Acting president will become the real thing after obliterating the competition in a poll that fell short of international standards, observers say.
UN cultural agency adds 16 cultural practices to its Intangible Heritage List.
Four candidates are running for president of Uzbekistan in Sunday’s election, although it may be hard for voters to tell them apart.
Freedom House Internet freedom report shows that internet freedom continues to decline, while digital activism grows throughout the world.
Human right activists strongly oppose the draft legislation, seen as condoning the use of forced labor for harvesting cotton.
Washington is appealing for amnesty for man whom rights groups call one of the Central Asian nation’s longest-serving political prisoners.
The acting president’s pardon proposal might be intended as a popularity boost ahead of presidential elections in December.
Multinational probe strengthens allegations of gargantuan bribes to the disgraced daughter of late leader Karimov.
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