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9 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Vladimir Putin

Tue Apr 15, 2014

EurasiaNet

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.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News

Weekday Magazine

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.

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Related Topix: World News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Russia Taday

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.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Asia

Thu Apr 10, 2014

NewEurasia.net

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.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News

AkiPress

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.

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AkiPress

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)

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Related Topix: Asia, World News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

AkiPress

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.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, World News

State Department

Collected Department Releases: Meeting With American University of Central Asia Students

Assistant Secretary Biswal: Let me start by saying how much I've looked forward to this all day.

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Related Topix: American University, World News, Asia

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WireNews+Co

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Travel, Tajikistan Travel, Asia Travel, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan Travel, Kyrgyzstan Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa Travel, Johannesburg, South Africa Travel, Cape Town, South Africa Travel

Charter97

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Asia, Kurmanbek Bakiyev

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Terrorism

EurasiaNet

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.

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AkiPress

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.

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NewEurasia.net

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.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

AkiPress

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.

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AkiPress

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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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Wedding

The Economist

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.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Tajikistan Travel, Asia Travel, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan Travel, Kyrgyzstan Travel, World News, Transgender

AlertNet

Kyrgyzstan appoints reformist PM, averting crisis

Kyrgyzstan's parliament voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to appoint reformer Joomart Otorbayev as prime minister and avert a political crisis in the volatile Central Asian nation where two leaders have been overthrown in the past decade.

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