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Latest Uzbekistan News

Uzbek, Turkmen Presidents Discuss Pipelines, Water

Uzbek President Islam Karimov has discussed gas pipelines to China, allocation of water in Central Asia, and the situation in Afghanistan during a meeting with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov in Ashgabat. More

Kyrgyz, Turkmen In Power Talks

A Kyrgyz delegation was due to arrive in the Turkmen capital, Ashgabat, to discuss electricity exports. More

Uzbek President Starts Turkmen Visit

Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov has arrived in Turkmenistan for an official visit More

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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

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Islamic State: 'Coming For Every Central Asian State'?

As if there were not enough militant problems for Central Asia already, some sources suggest the Islamic militant group currently dominating world headlines is also Central Asia’s greatest extremist challenge. More

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
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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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