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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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Uzbekistan: news

Uzbeks guilty of director murder

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 7:41

Three men are found guilty of murdering Uzbekistan's most prominent theatre director over his portrayal of the Prophet Muhammad.
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Uzbek rape claims prompt UN call

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 16:11

A senior UN official says he wants to investigate allegations that police in Uzbekistan are torturing and raping prisoners.
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In pictures

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 23:56

Why women now rule in Uzbekistan's markets
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EU removes Uzbekistan arms block

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 11:56

The EU lifts an arms embargo against Uzbekistan, despite concerns about human rights in the Central Asian nation.
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Explosion reported in Uzbekistan

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

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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US finds new Afghan supply route

Friday, February 20th 2009, 12:18
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Tajikistan Tajikistan, United States United States

Tajikistan and Uzbekistan agree to allow Nato supplies for Afghanistan through their territory, the US says.
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Top US commander in Uzbek talks

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

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

Thursday, January 22nd 2009, 13:43
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Medvedev

Russian President Medvedev is set to discuss economic co-operation - particularly in gas - during a trip to Uzbekistan.
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Uzbek children in 'Aids outbreak'

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 16:42

More than 40 young children have been infected with HIV at a hospital in Uzbekistan, health officials tell the BBC.
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'Islamist funders' held in Europe

Friday, May 16th 2008, 16:13
related countries: Germany Germany, Netherlands Netherlands

Police in the Netherlands, France and Germany swoop on suspects believed to fund Islamists in Uzbekistan.
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