Uzbek nationals dead in Tomsk region fire

Eleven people died when a fire ripped through a one-storey wooden shack in a remote village in Russia's region of Tomsk, officials said. "The bodies of 11 people have been found," the Russian emergencies ministry said …

'Aladdin Meets Parkour' filmed in Uzbekistan (VIDEO)

The short film was shot in the historical genre using parkour elements, and its story is dedicated to new adventures of Aladdin in Uzbekistan. The film was shot in places where the historical buildings of the ancient cities of Khiva and …

Wind blows away main Christmas tree in Samarkand

Strong wind knocked over the main Christmas tree in Samarkand, the khokimiyat of the city informs. It is also reported that the wind damaged billboards and exhibition materials. "Also, Christmas trees were damaged in …

The Economist’s names Uzbekistan country of the year

Uzbekistan has won the 'country of the year' award from The Economist. The edition annually awards the states achieving the biggest progress in democracy. The Economist said after dismissal of the State Security Service …

Five people killed by landslide in Tashkent metro

Five people were killed by a landslide in the open section of a construction site of Yunusabad metro line in Tashkent, Uzbekistan's Emergency Department said. The accident took place on December 18at about 10 a.m local time. …