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Uzbek ambassador to Malaysia appointed

The Senate of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan appointed Murad Askarov as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Malaysia, according to the decree of the upper chamber of the Uzbek parliament.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Economist

Too sexy for the catwalk

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.

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State Department

South and Central Asia: Uzbekistan Independence Day

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.

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AkiPress

17:58 Contest among cooks takes place in Karakalpakstan

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.

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17:07 Seoul Park appears in Uzbekistan's Tashkent

Seoul Park will be opened in Tashkent on September 1 within celebrations of the Uzbekistan's Independence Day, Jahon news agency said.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

AkiPress

16:12 Uzbek businessmen discuss possible supplies of agricultural products, cotton to Tyumen

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.

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12:39 Uzbek border guards seize over 60 kg of heroin on border with Tajikistan

Border guards of Uzbekistan have foiled an attempt to traffic almost 62 kilograms of Afghan drugs from Tajikistan, Novy Vek newspaper reports.

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14:47 Kazakhstani Ambassador congratulates Uzbekistanis on Independence Day

Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan Boribai Zheksembin has congratulated the people of Uzbekistan on the 23rd Independence Day, the Embassy of Kazakhstan said.

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Tashkent opens plenary session of Senate

Today Tashkent opens the regular plenary meeting of the upper house of the Uzbek parliament - the Senate of the Supreme Assembly .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Indian Express

India widens N-fuel base, signs up Uzbek firm for uranium supplies

State-owned Uzbek mining major NMMC , one of the world's top ten uranium and gold producers, has signed up to supply 2,000 metric tonnes of Uranium ore concentrate to India over the next four years .

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

AkiPress

12:48 Uzbek scientists have developed method to protect data from unauthorized access

Scientists from the Fergana branch of the Tashkent University of Information Technologies filed a patent application for a protection method from unauthorized access to information transmitted over an optical fiber, the Agency on Intellectual Property of Uzbekistan reported.

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16:15 First solar energy generating station to be commissioned in Uzbekistan in late-2016

Solar power station in Samarkand region of Uzbekistan will be commissioned at the end of 2016.

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15:37 Islam Karimov awards long-livers of Uzbekistan

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov awarded Shukhrat Medal to 14 people over the age of 100 signing the relevant decree on 25 August, UzDaily reports.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Uzbekistan awards employees of production area, power structures, and long-livers

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Aug. 26 By Demir Azizov - Trend: A number of employees of industrial and socio-economic spheres, civil servants, power structures' representatives and long-livers were awarded in Uzbekistan under President Islam Karimov's decrees in connection with the country's 23rd independence anniversary.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

U.N.: ISIS fighters besiege Turkmen town

A suicide bomber targeted intelligence headquarters in central Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least two people and injuring 10 others.

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Uzbek city of Termez awarded with Amir Temur order

Termez city, the administrative center of Surkhandarya region , was awarded with the "Amir Temur" order by the decree of the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Head of Uzbek agroindustrial holding appointed

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Aug. 22 By Demir Azizov- Trend: Farhad Yoldashev was appointed chairman of UzAgroPromMashHolding upon a decree of the Uzbek Cabinet of Ministers, the company told Trend Aug. 22. UzAgroPromMashHolding was established in May 2014 in accordance with the decree of Uzbek President Islam Karimov for conducting the unified ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Sarah Heywood's the Point and the Universe to Play United Solo, 9/21

A raw and profound biographical exploration of one young woman's emotional, artistic, cultural, linguistic, and romantic journey during three years of work, study and performance at the Ilkhom Theatre of Mark Weil in Tashkent, Uzbekistan comes to United Solo in THE POINT AND THE UNIVERSE.

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Uzbekistan, China discuss cooperation in different areas

The comprehensive development and strengthening of cooperation in trade-economic, investment, cultural-humanitarian spheres were discussed during the meeting between Uzbek President Islam Karimov and Premier of the Chinese State Council Li Keqiang as part of the Uzbek president's state visit to Beijing, the Uzbek National News Agency said Aug. 21.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

EurasiaNet

Is Turkmenistan Losing Iran as a Gas Customer?

It appears Turkmenistan is about to lose its second-best customer for natural gas, Iran.

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