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News: Uzbekistan

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Stockholm attack: 'Suspect device' in Sweden crash lorry

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 0:05
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Police do not know if the device was a bomb, but say the suspect from Uzbekistan was known to them.
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Uzbekistan elects a new president

Monday, December 5th 2016, 13:11

Uzbekistan has elected a new president. Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev won with a landslide victory.
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Uzbekistan votes for new president

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 0:20

Uzbekistan votes for a new president, with acting leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev almost certain to win.
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Gulnara Karimova: 'Show world my mum is alive,' says son

Friday, December 2nd 2016, 1:30

Gulnara Karimova, daughter of the late Uzbek president, has been out of the public view since 2014.
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After Karimov

Wednesday, October 12th 2016, 23:15

After the death of president Islam Karimov, how is authoritarian Uzbekistan coping with a transition of power?
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Islam Karimov: Uzbekistan holds funeral for president

Saturday, September 3rd 2016, 14:44

The funeral takes place in Uzbekistan's city of Samarkand for President Islam Karimov, who died this week aged 78.
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Death of 'the archetypal dictator'

Friday, September 2nd 2016, 21:43

It has been confirmed that the president of Uzbekistan has died, following days of speculation.
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Islam Karimov: Mystery over fate of Uzbek president

Friday, September 2nd 2016, 16:00

Evidence mounts that one of Asia's most authoritarian leaders, Uzbek President Islam Karimov, has died of an illness after 27 years in power.
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Intrigue and power games

Thursday, September 1st 2016, 9:24

With the only leader Uzbekistan has ever known still in hospital, and the opposition speculating he might already be dead, the focus is firmly on his successor.
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Uzbek President Islam Karimov's independence day speech read out on TV

Wednesday, August 31st 2016, 21:29

An Uzbekistan state TV presenter reads out an independence day speech on behalf of President Islam Karimov, said to have suffered a stroke.
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