The OSCE's first summit in more than a decade wraps up today in Kazakhstan, with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev saying that something should be done to prevent the organization from losing its "potential."
Kyrgyz officials have blamed Islamic militants for an explosion in the capital, Bishkek, as well as clashes this week in the southern city of Osh.
Kyrgyz Social Democratic Party spokesman Farid Niyazov says a preliminary agreement on the creation of the coalition government has been reached between the Social Democrats and the Respublika, and Ata-Meken (Fatherland) parties.
Authorities say police shot dead three members of a banned Islamist movement and a fourth was killed after detonating a grenade.
Kyrgyz Interior Minister Zarylbek Rysaliev said in Bishkek that nine suspects were arrested last week while allegedly preparing to carry out terrorist attacks in the capital and in the southern cities of Osh and Jalal-Abad.
An OSCE official says Europe's main rights watchdog will send a scaled-down police mission to Kyrgyzstan early next year after postponing its deployment due to security threats.
Five months after ethnic clashes left 400 people dead in southern Kyrgyzstan, many Uzbeks and Kyrgyz in Osh say they're not ready to forgive or forget.
Prime ministers from Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states have wrapped up an annual meeting by vowing to strengthen ties.
A Kyrgyz man trapped in an abandoned mine for three days has been rescued.
Miralim Mirusmanov, an ethnic Uzbek, escaped the ethnic clashes in Osh this June, but his house was burned to the ground. He is now rebuilding his home, and believes that the region can be peaceful once again.
The trial has resumed in Bishkek of former Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev and more than two dozen of his aides charged in connection with the deaths of antigovernment protesters in April.
A court in the central Kyrgyz city of Naryn has ruled that Akun was libeled by Zuura Umetalieva, his former representative in the Naryn region.