While [Kyrgyzstan] boasts a very active and engaged civil society, Askarov’s imprisonment, and the government’s abject failure to act on the UN Human Rights Committee’s decision in his case [...] should give EU officials considerable pause.
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"Taking and running away" custom mostly older men taking underage brides by force in central Asian nation, despite being outlawed.
Polls ahead of the election had been predicting no overall winner, but Kyrgyzstan looks to have chosen its next president.
With nearly 97 percent
Observers are predicting a close run-off between two pro-Russian candidates, one of whom is backed by the outgoing leader.
At least 24 people including nine children were feared dead after a devastating landslide swept through a village in southern Kyrgyzstan early on Saturday, officials…
Omurbek Tekebayev, who had been touted as a contender for the upcoming presidential elections, is accused of taking $1 million in bribes.
Euronews correspondent Natasha Richardson sat down the president of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambyev, to talk about his country’s economic ambitions and the fight against…
Flags are at half-mast in Kyrgyzstan in memory of those killed when a cargo plane crashed earlier in the week.
A Turkish cargo plane crashed on Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens of people both on the ground and on the plane, the Emergency Situations Minist
Dozens dead in Kyrgyzstan village in Turkish cargo plane crash
At least 37 people die after a Turkish cargo plane crashes into a village in Kyrgyzstan.
A Turkish cargo jet has crashed near Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport killing at least 16 people.
Kyrgyzstan has voted overwhelmingly in favour of constitutional changes boosting the power of the prime minister.
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Cholpon-Ata, a city in the heart of the Kyrgyz Republic, is host to the Second World Nomad Games, with athletes from over forty countries.
Athletes from 40 countries have gathered for the World Nomad Games in Kyrgzstan to compete in 23 different sports, including horse racing, archery, Er enish (horseback wrestling), Jereed (equestrian j
China’s embassy in Kyrgyzstan was attacked on Tuesday by a suspected suicide bomber whose car rammed the gates of the compound and then exploded, according to…
Kyrgyzstan has cancelled a cooperation agreement with the United States after the US awarded a human rights prize to Azimzhan Askarov, an activist
Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev has been on an extended tour of Europe meeting major European Union leaders. He plans to go to Moscow soon to
In another step in the exit from Afghanistan, the US has handed back its only Central Asian airbase to the government of Kyrgyzstan.
Fifty couples took part in a colourful mass wedding ceremony in Kyrgyzstan’s capital Bishkek. The couples were selected by the Kyrgyz Ministry of
Authorities in Kyrgyzstan fear an outbreak of bubonic plague after a 15-year-old died last Thursday from the disease.
It is still unclear how the
Kyrgyzstan has reaffirmed plans to close the US air base that supports military operations in nearby Afghanistan.
The United States pays 46 million
There have been violent protests in Kyrgyzstan over the government’s refusal to nationalise a gold-mining venture with a Canadian company.
More than 1,300 prisoners are said to have sewn their lips together with nearly 7,000 on hunger strike. Shock images of the protest have come from