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"Hamza Group" claims responsibility for assault on Sudanese journalist

A group called "Hamza Group for Fighting against Atheism and Heresy" has claimed responsibility for the assault on the editor-in-chief of Al-Tayyar daily newspaper.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Ramadan in Belfast

It's a muggy Saturday evening in south Belfast and the summer sun, covered by dense cloud, is just setting.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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15:09 Kyrgyz government holds talks with China concerning launch of...

The Kyrgyz government held talks with China concerning start of Bishkek-Kashgar-Bishkek and Osh-Kashgar-Osh flights, First Vice Prime Minister Tairbek Sarpashev told reporters on July 17... You are trying to access paid-for content on our website.

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ADB to provide loan for modernization of Takhiatash TPP in Uzbekistan

The completion of the project is scheduled for 2020. The installed capacity of the Takhiatash TPP is 730 megawatts.

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Uzbek president observes construction of 'Minor' mosque

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, July 19 By Demir Azizov - Trend: President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov observed the construction of the new mosque 'Minor' in Tashkent, Uzbek national news agency said on July 19. The president inspected the work of builders and craftsmen, and made recommendations on improving the complex under construction.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Iraq: ISIS Abducting, Killing, Expelling Minorities

ISIS should immediately halt its vicious campaign against minorities in and around Mosul.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Sri Lanka : ADB lends 600 Mn USD to Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan

The second tranche, which is expected to be delivered in 2016, will include expanding the 33 kilovolt medium voltage network to improve distribution of electricity to consumers in Takhiatash thermal power plant to meet rising electricity demand in the Karakalpakstan and Khorezm regions.

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German Military Helicopter Emergency Lands, Starts Fire In Uzbekistan

A helicopter from the German airbase in southern Uzbekistan had to make an emergency landing, accidentally setting a wheat field on fire, the German embassy in Tashkent told The Bug Pit.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Uzbek Minorities Taking Advantage of New Russian Citizenship Rules

A baker stencils patterns into dough to make non, a traditional Central Asian round flatbread, in Bukhara in July 2013.

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ADB to allocate $300 mln to Uzbekistan for modernization of...

The Asian Development Bank will allocate $300 million to Uzbekistan for modernization of Karakalpakstan's Takhiatash combined heat and power plant.

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German helicopter's landing might have caused fire in southern Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, July 16 By Demir Azizov - Trend: The emergency landing of a German armed forces military helicopter near the Uzbek city of Termez could have caused a fire in the grain field, Uzbek online media reported on July 16. "One of the German combat helicopters made an emergency landing after formation of smoke, while prior to this the ... (more)

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

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17:04 Video claims to show Turkmen fighter in Ukraine

Some media outlets in Ukraine have charged that Central Asians are fighting among pro-Russian separatists in the country's east, EurasiaNet reported.

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15:55 Chinese company builds railway tunnel in Namangan region of Uzbekistan worth nearly $500 mln

Chinese company is building a tunnel in Namangan region of Uzbekistan for the Angren-Pap railway.

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ADB $300 Million Loan to Give Uzbekistan Power Plant New Lease of Life

Takhiatash thermal power plant to meet rising electricity demand in the west of the fast-growing Central Asian country.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

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09:51 Growth rate of electricity production in Uzbekistan makes 0.4% in H1 2014

The growth rate of electricity production by the state-owned Uzbekenergo made 0.4% in the first half of 2014, Jahon news agency reported.

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Ramadan, Day 18: What Is Faith?

A Muslim man reads the Quran as he waits for the breaking of the fast during Ramadan on July 13, 2014 in Surabaya, Indonesia.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

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Kyrgyzstan

The history of the Kyrgyz in what is now Kyrgyzstan dates at least to the 17th century.

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11:15 10.07.14 More than 30 people reportedly infected with anthrax in Uzbekistan

More than 30 people were hospitalized in Khavast district of Uzbekistan's Syrdarya region with a diagnosis of anthrax.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

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Indian ambassador completes diplomatic mission in Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, July 12 By Demir Azizov- Trend: Anumula Gitesh Sarma who completes mission as an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Uzbekistan, discussed current state and prospects of bilateral relations between the countries with Uzbek Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov, Uzbekistan's foreign ministry said.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Fergana: A deep valley with no way out

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 11 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: An incident on the Tajik-Kyrgyz border left at least one killed and several injured on July 10, raising once again the tension in this troubled region.

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