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Video captures the fighting as Shi'te militia and Kurdish peshmerga fighters battle Islamic State militants, driving them out of their stronghold in Sulaiman Pek, south of Kirkuk.
Speaking on August 31, Kyrgyzstan's Independence Day, Atambaev said Russian company Gazprom would start selling gas to Kyrgyzstan on October 1 at a price of $165 per 1,000 cubic meters, far cheaper than the $224 per 1,000 cubic meters Kyrgyzstan has been paying its neighbors.
His Majesty greets Uzbekistan President Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of congratulations to President Islam Karimov of the Republic of Uzbekistan on the occasion of his country's Independence Anniversary.
"Why would someone want to travel to Uzbekistan ? My city guide asked this rhetorical question during dinner on my last night in Tashkent.
Smoke billows during fighting between Iraqi security forces, backed by Turkmen Shiite fighters, and Islamic State Sunni militants on August 4, 2014 in Amerli, some 160 kilometres north of Baghdad, as the city has been completely surrounded by the IS militants for more than six weeks.
Uzbek President Islam Karimov visited the new facilities built in Tashkent for the upcoming Independence Day, Uzbek news agency reported.
THE live-tweeted downfall of Gulnara Karimova, the once-glamorous daughter of Uzbekistan's dictator, was perhaps the most intriguing story out of Central Asia last year.
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Uzbekistan as you celebrate 23 years of independence.
The purpose of the event was to promote and develop national cuisine, raise professional level of public catering, present national cuisine to the public and foreign tourists.
Representative of a Uzbekistan's foreign trade company, Uzinterimpex, Ulugbek Teshabayev met with members of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tyumen region of Russia.
Border guards of Uzbekistan have foiled an attempt to traffic almost 62 kilograms of Afghan drugs from Tajikistan, Novy Vek newspaper reports.
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan Boribai Zheksembin has congratulated the people of Uzbekistan on the 23rd Independence Day, the Embassy of Kazakhstan said.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 06:23 am
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