Local prosecutors in southern Kyrgyzstan are investigating after parents complained that schoolchildren were made to work at a construction site.
A Kyrgyz Muslim women's NGO claims that female students who wear the traditional Islamic headscarf are being subjected to discrimination.
Bishkek Mayor Isa Omurkulov has said in court that people associated with former President Kurmanbek Bakiev distributed weapons to antigovernment protesters last year in order to "provoke deadly clashes."
Four would-be Kyrgyz presidential candidates have failed the mandatory Kyrgyz-language test since testing began last week.
People in a southern Kyrgyz village say they will handle criminal cases by themselves after being frustrated by local police and courts.
Kyrgyzstan's Central Election Commission (CEC) says the number of people eligible to take part as candidates in the upcoming presidential election has dropped sharply.
Some 50 inhabitants of a settlement near Bishkek have blocked a central street in the Kyrgyz capital, in the latest such protest demanding utilities for settlements on the fringes of the city.
Gazprom chief Aleksei Miller was in Bishkek today to announce his company will start exploring for hydrocarbon deposits in Kyrgyzstan soon and would spend some $100 million on the geological surveys.
The lawyer for a Kyrgyz national on a U.S. list of global drug kingpins says his client has been released from a detention center in the United Arab Emirates.
A Kyrgyz political leader said in court on September 6 that former President Kurmanbek Bakiev was "aware" of the deadly shootings during clashes between protesters and security forces in 2010.
Some 100 people picketed the Kyrgyz government building on September 6 to demand infrastructure for a settlement near Bishkek where they live.
The Kyrgyz Central Election Commission (BSK) says mandatory Kyrgyz-language tests for potential presidential candidates will begin on September 7.