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News: Uzbekistan

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

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Gymnast suspended after drug test

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 12:10

Artistic gymnast Luiza Galiulina of Uzbekistan is suspended from the Olympics after failing a drugs test.
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Uzbek pleads guilty to Obama plot

Friday, February 10th 2012, 21:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Birmingham, Alabama

A 22-year-old Uzbek man admits at a federal court in Birmingham, Alabama plotting to kill US President Barack Obama.
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VIDEO: 'Friendship bridge' is Afghan lifeline

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 16:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A road and rail bridge linking Afghanistan with Uzbekistan has become a key supply route for food, goods and Western troops.
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West 'ignores Uzbekistan abuses'

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 8:01

Western governments are ignoring human rights abuses in Uzbekistan as they seek closer ties with the country, Human Rights Watch says.
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VIDEO: Afghanistan holds music festival

Sunday, October 2nd 2011, 10:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia

Bands from Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Australia have played to cheering crowds in Afghanistan's first music festival for more than 30 years.
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Central Asia earthquake kills 13

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 14:49

At least 13 people have been killed in the Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan in a 6.1-magnitude earthquake.
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VIDEO: Uzbek refugees fear extradition and torture

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 9:11
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan

Human rights groups have criticised Kazakhstan for promising to extradite a group of Uzbek suspects accused of extremism back to Uzbekistan.
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Kyrgyz refugees 'being sent back'

Friday, June 25th 2010, 11:07
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

A rights group says it is worried by reports Kyrgyz refugees who fled to Uzbekistan two weeks ago have been forced to return home.
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UN chief warns Uzbeks on rights

Monday, April 5th 2010, 10:46

UN leader Ban Ki-moon urges Uzbekistan to improve its record on human rights, during a Central Asia tour.
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Adjusting to Swedish life, after Andijan

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 12:11
related countries: Sweden Sweden

In May 2005, troops in Andijan, Uzbekistan, opened fire on demonstrators. Uzbek authorities threw out all foreign press - including the BBC's Monica Whitlock. Five years on, she meets survivors leading new lives in Sweden.
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