Uzbekistan

16 September 2016
Uzbek Jews Face Uncertain Future
Life under late ruler Karimov was tightly controlled, but stable and largely free of ethnic conflict, local Jews say.
 
15 September 2016
Telia Facing $1.4 Billion Fine Over Crooked Uzbek Deals

Multinational probe strengthens allegations of gargantuan bribes to the disgraced daughter of late leader Karimov.

 
9 September 2016
Uzbek Prime Minister Named Interim President Premium

Given the country’s electoral history, hardliner Mirziyaev seems a lock for the job, dampening the likelihood of change.

 
Karimov funeral
6 September 2016
Putin Lays Flowers on Karimov’s Grave Premium

On way home from G20 summit, Russian leader meets with Uzbek premier, seen as most likely to succeed the long-serving autocrat.

 
2 September 2016
Uzbek President Islam Karimov Reported Dead Premium

The Uzbek President's absence at independence day celebrations had led some to believe that the strongman's days were numbered.

 
29 August 2016
Uzbek President Karimov Suffers Stroke Premium

Police, troops guarding Tashkent hospital where the country’s only post-independence leader is being treated.

 
3 August 2016
Central Asia Stepping Up E-Surveillance, Reports Claim Premium

Western security firm refuses to confirm it sold Uzbekistan spyware able to monitor phone calls and e-mails.

 
3 August 2016
Once Again, Forced Laborers Work in Uzbek Cotton Fields Premium

The much-criticized practice is slowing dwindling under the constant glare of publicity, but estimates put the number of annual workers at from 500,000 to 1 million.

 
24 March 2016
Troops Deployed Near Disputed Ferghana Valley Mountain Premium

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

 
19 February 2016
VimpelCom Agrees Huge Payout to Settle Uzbek Bribery Claims Premium

U.S. and Dutch allegations center on companies linked to Gulnara Karimova, eldest daughter of Uzbekistan’s president.

 

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