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Putin offers support and comfort in Samarkand

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Uzbekistan for his first visit since the death of longtime President Islam Karimov.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Uzbekistan for his first visit since the death of longtime President Islam Karimov.

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Uzbekistan buries veteran president Islam Karimov

Uzbekistan’s veteran President Islam Karimov has been buried in the city of Samarkand following his death earlier this week at the age of 78.

Uzbekistan’s veteran President Islam Karimov has been buried in the city of Samarkand following his death earlier this week at the age of 78.

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President Karimov's motorcade

Thousands of Uzbek’s lined Tashkent’s main thoroughfare at dawn on Saturday to watch President Islam Karimov’s funeral cortege make its way through

Thousands of Uzbek’s lined Tashkent’s main thoroughfare at dawn on Saturday to watch President Islam Karimov’s funeral cortege make its way through

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Uzbek government confirms President Karimov has died

Uzbekistan’s government confirmed that President Islam Karimov has died and will be buried in Samarkand on September 3.

Uzbekistan’s government confirmed that President Islam Karimov has died and will be buried in Samarkand on September 3.

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Uzbekistan faces future without President Karimov in power

Islam Karimov was born on January 30 1938 in Samarkand and has run the central Asian country for more than a quarter-century.

Islam Karimov was born on January 30 1938 in Samarkand and has run the central Asian country for more than a quarter-century.

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Dead or alive: confusion over Uzbek President Islam Karimov's condition

While diplomatic sources have indicated that Uzbekistan’s longstanding president, Islam Karimov has died, Uzbek officials are yet to confirm the news.

While diplomatic sources have indicated that Uzbekistan’s longstanding president, Islam Karimov has died, Uzbek officials are yet to confirm the news.

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What next for Uzbekistan? President Karimov stable, but in intensive care

Uzbek President Islam Karimov’s daughter has confirmed he is in a stable condition, but remains in intensive care, after suffering a brain haemorrhage on…

Uzbek President Islam Karimov’s daughter has confirmed he is in a stable condition, but remains in intensive care, after suffering a brain haemorrhage on…

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Uzbek President Islam Karimov in hospital

Uzbekistan’s president Islam Karimov has been taken to hospital, prompting rumours that he is seriously ill.

Uzbekistan’s president Islam Karimov has been taken to hospital, prompting rumours that he is seriously ill.

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Nagase and Schlesinger strike gold in Baku

Pedro Lasuén, euronews: “The second day of the Baku Grand Slam was spectacular, emotional and full of surprises… judo at its best! Let’s start with a

Pedro Lasuén, euronews: “The second day of the Baku Grand Slam was spectacular, emotional and full of surprises… judo at its best! Let’s start with a

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Nagorno-Karabakh: halt in hostilities announced

Armed forces in Nagorno-Karabakh are implementing a ceasefire, pro-Armenian military leaders in the breakaway region have announced. “We have been

Armed forces in Nagorno-Karabakh are implementing a ceasefire, pro-Armenian military leaders in the breakaway region have announced. “We have been

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Murray needs new ball after blowing up at umpire

Andy Murray advances in Miami despite a break point strop with the umpire over a womens’ ball that mistakenly got in the mix. Murray lost that game

Andy Murray advances in Miami despite a break point strop with the umpire over a womens’ ball that mistakenly got in the mix. Murray lost that game

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Shakhrisabz: preserving the legacy of ancient ruler Temur

When you arrive in Shakhrisabz in Uzbekistan’s southern Kashka-Darya region you understand immediately how important this place once was and why the

When you arrive in Shakhrisabz in Uzbekistan’s southern Kashka-Darya region you understand immediately how important this place once was and why the

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Inside a ceramic master's workshop

Rishtan, a small town in the south of Uzbekistan’s Fergana Valley, is described as one of Central Asia’s most significant centres of ceramic

Rishtan, a small town in the south of Uzbekistan’s Fergana Valley, is described as one of Central Asia’s most significant centres of ceramic

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Ancient silk techniques kept alive in Margilan

Visitors to Uzbekistan rave about the marvelous blue domes, minarets and ancient fortresses, but there is also plenty to see in terms of arts and

Visitors to Uzbekistan rave about the marvelous blue domes, minarets and ancient fortresses, but there is also plenty to see in terms of arts and

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A peek inside a Khiva palace, a labyrinth of rooms and courtyards

As part of our visit to Khiva in Uzbekistan, Postcards took a look at one of the ancient city’s beautiful palaces, Tosh Hovli. It’s a labyrinth of

As part of our visit to Khiva in Uzbekistan, Postcards took a look at one of the ancient city’s beautiful palaces, Tosh Hovli. It’s a labyrinth of

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Khiva: the museum under the sky

It is known as ‘the museum under the sky’ and has become one of the major attractions for visitors to Uzbekistan. Khiva is an ancient city in the

It is known as ‘the museum under the sky’ and has become one of the major attractions for visitors to Uzbekistan. Khiva is an ancient city in the