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News: Uzbekistan

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Questions over Uzbekistan's new era of 'openness'

Friday, December 20th 2019, 0:12

Amid the first parliamentary elections under a new president, there are doubts reforms are genuine.
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The diets cutting one in five lives short every year

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 23:04
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel has one of the best diets in the world and Uzbekistan one of the worst, say the researchers.
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Uzbek tycoon heads boxing governing body

Saturday, November 3rd 2018, 14:37
related countries: United States United States

Gafur Rakhimov, described by the US Treasury as "one of Uzbekistan's leading criminals", is elected president of amateur boxing's governing body.
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Uzbekistan: Land of a thousand shrines

Saturday, September 15th 2018, 23:14

Uzbekistan wants to become a second Mecca using its many ancient shrines to attract religious tourists.
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Restoring life to the Aral Sea's dead zone

Thursday, May 31st 2018, 23:21
related places: Aral

Uzbekistan has an ambitious plan to stop widespread health problems that developed when the Aral Sea disappeared.
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Luxury ride for stolen livestock in Uzbekistan

Monday, April 2nd 2018, 12:26

Cattle thieves in Uzbekistan caught using expensive car to move stolen livestock.
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Spring in Tashkent: Is Uzbekistan really opening up?

Saturday, March 31st 2018, 1:35

There's a renewed optimism in Uzbekistan under a reforming president, BBC Uzbek's Ibrat Safo reports.
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Gay man on returning to Uzbekistan: 'I'd rather kill myself'

Tuesday, August 8th 2017, 15:21
related countries: Russia Russia

A journalist facing deportation to Uzbekistan has told the BBC he faces a ‘long, slow death,’ if he’s returned forcibly from Russia.
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Uzbek marriage

Sunday, July 16th 2017, 23:24

A crackdown on the practice has led to an intense online debate in Uzbekistan.
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Friday, April 14th 2017, 11:30
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Stockholm

Uzbekistan says it passed intelligence to "Western partners" about the Stockholm lorry attacker.
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