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News: Kyrgyzstan

We have started to collect the most important news related to Kyrgyzstan in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Kyrgyz journalist death 'private'

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 3:28

The authorities in Kyrgyzstan say an off-duty policeman has confessed to beating a journalist to death.
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Kyrgyzstan approves base deal

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 10:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Kyrgyzstan's parliament approves a deal allowing the US to continue using an airbase to support Afghan operations.
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Pollution and poverty in Kyrgyzstan

Saturday, June 6th 2009, 11:00

Alex Kirby discovers the economic and strategic challenges facing the former Soviet state of Kyrgyzstan.
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England fan is shot in Kyrgyzstan

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 9:14
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An England football fan has been shot in the build up to the World Cup qualifier match against Kazakhstan, the Foreign Office says.
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Explosion reported in Uzbekistan

Tuesday, May 26th 2009, 18:12
related countries: Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

State media in Uzbekistan says a suicide bomber has killed a police officer and wounded several people in the city of Andijan.
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Kyrgyz landslide claims 16 lives

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 10:55

Rescuers are searching for survivors of a landslide that killed at least 16 villagers in the central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan.
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Kyrgyz presidential poll date set

Friday, March 20th 2009, 15:51

Kyrgyzstan sets its presidential election for 23 July, as the opposition accuses the incumbent of mishandling the economy.
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Kyrgyz U-turn on US base mooted

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 18:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Kyrgyzstan's president raises the possibility of US troops remaining at a key airbase that supports operations in Afghanistan.
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Kyrgyzstan leaves US out in the cold

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 12:15
related countries: United States United States

In Bishkek, Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reflects on the decision by the Kyrgyz parliament to close the only US military base in the country.
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Kyrgyz MPs vote to shut US base

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 9:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Kyrgyzstan's parliament votes in favour of closing a strategic US air base that supports US and Nato operations in Afghanistan.
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Kyrgyzstan to vote on key US base

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 1:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Kyrgyzstan's parliament is to vote on whether to close an air base which the US uses to support Afghan operations.
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Top US commander in Uzbek talks

Tuesday, February 17th 2009, 13:03
related countries: United States United States, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
related places: America

Gen David Petraeus visits Uzbekistan, weeks after Kyrgyzstan announced the closure of America's key regional base.
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