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Kyrgyzstan turns to EU for advice on democracy

The president of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambayev, has held talks with senior EU officials in Brussels. Atambayev was in the Belgian capital to sign

The president of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambayev, has held talks with senior EU officials in Brussels. Atambayev was in the Belgian capital to sign

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Vocational training: learning as you go

Vocational training gives young people across the world the chance to learn skills and get professional qualifications. Kyrgyzstan: the job

Vocational training gives young people across the world the chance to learn skills and get professional qualifications. Kyrgyzstan: the job

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Kyrgyz PM poised to become president

He is seen as the flag-bearer of reforms in Kyrgyzstan. And now Almazbek Atambayev, prime minister of the strategically-important ex-Soviet republic

He is seen as the flag-bearer of reforms in Kyrgyzstan. And now Almazbek Atambayev, prime minister of the strategically-important ex-Soviet republic

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Anti-terror exercises in Kyrgyzstan

Following the wave of violence in the country last year, Kyrgyzstan’s Interior Ministry has been training its security forces to be better prepared

Following the wave of violence in the country last year, Kyrgyzstan’s Interior Ministry has been training its security forces to be better prepared

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Fears grow over Kyrgystan conflict

Soldiers in tanks are patrolling the streets of Osh in southern Kyrgystan. At least 170 people have been killed since the worst violence between

Soldiers in tanks are patrolling the streets of Osh in southern Kyrgystan. At least 170 people have been killed since the worst violence between

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Kyrgyz government accuses ousted president

With deadly violence gripping Kyrgyzstan, its interim government has been quick to place the blame at the door of ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev

With deadly violence gripping Kyrgyzstan, its interim government has been quick to place the blame at the door of ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev

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170 killed in Kyrgyzstan interethnic violence

The UN has called on Kyrgyzstan’s interim government to prevent deadly unrest spreading across central Asia as international concern mounts over the

The UN has called on Kyrgyzstan’s interim government to prevent deadly unrest spreading across central Asia as international concern mounts over the

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Moscow considers humanitarian aid for Kyrgystan

Smoke is rising over Osh – evidence, so ethnic Uzbeks say, that they are being burned out of their homes. The worst ethnic clashes for two decades

Smoke is rising over Osh – evidence, so ethnic Uzbeks say, that they are being burned out of their homes. The worst ethnic clashes for two decades

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Civilians flee Kyrgyzstan violence

Civilians in southern Kyrgyzstan are fleeing their homes to the country’s worst ethnic violence in 20 years. Kyrgyz and ethnic Uzbeks have clashed

Civilians in southern Kyrgyzstan are fleeing their homes to the country’s worst ethnic violence in 20 years. Kyrgyz and ethnic Uzbeks have clashed

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Kyrgyzstan violence deepens

Violence has spread across southern Kyrgyzstan in the country’s worst ethnic rioting in 20 years. Officials say some 100 people have died in

Violence has spread across southern Kyrgyzstan in the country’s worst ethnic rioting in 20 years. Officials say some 100 people have died in

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No Russian troops for Kyrgyzstan

Russia has rejected an appeal from Kyrgyzstan for troops to help stop ethnic fighting in which at least 65 people have been killed and hundreds

Russia has rejected an appeal from Kyrgyzstan for troops to help stop ethnic fighting in which at least 65 people have been killed and hundreds

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Army and police patrol Kyrgyz capital

Security forces are in full control in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek for the first time since this week’s uprising. On previous nights, vigilante

Security forces are in full control in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek for the first time since this week’s uprising. On previous nights, vigilante

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Kyrgyzstan mourns uprising dead

Kyrgyzstan on Friday announced two national days of mourning for those that died in a violent uprising that ousted the government. People gathered

Kyrgyzstan on Friday announced two national days of mourning for those that died in a violent uprising that ousted the government. People gathered

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Rival claims over who rules Kyrgyzstan

Confusion and lawlessness are rife but Kyrgyzstan’s self-proclaimed new leadership is adamant that it is in full control. Opposition leader Roza

Confusion and lawlessness are rife but Kyrgyzstan’s self-proclaimed new leadership is adamant that it is in full control. Opposition leader Roza

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Relative calm in Kyrgyzstan after uprising

A relative calm has descended on Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek after the violent uprising that ousted the President and claimed at least 75

A relative calm has descended on Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek after the violent uprising that ousted the President and claimed at least 75

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Opposition leader claims Kyrgyzstan control

The Kyrgyzstan opposition party claims it has seized power in the impoverished Asian state after a violent uprising forced President Kurmanbek

The Kyrgyzstan opposition party claims it has seized power in the impoverished Asian state after a violent uprising forced President Kurmanbek

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Kazakh president says Kyrgyzstan failed to reform

The relative wealth of neighbouring Kazakhstan is striking compared to its poor neighbour. Its border with Kyrgyzstan was closed following the

The relative wealth of neighbouring Kazakhstan is striking compared to its poor neighbour. Its border with Kyrgyzstan was closed following the

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Kyrgyzstan: the day after

Residents of Bishkek walk across town and see the debris after protesters ransacked the government building following violent protests in the

Residents of Bishkek walk across town and see the debris after protesters ransacked the government building following violent protests in the

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Kyrgyzstan uprising

Kyrgyzstan’s opposition claims to have seized power and dissolved parliament. It comes in the wake of a bloody uprising which prompted President

Kyrgyzstan’s opposition claims to have seized power and dissolved parliament. It comes in the wake of a bloody uprising which prompted President

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New order in Bishkek after violent protests

Residents of Bishkek survey the debris after protesters ransacked the government building following violent protests in the Kyrgyzstan capital. The

Residents of Bishkek survey the debris after protesters ransacked the government building following violent protests in the Kyrgyzstan capital. The

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Opposition seizes power in Kyrgyzstan

A new day has begun in Kyrgyzstan after 24 hours of uproar which saw a regional demonstration mushroom into revolt in the capital, Bishkek, the

A new day has begun in Kyrgyzstan after 24 hours of uproar which saw a regional demonstration mushroom into revolt in the capital, Bishkek, the

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Violent overthrow of Kyrgyzstan government reported

Unconfirmed reports in Kyrgyzstan say the government has resigned and the president has fled the capital. Amid violent anti-government

Unconfirmed reports in Kyrgyzstan say the government has resigned and the president has fled the capital. Amid violent anti-government

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Crisis in Kyrgyzstan: violent protests

The crisis in Kyrgyzstan is escalating as the violence intensifies. A state of emergency has been declared amid intense clashes between protesters

The crisis in Kyrgyzstan is escalating as the violence intensifies. A state of emergency has been declared amid intense clashes between protesters

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Crisis in Kyrgyzstan: Protestors storm Kyrgyz parliament

The crisis in Kyrgyzstan is escalating as the violence intensifies. Some reports say demonstrators have taken over the parliament building in the

The crisis in Kyrgyzstan is escalating as the violence intensifies. Some reports say demonstrators have taken over the parliament building in the

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Crisis in Kyrgyzstan: violent protests in Bishkek

The crisis in Kyrgyzstan is escalating as the violence intensifies. A state of emergency has been declared amid intense clashes between protesters

The crisis in Kyrgyzstan is escalating as the violence intensifies. A state of emergency has been declared amid intense clashes between protesters

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Protests in Kyrgyzstan turn increasingly violent

There have been increasingly violent clashes between protesters and riot police in Bishkek, the capital of the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan

There have been increasingly violent clashes between protesters and riot police in Bishkek, the capital of the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan