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Uzbek President Islam Karimov has signed a decree forbidding the naming of towns, regions, villages, factories, streets, or buildings after people or historical events.
Uzbekistan has opened its seventh International Cotton and Textile Fair in Tashkent with some 330 companies from 38 countries sending representatives, even as others boycott the event.
A judge in southern Kyrgyzstan has rejected a request by the fugitive leader of the local Uzbek community to stop his trial on the grounds that it is "persecution."
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has met with the U.S. and German special representatives for Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The American presidential hopeful says he'll study up on "insignificant" nations when he's due to travel to them.
A prominent Uzbek rights activist says a new law aimed at regulating treatment in pretrial detention in Uzbekistan is unlikely to change the "grim" situation in the country's penal institutions.
The U.S. special envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan says a bid to revive the ancient Silk Road across Central Asia should bring prosperity to the region.
Corruption in Uzbekistan's education system -- specifically, how teachers and faculty accept bribes to give students passing marks, or even to allow them into schools and universities -- is a trending topic worth watching.
EU lawmakers reject a trade deal that would have made it easier for Uzbekistan to export textiles to Europe, citing objections to the continued use of forced child labor in its cotton harvests.
Authorities in Uzbekistan are reportedly ordering clerics, school teachers, police officers, and others to pick cotton.