The United Nations has launched a 57 million euro flash appeal for humanitarian aid for Kyrgyzstan, where as many as 400,000 people have been
As ethnic Uzbeks continue to seek refuge from strife-torn Kyrgyzstan, its interim leader says up to 2,000 people may have died since violence
It is a mission to try to ease tension in southern Kyrgyzstan. The country’s interim leader has flown into the city of Osh after deadly clashes
Complaints of rape and other brutal violence are emerging after the unrest in Osh. On one street alone, local people say more than 10 Uzbek women and
More evidence has emerged of the violence in Kyrgyzstan that has forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes.
In Osh the epicentre
Amateur video has rarely been so dramatic. Previously unseen pictures from last Saturday show the panic and confusion of thousands of people fleeing
An immense humanitarian crisis is how the Red Cross is describing the situation caused by the unrest in southern Kyrgyzstan.
Some aid has now
Amid an uneasy calm after days of ethnic slaughter, troops continue to patrol the streets of Kyrgyzstan’s southern city of Osh. Little remains in the
Aid has started arriving in the Kyrgyz city of Osh from organisations and private groups in the north of the country.
It is aimed at those who have
A fragile peace has descended on the southern Kyrgyz city of Osh, ravaged by days of ethnic slaughter.
For the time being, at least, troops seem
There are fears the bloodletting in Kyrgyzstan could turn into a full-blown humanitarian crisis.
Many ethnic Uzbeks trying to flee the violence
Hundreds of ethnic Uzbek refugees trying to flee the violence in Kyrgyzstan remain stranded at the border.
Neighbouring Uzbekistan, which closed
Ethnic Uzbek refugees flee the bloodshed in southern Kyrgyzstan. Clashes began last week in the southern city of Osh but later spread to nearby towns
Ethnic Uzbek refugees desperate to flee the bloodshed in southern Kyrgyzstan are being turned away at the border of neighbouring Uzbekistan.
Soldiers in tanks are patrolling the streets of Osh in southern Kyrgystan.
At least 170 people have been killed since the worst violence between
With deadly violence gripping Kyrgyzstan, its interim government has been quick to place the blame at the door of ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev
The UN has called on Kyrgyzstan’s interim government to prevent deadly unrest spreading across central Asia as international concern mounts over the
Troops enter the city of Osh om Kyrgyzstan after the State of Emergency was declared. Meanwhile, victims are being treated in hopsitals.
International concern is growing over the ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan as the country’s interim government and its army appear unable to maintain
They are scrambling for safety in their tens of thousands, fleeing the worst inter-ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan for the last 20 years. And
Ethnic fighting has killed scores of people, wounded almost a thousand and caused damages across towns in the southern regions of Osh and Jalalabad .
Smoke is rising over Osh – evidence, so ethnic Uzbeks say, that they are being burned out of their homes.
The worst ethnic clashes for two decades
Kyrgyzstan’s interim government said it has lost control of the country’s second-largest city Osh
Civilians in southern Kyrgyzstan are fleeing their homes to the country’s worst ethnic violence in 20 years.
Kyrgyz and ethnic Uzbeks have clashed
Violence has spread across southern Kyrgyzstan in the country’s worst ethnic rioting in 20 years.
Officials say some 100 people have died in
A third night of gun battles took the death toll to 80 in Kyrgyzstan’s worst ethnic violence in two decades.