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April 2, 2018
Melody Townsel, working on a USAID project in Kyrgyzstan, became the object of Bolton's wrath in 1994. ... To bolster the case for war, Bolton pushed Bush to include in his State of the Union address the false statement that Iraq was seeking uranium from Niger, over the objection of the State Department.
The Express Tribune
March 31, 2018
Some 40 years or so later when the US and China are locked in a raging trade war, the two countries find themselves traversing the same bridge at the ... However, unlike in 2011, the US no longer has an airbase in Kyrgyzstan, which had been the main transit point for American military personnel andÃâÃÂ ...
March 23, 2018
In Kyrgyzstan, the Local Heroes of the Civil War are Again Being Recalled,” Abdumomun Mamaraimov says that scholars in that republic are beginning to prepare papers and host conferences on a group that in the past Moscow invariably denounced as reactionary (fergananews.com/articles/9865).
March 16, 2018
A review of this year's statement (with special attention to Central Asia, because that's our beat here at Crossroad Asia), reveals ongoing concerns about the influence of Russia and China and Central Asia's advantageous positioning as a partner in the war in Afghanistan, which once again has becomeÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
Four Central Asian states – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan – have argued over their water resources since the collapse of the Soviet Union. At times these disputes have seemed to threaten war. The forthcoming presidential summit in Astana can help banish that spectre. On 15-16ÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
Tavil-Dara was a Tajik opposition stronghold during the civil war, and in May 1999 it was the base of an Uzbek national who had joined the IPRT forces during the war. His name was Jumaboy Khojiev, better known by his nom de guerre, Juma Namangani. The shoot-out occurred when some members ofÃâÃÂ ...
Times of Central Asia
March 6, 2018
BISHKEK (TCA) — Russia has not decided yet whether it needs another military base in Kyrgyzstan, President Sooronbai Jeenbekov said on March 6. ... officials in Russia and Central Asian countries have warned of growing security threats in the region that mainly originate from war-torn Afghanistan.
March 6, 2018
The commission has reportedly come close to establishing a free trade agreement between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union, which consists of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia. Moscow and Tehran cooperated closely to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in overcomingÃâÃÂ ...
Global Village space (blog)
March 3, 2018
Afterwards, Ghani offered a pact to recognize the insurgents as a legitimate party in negotiations in order to end 16 years war and also pointed out to do ... August 30, 2016, a suicide bomber pushed the gates of the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, killing himself and wounding three other people.
March 2, 2018
Kyrgyzstan's Dmitry Bivol and Cuba's Sullivan Barrera also made weight Friday for their light heavyweight title fight Saturday night. The 27-year-old Bivol (12-0, 10 KOs) officially weighed 174.4 pounds. The 36-year-old Barrera (21-1, 14 KOs), the mandatory challenger for Bivol's WBA title, weighed 173.6ÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Uzbekistan would involve itself in the then-raging Tajikistani Civil War, which eventually stalemated in 1997. Relations then collapsed over the sticking point of land ownership along the almost 1,000-mile border between the two nations. Uzbekistan lined much of theÃâÃÂ ...
February 15, 2018
Laurent Danielou's Loco Films is partnering with veteran Russian filmmaker Pavel Lungin on “Leaving Afghanistan,” a film about the Soviet-Afghan war, which will mark the biggest-budgeted Russian production slated for 2018. Budgeted at $15 million, the film wrapped shooting in October in Berlin. Due toÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
Sooronbay Jeenbekov, president of Kyrgyzstan, has announced war on corruption after a survey showed the overwhelming majority of Kyrgyz believe corruption is a problem. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons). Sooronbay Jeenbekov was addressing a meeting of the country's Security Council on February 8ÃâÃÂ ...
The Real Deal Magazine
February 2, 2018
In Kyrgyzstan. The war was over. We took a train to Poland, where there were riots against Jews. Ultimately, we went to a displaced-persons camp in Germany. Then we went to Israel in 1948, beginning of 1949. I lived there 13 years. I came here when I was 15 and a half. How did your parents survive theÃâÃÂ ...
December 14, 2017
Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan made a major breakthrough by resolving most of the issues related to a decades-long border dispute earlier this year. Now comes the hard part: hammering out the last and most contentious points by year's end. Just over 200 kilometers of unresolved border stands in the way ofÃâÃÂ ...
The Straits Times
December 31, 1999
Two threats to world peace - New Cold War and tribalism: Korea Herald columnist ... Consequently, humanity suffers from the new Cold War, as well as tribalism and religious conflicts simultaneously. ... The membership also includes Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan.
Mehr News Agency
December 31, 1999
World peace not only does protect man from the shadow of war and its irreparable and heartbreaking aftermath, but allows him to recognize his rights. ... by a few countries across the world: Afghanistan, Albania, Azerbaijan, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,ÃâÃÂ ...
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