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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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'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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'Unspeakable abuse' of Uzbek inmates

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 23:14

Political prisoners in Uzbekistan suffer "unspeakable abuses" including torture and abysmal jail conditions, Human Rights Watch says.
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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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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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Bomb threat forces EgyptAir jet to land

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 9:35
related countries: China China, Egypt Egypt
related places: Beijing, Cairo

An EgyptAir jet forced to land in Uzbekistan due to a hoax bomb threat is cleared to resume its journey from Cairo to Beijing, Egyptian officials say.
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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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Confession frees Uzbek activist

Tuesday, May 8th 2007, 22:26

A court in Uzbekistan suspends the seven-year jail sentence given last week to an Uzbek rights worker.
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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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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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EU renews Uzbek sanctions

Monday, November 13th 2006, 11:34

EU ministers renew an arms and travel ban on President Karimov's Uzbekistan over the 2005 Andijan massacre.
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