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Kyrgyz court rules to keep Atambayev in custody

The Bishkek City Court has ruled to keep Kyrgyzstan’s former President Almazbek Atambayev in custody, Atambayev’s lawyer Sergei Slesarev said. The court hearing was held in the office of the …

Kyrgyz court impounds Atambayev's property

The Kyrgyz court impounded 120 properties of ex-President Almazbek Atambayev, the republic's Prosecutor-General Otkurbek Jamshitov said. Atambayev, who served as the president of Kyrgyzstan from …

 Atambayev arrested until August 26

Kyrgyzstan's former president Almazbek Atambayev will be arrested until August 26 upon the court's ruling, his lawyer Sergey Slesarev said. "Upon the court's ruling, Atambayev will be …

 Three Turkish diplomats shot dead in Erbil

At least three Turkish diplomats were killed in a shooting that took place in the Iraqi Kurdish capital Erbil, two Kurdish security officials said. According to sources, unknown gunmen opened fire at a restaurant where the …

More than 5 mln cannabis roots seized in Turkey

Turkish security forces confiscated nearly 5.5 million cannabis roots in an anti-drug operation, officials said. The Diyarbakir Governorship said that the local gendarmerie commando units carried out the operation in 72 different …

Kyrgyz parliament strips Atambayev of immunity

Kyrgyzstan’s parliament has upheld a parliamentary commission’s regulation stripping the country’s former President Almazbek Atambayev of immunity, a parliamentary source said. "The lawmakers …

UN: Saudi Arabia responsible of Khashoggi murder

A UN investigator found "credible evidence" that Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and urged sanctions against the kingdom's de …