. A new video by a rights group says it leads to fascism. More

Central Asia Turning To Civilian Militias To Shore Up Border Security

Two Central Asian countries are taking an extreme step to strengthen security along their borders, but the move is more likely to add to tensions already present along their ill-defined common frontiers, particularly in the Ferghana Valley. More
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Features & Commentary

Video Comedy Troupe Too Risque For Uzbek Stage

Million is one of the top comedy acts in Uzbekistan, with sold-out performances and thousands of adoring fans. But the authorities have banned the troupe after it failed to clean up its act.
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Photogallery Interview: Karimova House-Arrest Pics Show 'What Happens Every Day'

Locksley Ryan, Gulnara Karimova's London-based spokesman, discusses his recent release of photographs showing the Uzbek president's daughter under house arrest.
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Uzbek Bondholders Feel Short-Changed

Uzbekistan is redeeming government bonds issued when the country was just stepping out on its own. But on seeing the payoff, investors are feeling like the government walked all over them.
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