Kyrgyzstan


17 August 2016
Startup Brings Internet to Remote Kyrgyz Villages

Only one in seven households in the Central Asian country has the internet, and far fewer have access to broadband service.

 
15 July 2016
German Leader Meets Kyrgyzstan’s Singing President Premium

Islamic extremism and bilateral ties top the agenda as President Almazbek Atambaev meets his most important European partner.

 
12 July 2016
Activist in Kyrgyzstan Will be Retried Premium

Azimjan Askarov was among the ethnic Uzbeks sent to prison for allegedly fomenting fierce ethnic clashes in 2010.

 
29 June 2016
Kyrgyz-Kazakh Border on Alert After Anthrax Outbreak Premium

Kyrgyzstan asks Eurasian Union to help stop infected meat from crossing its border.

 
7 June 2016
Legal Conflict Escalates over Kyrgyz Gold Mine Premium

The Kyrgyz government has launched a criminal investigation of the Canadian company that owns the Kumtor mine.

 
13 May 2016
Controversial NGO Bill Dies in Kyrgyz Parliament Premium
Some analysts see rejection of bill modeled on Russia’s 'foreign agent law' as another sign of cooling relations with Moscow.
 
11 May 2016
Kyrgyz Leader Slams Russian Skinheads for Brutal Attack Premium

Trend of attacks and killings by nationalists continues, rights groups say.

 
13 April 2016
Worried Kyrgyz NGOs Await Voting on “Foreign Agent” Bill Premium

Activists protest against a proposed Kremlin-style bill that would impose the "foreign agent” label and restrict foreign funding.

 
24 March 2016
Troops Deployed Near Disputed Ferghana Valley Mountain Premium

Kyrgyz opposition groups protest perceived official inaction to settle long-running border disputes.

 
2 February 2016
Iran Potential Economic Lifeline for Struggling Central Asia Premium

The region badly needs new investment as Russian money flees. Yet significant cooperation with Iran is years away.

 

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