Kyrgyz parliamentary leaders have called for a one-week halt to the removal of kiosks outside Bishkek's Osh bazaar.
A legislator in the opposition Ata-Meken parliamentary group has asked police to investigate the attack to determine whether it was politically motivated.
Kyrgyz Interior Minister Zarylbek Rysaliev says a gun confiscated from a group of alleged Islamic extremists last week was used during deadly ethnic clashes in southern Kyrgyzstan in June.
The latest "Freedom in The World" report by the U.S.-based rights watchdog Freedom House indicates that authoritarian regimes across a broad geographical range are stepping up their suppression of freedom.
More than 200 miners at a coal mine in southern Kyrgyzstan have begun a hunger strike to protest the replacement of the mining company's director.
The Kyrgyz government says an interreligious council will be created to regulate the number of religious groups in the country and their activities.
Striking teachers at three secondary schools in Kyrgyzstan's northern Tong district today suspended their strike until January 20.
The trial of a brother of ousted Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev in connection with ethnic clashes in southern Kyrgyzstan last year has resumed in Bishkek.
Among the great powers vying for influence in post-Soviet Central Asia, contributor Cholpon Orozobekova says China has been the quietest, most systematic, and most dangerous.
Kyrgyzstan's National Security Committee (KNB) has said that a leader of the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir movement has been arrested in the southern Jalal-Abad region.
A court hearing has been held for a nephew of ousted Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev convicted of involvement in unrest in southern Kyrgyzstan last year.
Teachers at three secondary schools in Kyrgyzstan's northern Tong district have resumed their strike for better pay.