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Samarkand's Shakhi Zinda memorial complex is a stunning collection of ancient tombs
The paper made here was considered to be among the finest in the world
Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Uzbekistan for his first visit since the death of longtime 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.
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
Uzbekistan is preparing to bury President Islam Karimov following his death at the age of 78 this week.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his condolences following the death of Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov.
Uzbekistan’s government confirmed that President Islam Karimov has died and will be buried in Samarkand on September 3.
Islam Karimov was born on January 30 1938 in Samarkand and has run the central Asian country for more than a quarter-century.
While diplomatic sources have indicated that Uzbekistan’s longstanding president, Islam Karimov has died, Uzbek officials are yet to confirm the news.
Diplomatic sources have said Uzbekistan’s president Islam Karimov has died following a stroke, though Uzbek officials have only said he is in a critical…
Once a place of Islamic learning, this magestic madrassah in Samarkand dates back to the 1600s
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…
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
Pro-Armenian forces and the Azeri authorities have announced a ceasefire in the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region, four days after intense fighting
Armed forces in Nagorno-Karabakh are implementing a ceasefire, pro-Armenian military leaders in the breakaway region have announced. “We have been
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
In the last of our Postcards from Uzbekistan we visit the city of Shakhrisabz and the remains of the famous Ak-Saray Palace
When you arrive in Shakhrisabz in Uzbekistan’s southern Kashka-Darya region you understand immediately how important this place once was and why the
Our Postcard this week comes to you from the east of Uzbekistan, with a visit to a famous centre of ceramic production
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
Our Postcard this week is from eastern Uzbekistan and the silk fabrics made in the city of 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
In this episode of Postcards we continue to explore the ancient city of Khiva in Uzbekistan
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
This week our Postcard comes to you from the west of Uzbekistan and the ancient city of Khiva
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
We begin our new series of Postcards from the ancient city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan