15 hrs ago
Ansari heading to Uzbekistan in first vice presidential visit
New Delhi, May 18 : Vice President Hamid Ansari is heading to Uzbekistan, a key Central Asian country, from May 21-24 for talks with President Islam Karimov that are expected to focus on Afghanistan and counter-terrorism cooperation among other issues.
Fri May 17, 2013
Uzbekistan: Exiled Opposition Leader Sees No Post-Karimov Role
After causing a storm of speculation by alleging that Uzbek President Islam Karimov had suffered a heart attack in March, exiled opposition leader Muhammad Solih has said he sees no role for himself in a post-Karimov Uzbekistan.
Thu May 16, 2013
Young, Loud, and Turkmen
Ashgabat may be the capital of one of the most closed societies in the world and home to Central Asia's most repressive regime, but even here the walls occasionally shake with the sound of rock 'n' roll.
Mon May 13, 2013
Oberthur Technologies Successfully Delivered an End-to-End ePassport Solution in Uzbekistan
Oberthur Technologies, one of the world's largest providers of security and identification solutions and services, announced today the signing of the final acceptance of the Uzbekistan e-Passport system, in the presence of Mr Elyor Majidovich GANIEV, Minister of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Sun May 12, 2013
Asrlar Sadosi 2013
On 4-5 May Asrlar sadosi traditional festival of culture took place in Navbahor district of Navoi region.
Tue May 07, 2013
West Wirral News: Wirral teacher's solo pedal ride across Europe and Central Asia
Adventurous David Barden has already put the wheels in motion and is cycling 2,000 miles from Erzurum, in eastern Turkey, Europe, to Samarkand, in Uzbekistan, Central Asia.
Mon May 06, 2013
Hotel News Resource
Hyatt Regency Hotel To Open 2015 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with State Unitary Enterprise for a Hyatt Regency hotel in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Thu May 02, 2013
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Bleak Media Outlook in Repressive Stans
The leaders of the Central Asian states of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan like talking about media freedom, and now and then they ask journalists to come out and criticise them.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
170 escape from prison in southern Libya
Some 170 prisoners escaped on Tuesday from a prison in Libya's Sebha, some 800 km south of the capital of Tripoli, local official told Xinhua.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Inflictor Of Terror
In all of the history of the world there has always been the infamous, those despots of terror who instilled fear and horror where ever they went.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Global Voices Online
Kazakhstan's First Ever Lesbian Wedding
Vox Populi presents a photo report [ru] about what they call the "first ever lesbian wedding" in Kazakhstan.
Uzbek President appoints new head of Andijan administration
According to Uzbek President Islam Karimov's decree, Shuhratbek Abdurahmanov was appointed governor of Andijan region.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Remarks at U.S. Embassy Tashkent
Assistant Secretary Blake: Good morning, everybody. I'm very pleased to be back here in Tashkent and to see a lot of familiar faces.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Russia in color, a century ago
With images from southern and central Russia in the news lately due to extensive wildfires, I thought it would be interesting to look back in time with this extraordinary collection of color photographs taken between 1909 and 1912.
Tashkent Puts the Car Before the Horse
An update on the story we brought you earlier regarding a possible bicycle ban in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Prince Tagoe Gets Bit Game Time In Ettifaq's Asian Champions League Win
Ghana striker Prince Tagoe made a late entrance for Al Ettifaq in their Asian Champions League win over Pakhtakor on Wednesday night.
Emirates News Agency
Uzbekistan hosts conference on Modern housing construction as driving ...
WAM TASHKANT: Tashkent's Palace of Symposiums hosted an international conference entitled "Modern housing construction as a driving force of comprehensive development and transformation of rural areas, enhancing the living standards of population" organized at the initiative of President Islam Karimov.
UN: NDN An Express Train For Afghan Drug Traffickers
U.S. officials have long expressed the hope that its web of military transport lines through Central Asia to Afghanistan, the Northern Distribution Network, would eventually spur non-military trade as well.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
City Paper's Baltics Worldwide
Islam Karimov's speech at the International Conference in Tashkent
President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov attended the opening ceremony of the international conference "Modern housing construction as a driving force of comprehensive development and transformation of rural areas, enhancing the living standards of population" at Tashkent's Palace of Symposiums on April 17.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Amendments to law on regulation of parliamentary legislative chamber come into force in Uzbekistan
Amendments to the law on 'Regulation of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan' envisaging the expansion of the role of factions of political parties at all stages of the legislative process came into force in Uzbekistan.