- Tornado rips through China resort and turns sky pitch black
Apocalyptic footage shows the twister swallowing the scenic spot in China's northern region Inner Mongolia, turning skies pitch black and tearing apart structures on Sunday afternoon.
Daily Mail. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:25:10 GMT.
- Kyrgyzstan Detains Uzbek Journalist At Tashkent's Request
Kyrgyzstan has detained well-known Uzbek journalist Bobomurod Abdullaev at Tashkent's request.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 12:12:35 +0000.
- No Coronavirus Postponement And No Front-Runners So Far In Kyrgyz Elections
Kyrgyzstan is readying for parliamentary elections in October that the pandemic and a sweeping reorganization of its political parties ensure will be very different from any of its previous votes.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:08:52 +0000.
- Ukrainian police arrest man with explosives at Kyiv bank
The man was identified as Sukhrob Karimov, a 32-year-old citizen of the Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 03 Aug 2020 13:52:45 GMT.
- Uzbekistan begins upgrading its T-64 MBTs
The Uzbek army has begun upgrading its fleet of T-64 main battle tanks (MBTs) to the T-64MV standard following a series of successful user trials, the State Committee ...
Janes 360. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:36:48 Z.
- Volunteers came to the rescue as virus raged in Kyrgyzstan
MOSCOW (AP) - When his mother began deteriorating from the coronavirus two weeks ago, Bektour Iskender knew that hospitals in Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek, were full. So he turned to Twitter for advice. ...
Daria Litvinova. Washington Times. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 02:59:20 -0400.
- Kyrgyzstan Azimzhan Askarov
The human rights advocate, who was serving a life sentence on charges related to 2010 ethnic violence widely criticized as trumped-up, died in a prison clinic.
The Associated Press. New York Times. Mon, 27 Jul 2020 20:45:23 +0000.
- OSCE Agency Expresses Regret Over Death of Kyrgyz Human Rights Defender
Azimjan Askarov had documented police abuse and brutality in Kyrgyzstan for many years.
Voice of America. Sun, 26 Jul 2020 00:49:06 -0400.
- Cabinet of Ministers earmarks over $2 mln to help Kyrgyzstan fight COVID-19
The epidemiologic situation in Kyrgyzstan has escalated at the end of June
Tass. Fri, 24 Jul 2020 19:07:38 +0300.
- The Mongolian Rooney, the thief, and the fightback
A fake agent stole $6,000 from a teenager with ambitions to become a footballer - then he fought back.
BBC News. Sun, 19 Jul 2020 23:19:03 GMT.
- Plague squirrels spread 'Black Death' in Colorado and kill teenage boy in Mongolia
State's first cross-species transmission in five years comes as World Health Organisation 'carefully' watches outbreak in China
Justin Vallejo. The Independent. Fri, 17 Jul 2020 17:48:14 GMT.
- After Eating An Infected Marmot, A Mongolian Teenager Dies Of Bubonic Plague
Last week, health authorities in Inner Mongolia announced that they had uncovered a positive case of bubonic plague after a farmer was hospitalized.
By Tommy Beer, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Wed, 15 Jul 2020 12:40:23 -0400.
The nations of Central Asia include Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Mongolia,
as well as Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. For more news and official
information about these nations, visit the national government websites
The Republic of Kazakhstan's
capital city is Astana, and its national currency is the Tenge.
The primary language of Kazakhstan is Kazakh, and in 2007, the
nation's estimated population was 15,285,000.
The Kyrgyz Republic's
capital city is Bishkek, and its national currency is the Som.
The primary languages of Kyrgyzstan are Kyrgyz and Russian, and the
country's estimated population in 2007 was 5,284,000.
Mongolia's capital city
is Ulaanbaatar, and its currency is the Tugrug. Khalka Mongolian
is the primary language of Mongolia, and in 2007, Mongolia's population
was estimated at 2,952,000.
The Republic of Tajikistan's capital city
is Dushanbe, and its official currency is the Somoni. Tajik, Uzbek,
and Russian are commonly used languages in Tajikistan, and in 2007,
the estimated population of Tajikistan was 7,077,000.
Turkmenistan's capital city
is Ashgabat, and its national currency is the Manat. The primary
languages of Turkmenistan are Turkmen, Russian, and Uzbek, and its
estimated 2007 population was 5,097,000.
The Republic of Uzbekistan's
capital city is Tashkent, and its currency is the Sum. The primary
language of Uzbekistan is Uzbek, and its estimated population in 2007