Wednesday Mar 5
The Corridor of Death - By Zaher Sahloul
How the Syrian government's use of snipers against its own citizens gives the lie to its talk of fighting terrorism.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Publish and Perish
Never free, Uzbekistan's press corps is reduced to little more than stenography as increasingly urgent issues go uncovered.
Wall Street Journal
The Vikings' Route to Civilization
In January 793, a band of Vikings swept ashore in northeast England and laid waste to the monastery of Lindisfarne.
14:16 Uzbekenergo to announce tender for construction of 100 MW heliostation
State Joint Stock Company Uzbekenergo will announce in late 2014 a tender for construction of photovoltaic power plant in Samarkand region worth $310 million, reported RIA Novosti on Tuesday.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Odysseus will speak in Uzbek
While "Novellazia" contest for Central Asian writers continues, the first translation of "The Odyssey" in Uzbek was published in Uzbekistan.
Some incidents of Alexander's personal dealings with others were scandalously famous.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
13:39 Special Representative of UN Secretary General, Ambassadors of...
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, Head of the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia Miroslav Jenca met with the Ambassadors of the Central Asian states in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan reported.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Indulge in North West Frontier cuisine at Khiva
Khiva, the new eatery in Bhandup, named after an Uzbeki city, had us confused by serving North West Frontier cuisine; its wholesome fare managed to sate our appetites, nevertheless The eatery that we were about to review, as we read, was located in Lower Powai.
16:04 26.02.14 Association of Human Rights in Central Asia urges EU,...
Association of Human Rights in Central Asia urges EU, UN Special Rapporteurs on Torture to press Uzbek government to comply with human rights international treaties Political prisoner Asrorjon Isajonov, who is serving sentence in a high security prison colony UA 64/51 in the Uzbek town of Kasan, Kashkadarya region, is in a critical condition.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Korean and Uzbek entrepreneurs to intensify business relations
Uzbekistan and Korea should intensify cooperation in the various fields, the vice- chairman of the Korea International Trade Association , Ang Hyun-ho said at the opening of the Uzbek-Korean business forum in Tashkent on Feb. 27. The forum, intended to strengthen bilateral investment ties was attended by more than 50 Korean companies and the ... (more)
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Uzbek Journalists Trained for Silence
Despite years of censorship and total state control, the authorities still feel the need to warn reporters not to stray into sensitive areas.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
14:50 25.02.14 South Korea's Posco awarded $175 million contract for...
South Korea's Posco Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd has signed $175.2 million worth contract with the Government of Uzbekistan for rehabilitation of the Guzar-Bukhara-Nukus-Beinau highway in Bukhara region, local media report.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Spring comes to Tashkent
On March 1 Tashkent will held two interesting cultural events that we recommend to visit to our readers.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
New Chinese ambassador to Uzbekistan appointed
Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov received the newly appointed Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of China Sun Lizi on Feb.21, Uzbekistan's Foreign Ministry said on Feb.21.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
14:39 Uzbekistan Railway receives $280 million loan for construction of a new railway line
Uzbekistan's Reconstruction and Development Foundation extended $280 million loan to Uzbekistan Railway Company for construction of a new railway line through the Kamchik pass, eastern Uzbekistan.
Rio Tinto plans to expand copper prospecting in UzbekistanRio Tinto...
Rio Tinto Group, British multinational metals and mining corporation with headquarters in London, management office in Melbourne and Brisbane, plans to expand copper geological exploration in Uzbekistan, local media report.
11:58 Singapore's PST to invest $10 million into production of computers in Uzbekistan by 2015
Singapore's Prescient Systems &Technologies plans to invest around $10 million into establishment of production of computers in Uzbekistan, UZELTECHPROM, association of electric engineering companies, said.
Dancing in the Moonlight
I was in Samarkand, waiting for my night train to Nukus and had just taken several shots of the Registan at dusk.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Jets strike at the heart of terror
Up to 50 militants were reportedly taken out in the air strikes by security forces in two tribal agencies as the defence minister reiterated that state forces would give a befitting response to every incident of aggression.
16:43 International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes...
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in Washington D.C. made the decision in favor of Uzbekistan on the claim of Metal-Tech Ltd .