Politics are popular in Kyrgyzstan where 83 people have tried to register to run for president.
Election officials now have to see who of those
For people living in the remote valleys of Kyrgyzstan’s mountain region, producing the traditional drink of fermented mare’s milk, ‘Kumis’, is often
Following the wave of violence in the country last year, Kyrgyzstan’s Interior Ministry has been training its security forces to be better prepared
Kyrgyzstan President Roza Otunbayeva has played a key role in two revolutions.
The first was ridding the country of its then leader, President
Kyrgyzstan has a new democratically elected parliament after Sunday’s landmark election.
It brings an end to the autocratic rule which has
Kyrgyzstan looks set to produce a coalition government despite nationalists narrowly coming out ahead of four other parties in Sunday’s
Voting has ended in Kyrgyzstan in elections designed to create Central Asia’s first parliamentary democracy.
Until April the country was, like its
Kyrgyzstan is holding elections today aimed at creating Central Asia’s only parliamentary democracy.
But deep political and ethnic divisions remain
Security is tight in Kyrgyzstan today as the country votes in an election that interim leaders hope will unite the country – but opponents fear could
Kyrgyzstan goes to the polls on Sunday in elections that many hope will transform the country into the most stable parliamentary democracy in
Kyrgyzstan goes to the polls this Sunday in an election that will create Central Asia’s first parliamentary democracy.
An interim government has
Kyrgyzstan holds an election on Sunday that its leaders hope will unite the country – but which opponents fear could trigger violence and more
There have been more signs of dissent in Kyrgyzstan’s troubled south, against the former Soviet Republic’s interim government.
“We want our mayor
Kyrgyzstan government forces have been accused of helping civilian mobs attack Uzbeks during June’s ethnic bloodshed.
The organisation Human
Kyrgyz security forces stopped several busloads of supporters of regional leader Urmat Baryktabasov on the outskirts of the capital Bishkek.
Police and protestors have clashed yet again in Kyrgyzstan in the latest round of unrest to hit the Central Asian state.
The violence comes as
Kyrgyzstan, April 2010. After the widespread rioting in the capital Bishkek and the ousting of president Bakiev, the situation in this Central Asian
Rosa Otunbayeva has been sworn in as the new caretaker president of Kyrgystan.
The country’s former ambassador to the UK took interim control in
Russia has poured scorn on the outcome of Kyrgyzstan’s vote to create Central Asia’s first parliamentary democracy.
With almost all ballots counted
For Kyrgyzstan’s interim leader, it is mission accomplished.
Voters have backed a constitutional change that Roza Otunbayeva believes will put the
Interim leader Rosa Otunbayeva says Kyrgyzstan has adopted a new constitution establishing a parliamentary democracy, in a referendum that saw a
Kyrgyzstan’s interim leader has voted in a referendum on the country’s constitution.
Security was tight, when Roza Otunbayeva cast her ballot in
Polls have opened in Kyrgyzstan for a referendum on the country’s constitution. A yes outcome would devolve power from the president to the prime
The streets are quiet in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgystan. But heavy security surrounds preparations for a landmark referendum on a new
Kyrgyz soldiers have been voting early ahead of a referendum that could see the country become the first parliamentary democracy in the region.
Tensions remain high in Kyrgyzstan’s ethnically-divided south where angry protesters have given the country’s interim leader a stormy