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Uzbekistan election: acting president expected to win easily

Uzbekistan is holding its first presidential election since the death of Islam Karimov, the man who ruled the Central Asian country with an iron fist for 27…

Uzbekistan is holding its first presidential election since the death of Islam Karimov, the man who ruled the Central Asian country with an iron fist for 27…

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360° videos reveal secrets of Uzbek treasures

Join Seamus Kearney from the Euronews Postcards team as he takes us on a 360° tour of some of the main attractions in Uzbekistan. Get up close to

Join Seamus Kearney from the Euronews Postcards team as he takes us on a 360° tour of some of the main attractions in Uzbekistan. Get up close to

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A walk around a stunning khan's palace

The 360° camera is perfect for a tour of a palace that has multiple colourful rooms and courtyards. The Khudayar Khan Palace in the city of Kokand

The 360° camera is perfect for a tour of a palace that has multiple colourful rooms and courtyards. The Khudayar Khan Palace in the city of Kokand

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Uzbek city of Bukhara gets 360° treatment

A trip to Uzbekistan would not be the same without a visit to the beautiful city of Bukhara. This is where you can find the spectacular Poi-Kalyan

A trip to Uzbekistan would not be the same without a visit to the beautiful city of Bukhara. This is where you can find the spectacular Poi-Kalyan

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Up close with dancers and models in Bukhara

Visitors to Bukhara get the chance to visit stunning ancient monuments but also explore the city’s rich history and culture. Inside the Nodir

Visitors to Bukhara get the chance to visit stunning ancient monuments but also explore the city’s rich history and culture. Inside the Nodir

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Marvels of Khiva captured from all angles

The ancient city of Khiva in the west of Uzbekistan is a popular destination for tourists. Added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1990, the city

The ancient city of Khiva in the west of Uzbekistan is a popular destination for tourists. Added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1990, the city

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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.