Reports say fire services were delayed in arriving at the scene and took two hours to bring the blaze under control.
Sadyr Zhaparov is declared prime minister after authorities announce a state of emergency and a nightly curfew following a week of unrest in Kyrgyzstan's capital
Critics say the new law ends freedoms that were guaranteed for half a century when British rule ended in 1997.
A rare "ring of fire" eclipse appeared on the Northern Hemisphere's longest day and wowed skywatchers across the world from Africa to China
Some described it as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' event.
Europeans, Iran to cross swords at nuclear talks
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the second day of the alliance's 70th-anniversary summit would focus on burden-sharing and the rise of China after a tense opening.
No phones, scripted tweets - How Trump's Afghanistan trip was kept under wraps
Facebook issues first correction notice at Singapore's request
France is said to be seriously considering enacting a mechanism in the 2015 nuclear treaty with Iran, which would lead to UN sanctions.
The tiny basement restaurant that hosted U.S. President Barack Obama and featured in the documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" is not included in this year's Michelin guide to Tokyo because it no longer accepts reservations from the general public.
A German tourist has died and his Agentinian companion injured after triggering a suspected landmine during a hike in northern Myanmar.
Italy grants access to Spanish migrant rescue ship and will allow dozens of African migrants to disembark.
Pope voices concern over future energy as he comforts victims of Fukushima disaster