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11 hrs ago | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Glacial Retreat in Tajikistan

Through July, experts were worrying about the Medvezhy glacier, which they thought might start advancing on villages in southeast Tajikistan as temperatures in this mountain region reach over 30 degrees.

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15 hrs ago | Trend

Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan to discuss cooperation prospects in various fields

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, July 29 By Demir Azizov- Trend: The 10th meeting of the joint Uzbek-Turkmen commission on trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation will be held in Tashkent on July 31, a representative in the Uzbek government circles told Trend on July 29. The agenda of the commission will include the discussion of further ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | Trend

Uzbek Central Bank keeps refinancing rate at 10%

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, July 29 By Demir Azizov- Trend: The board of the Uzbek Central Bank has decided to keep its refinancing rate at 10 percent per annum, the Uzbek Central Bank said on July 29. "This decision was made proceeding from the tasks, set in the main directions of monetary policy for 2014, as well as the actual and expected inflation ... (more)

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16 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Soldiers in Kirkuk, Iraq celebrating at an Eid lunch. Eid for these...

Soldiers in Kirkuk, Iraq celebrating at an Eid lunch. Eid for these soldiers is likely to be very different from the Eid that their forefathers experienced .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Reuters

Hamas stakes popularity on fight to break Gaza blockade

After three weeks of intense fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, Hamas Islamists seem determined to wring clear concessions before halting fire.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

Second Solar Power Station in Uzbekistan

Capacity: 100 megawatt with production of 200 million KWH of electricity a year Scope of work: Construction of the second solar power station in the country.

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AkiPress

17:37 28 July announced holiday in Uzbekistan

The document supposes celebrations to be held on 28 July, announced a holiday in Uzbekistan since first day of so-called Eid ul-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan month, falls on this day.

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AkiPress

17:21 Uzbekistan's Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations,...

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Singapore in Uzbekistan, Zulkifli bin Baharudin, was received by the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investment and Trade of Uzbekistan.

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EurasiaNet

Stalled Turkmenistan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan Railroad on Again

The idea of linking Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan by rail appears to have wheels once more, following reports earlier this year that the project was running short of steam.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Muslims focus on Quran during Ramadan

Hamza Saleem, 17, recites two prayers from the Quran, which took him three years to memorize, at the Islamic Center of San Diego's library in Clairemont on Tuesday.

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Christian Science Monitor

Iraq's 'Islamic State' is quite happy to rule by terror

The church of Mary in Mosul, Iraq, was closed by the Islamic militant group Islamic State, which also took the cross down from the rooftop.

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14:56 Uzbekistan starts modernization of water supply systems

Uzbekistan's Cabinet of Ministers approved the road maps for financial recovery of unprofitable and economically insolvent water supply facilities in Karakalpakstan, Bukhara, Jizzakh, Kashkadarya, Namangan, Samarkand, Surkhandarya and Khorezm regions of the country in 2014-2015.

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AkiPress

12:59 Uzbekistan establishing State Institute of Dentistry

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed a decree on July 22 on establishment of State Institute of Dentistry in Tashkent.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

In-depth Africa

"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

Slugger O'Toole

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

AkiPress

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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Trend

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

Humans Rights Watch

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

Hispanic Business

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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