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The tactics and folly of the neo-liberal color revolutions
Since the end of the cold-war, several governments across the globe have been subjected to ideologically motivated criticisms and campaigns in a bid to force them into implementing a full-scale privatization, deregulation and liberalization of strategic economic sectors as per the neoliberal prescriptions, which is also known as the Washington ... (more)
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Kyrgyzstan: Russian 'Information Wars' Heating Up
News media organizations in Kyrgyzstan are taking divided stances on whether Kyrgyzstan should join the Moscow-controlled Eurasian Customs Union.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Tajikistan: Migrant Remittances Now Exceed Half of GDP
New statistics show migrant labor remittances are now equivalent to over half Tajikistan's GDP, crossing an important psychological threshold and emphasizing the Central Asian country's vulnerability to external shocks.
Employees Quit After Russian Businessman Buys Kyrgyz TV Company
The director of a television station in southern Kyrgyzstan says he is quitting after the company was bought by a Russian businessman.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
European NGOs 'train agents for intrastate conflicts'
Flags of the opposition wave during a pre-election rally of Yushchenko supporters at Independence square in Kiev 06 November, 2004.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Eminent women of Kyrgyzstan
The book is the fifth volume of the series "Daughters of the Kyrgyz land" written by the Bishkek-based journalist and writer, candidate of historical sciences Kulbubu Bekturganova.
16:41 Bishkek to mark International Youth Solidarity Day
The initiators of the events are the UN Volunteers, the Institute of Youth Development, the youth organizations of Kyrgyzstan with the support of the Ministry of Labor, Youth, and Migration of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Kyrgyzstan, Russia sign agreement on Kyrgyzgaz acquisition by...
Kyrgyzstan and Russia have signed the agreement on transfer of the KyrgyzGazProm to Gazprom at the ceremony in the State Residence Ala Archa on April 10. The agreement on cooperation in transportation, distribution and sale of natural gas on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic between the Governments of Russia and Kyrgyzstan entered into force ... (more)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
16:32 Issyk-Kul district, Karakol lead in number of HIV cases in Issyk-Kul region
93 HIV cases were registered in 2013, in particular, in Karakol - 25, Balykchi - 14, Issyk-Kul district - 26, Jeti-Oguz district - 15, Ak-Suu district - 13, Tup district 7 and Ton district - 3.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Travel Of Assistant Secretary Frantz To Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, South Africa, And Turkey
Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Doug Frantz will travel to Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, South Africa, and Turkey from April 8 to April 18, 2014.
Lukashenka's "guest" Bakiyev sentenced to 25 years in prison
Former president of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiyev and his relatives were tried in absentia and sentenced to long prison terms in the case of an attempted murder of foreign businessman Sean Daley , Interfax learnt from the Supreme Court of Kyrgyzstan.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
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Kyrgyzstan: Parliamentary Prayer Room Meets With Resistance
An Islamic prayer room in Kyrgyzstan's parliament funded by a Saudi-based charity has raised questions about the principle that state and religion should be kept separate.
Kyrgyzstan: Police and Protestors Clash over Gold Exploration
Protestors in Kyrgyzstan's northwest have clashed with police and blocked a major road, alleging a Kazakh project to survey for gold is polluting the local environment.
21:42 3 police officers injured in clashes with protesters in Talas region
Three police officers were injured during disorders in Boo-Terek village, Bakai-Ata district, Talas region, on April 3. They received injuries of varying degree, the Interior Ministry of Kyrgyzstan said.
Kyrgyz citizens at the World Culinary Congress in Romania
Chefs from Kyrgyzstan took part in the World Congress of Culinary Traditions that was held in Bucharest in mid-March 2014.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
16:22 Fund raising campaign starts for surgery of orphan girl of...
A fund raising campaign has started in At-Bashi district for orphan girl Aigerim Duishenbiyeva, who received first-degree burns after she got into the transformer vault, Turmush reports.
16:53 Public prosecutors ask 20 years in prison for Bakiyevs on...
The oral hearing in the criminal case of the contracted murder of Sean Daily by former President of Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek Bakiyev, his brother and sons Janybek, Marat and Maksim Bakiyevs took place in the Pervomaiskiy district court on April 2, public prosecutor Akylbek Bakachiyev told AKIpress on April 3. The criminal case materials say in late ... (more)
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Communities Struggle to Overcome Kyrgyz-Tajik Border Tensions
Low-level tensions that sometimes escalate into more serious conflicts over disputed areas on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are gradually eroding trust between the communities living on either side.
Gays in Central Asia: Criminal relations
CENTRAL ASIA's republics are no bastions of tolerance. But now even the most liberal of the region's countries is moving to restrict gay life.