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11/6/2019

Russia's Investigative Committee says it has placed a man born in Kyrgyzstan under arrest in Moscow on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack in the capital.

11/5/2019

Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov has opened a new police command center in the capital, Bishkek, which is using Chinese CCTV cameras with facial-recognition technology. China reportedly provided the equipment for fre...

11/1/2019

A new proposal by Pakistani officials could bring much needed energy to people in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan during the frigid winters in a long-planned project that will also see Central Asian energy go to Afghanistan an...

11/1/2019

The New-York based Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling on Kyrgyz lawmakers to reject draft amendments to the trade union law, saying it would “cripple" independent trade unions in the Central Asian country.

10/30/2019

The closure of a mine in Kyrgyzstan, protests on the streets in Kazakhstan. The grand guignol of menacing Chinese investment into Central Asia appears to be rearing its head in public discourse. Both fearful and grateful...

9/17/2019

A shoot-out on a disputed section of the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in the Ferghana Valley has left at least one border guard dead and 19 other people wounded, officials from both countries say.

8/24/2019

One of former Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev's closest allies, lawmaker Irina Karamushkina, has been placed under house arrest on charges of hostage taking during a violent standoff between law enforcement and Atamba...

8/21/2019

Former Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev's pretrial detention has been prolonged until October 26. The Birinchi Mai district court in Bishkek on August 20 approved a request by investigators to extend the duration of t...

8/16/2019

A person suspected of shooting a top Kyrgyz security officer during clashes in and near the residential compound of former President Almazbek Atambaev last week has been arrested.

8/15/2019

Prosecutors in Kyrgyzstan have added two more charges against former President Almazbek Atambaev, a week after a siege of his residential compound left one police officer dead and scores injured.

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