Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan faces 'hard winter'

Kyrgyzstan on Friday caps a tumultuous 12 months since President Sadyr Japarov took the reins of power, and the convulsions that have strained the country's social and political fabric show no sign of abating. As Nikkei Asia …

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Kyrgyz government dismissed by president

Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov dismissed Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Ulukbek Maripov, as well as the entire government, on Tuesday, the presidential press service said. "The president signed a decree on the resignation of …

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State Secretary of Kyrgyzstan appointed

Suyunbek Kasmambetov has been appointed State Secretary of Kyrgyzstan, according to the presidential press service. The respective order was signed by Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov. Suyunbek Kasmambetov held the post of Chief …

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Uzbekistan seeks energy hub role for Central Asia

Growing integration of national energy systems across the five nations of Central Asia is helping to ease congestion and power outages arising from peak power usage, Uzbekistan’s First Deputy Energy Minister Azim Ahmedkhadzhayev said

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Tokayev knows how to ease water conflicts in Central Asia

An early August meeting of Central Asian heads of state in Turkmenistan Kazakhstani President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev proposed the creation of a vice ministerial-level working group and a regional consortium with the goal of promoting regional cooperation to protect precious water resources

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Kyrgyz President signs law on parliamentary elections

Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov signed amendments to the constitutional law on presidential and parliamentary elections, the president's press service reported on August 27. The Constitution adopted through referendum on April 11 …

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Kyrgyz Ex-PM detained amid Kumtor mine investigation

Former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Temir Sariev has been arrested as part of a widening investigation into alleged corruption during the development of the Kumtor gold-mine project. The State Committee for National Security (UKMK) says …

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Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan settle border incident

Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have agreed on the inadmissibility of any work on the disputed section of the border, where the shootout took place today. A meeting of border guards of the two countries was held today in the Batken district …

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