Explosion at fuel station kills one in Uzbekistan

A fuel tank explosion in the central Samarkand region in Uzbekistan has killed one man and injured another, Samarkand regional department of the emergency situations said Thursday. The accident occurred when workers tried to carry out …

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 …

  Two earthquakes hit Uzbekistan

An earthquake was registered in Uzbekistan at 9:37 am local time this morning, the Tashkent seismic station reported. The 2-magnitude earthquake hit the capital city with the epicenter measuring 4.9 magnitude. It struck 170 km …

 Erdogan arrives in Samarkand

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Uzbekistan. Uzbek Deputy Prime Minister Adham Ikramov welcomed Erdogan at the Samarkand airport yesterday …

Nazarbayev to commemorate Karimov in Samarkand

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived in Samarkand to honor the memory of the first President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov. During his visit the Kazakh leader plans to lay flowers on Karimov's …