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Central Asia clash mars China gas plan By Michael Lelyveld A fresh outbreak of border violence in Central Asia has raised doubts about China's plan to start building a gas pipeline through Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan this year.
Plus, Central Asian neighbors seek to cool Ferghana Valley dispute and an Armenia court delivers a potentially devastating press freedom ruling.
The private company of "Kara-Balta - Kilem" LLC has been idle since 2013. It was founded for production of carpets.
The government of Kyrgyzstan has increased its shareholding in Alfa Telecom - the country's largest mobile operator by subscribers - from 49% to 100%.
A three-judge panel of the Richmond-based Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has added more fuel to the fire over Virginia's 2006 constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
Kyrgyzstan has proposed Kazakhstan to consider duty-free oil supplies in the amounts of up to 100 thousand tons in 2014 and up to 300 thousand tons in 2015 to Kyrgyzstan's domestic market, said in the protocol on the Kyrgyz-Kazakh talks on accession of the Kyrgyz Republic into the Customs Union and the Common Economic Space dated 25-26 July 2014.
In order to avoid possible border incidents, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan decided on joint protection of the Tamdyk-Bedak segment of the state border, according to a meeting between delegations of border agencies of the two countries in Isfara.
The trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in January-May 2014 made up $340.3 million, which 1.5-percent less than the same period of last year, the press service of the Economy Ministry of Kyrgyzstan reported following the working trip to Issyk-Kul region.
Kyrgyzstan's Health Center for Children "Dzerzhinets" has launched the summer season for children of border guards on July 25, the press service of the State Border Service reported.
The former president of Kyrgyzstan, who fled the country, Kurmanbek Bakiyev , and his younger brother, the former head of the State Security Service Zhanybek Bakiyev , have been found guilty of participation in organizing mass murder on April 7, 2010 and sentenced in absentia to a life sentence and confiscation of property, "Interfax" reports.
A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths.
State Secretary of the Ministry of Transport of Kyrgyzstan Maksatbek Dyikanov was detained on corruption charges on July 25 in Bishkek.
Significant raise in wages of teachers and health professionals in Kyrgyzstan during 2010-2011 have impacted decrease in migration of Kyrgyzstanis to Kazakhstan for both permanent residence and traveling, said Consul General of the Kyrgyz Republic in Almaty Seit Ubykeyev on July 25 at the Forum of Compatriots "Mekendeshter" in Bishkek.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 05:02 am
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