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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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Uzbek 'sentenced over demo'

Tuesday, April 15th 2008, 13:12

A dissident poet in Uzbekistan has been sentenced to five years' forced labour, a rights organisation says.
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US 'not returning to Uzbek base'

Monday, March 10th 2008, 11:19
related countries: United States United States

The US is not trying to re-open a military base in Uzbekistan, a senior diplomat tells the BBC.
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US troops return to Uzbek bases

Thursday, March 6th 2008, 1:08
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US forces are allowed back into Uzbekistan on a limited basis following their eviction in 2005.
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Uzbek president Karimov sworn in

Wednesday, January 16th 2008, 18:44

Islam Karimov is sworn in for a seven-year term as President of Uzbekistan, following elections in December
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Uzbek president wins third term

Monday, December 24th 2007, 15:24

Uzbekistan's president wins 88% of the vote in Sunday's election, which monitors have dismissed as a sham.
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Uzbek voters 'offered no choice'

Monday, December 24th 2007, 10:15

Foreign monitors accuse Uzbekistan of holding a presidential election without any genuine choice.
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Voting ends in Uzbekistan poll

Sunday, December 23rd 2007, 15:13

Polls close in Uzbekistan's election with incumbent president Islam Karimov widely expected to win.
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Third Uzbekistan 'torture death'

Monday, December 3rd 2007, 16:16

A human rights group in Uzbekistan says a third person has died after being tortured in a prison.
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The silencing of Uzbekistan's voice

Saturday, November 3rd 2007, 12:06

Natalia Antelava reflects on the life and death of Uzbek journalist Alisher Saipov, an outspoken critic of the government.
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Uzbekistan rejects EU criticism

Wednesday, May 16th 2007, 15:16

Uzbekistan criticises the EU's decision to maintain sanctions because of its poor human rights record.
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