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Kyrgyzstan's Village Of Mosques.

The village of Sary-Mogol boasts has gone through a boom in mosque building, but basic amenities like water and electricity remain in short supply.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Three countries to get Azersky satellite imagery.

Azerbaijan's satellite operator Azercosmos Company has announced launch of Azersky User Group Project in Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Moldova.

- AzerNews - AZ

Science and International Development Policy.

On the surface, the village at the foot of the Tian Shan Mountains looks similar to its neighbors. Men stand near the canal wearing traditional kalpak hats, children play in the river, and women bake naan, the round flaky Kyrgyz bread.

- AzerNews - AZ

Expect players to work hard in preparatory Camp: Constantine.

New Delhi, May 24 Ahead of the Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan, India football team coach Stephen Constantine stressed on the importance of the ongoing preparatory camp in Mumbai. Constantine said he is expecting the players to do the hard work in the camp which will enhance their overall ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan agreed on electricity transit.

Uzbekistan will provide its energy networks for the transit of Turkmen electricity to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

- AzerNews - AZ

Raging Rivers Threaten Kyrgyz Villagers.

In eastern Kyrgyzstan, runoff from the melting snows of winter can cause havoc in the valleys in the spring. Villagers, along with their livestock, risk their lives to cross once calm rivers.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Baku 2017: Azerbaijani wrestler defeats Kyrgyz athlete.

- Today.Az - AZ

Baku 2017: Azerbaijani wrestler defeats Kyrgyz athlete.

Azerbaijani athlete Sabira Aliyeva defeated Kyrgyz athlete Aiperi Medet Kyzy in the freestyle wrestling competitions as part of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku May 21.

- AzerNews - AZ

Delegations of Kyrgyzstan, Cameron and Togo arrive for Riyadh summits.

Delegations of Kyrgyzstan, Cameron and Togo arrive for Riyadh summits...

- MENAFN - JO

Azerbaijan's Muslimov in freestyle wrestling finals of Baku 2017.

Azerbaijan's freestyle wrestler Murtazali Raxmatulla Muslimov has defeated Kyrgyzstan's Ruslan Sadybakasov in the semifinals of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.

- AzerNews - AZ

Top Kyrgyz Party Nominates Prime Minister for Presidential Run.

The ruling Social Democratic Party has named current PM Sooronbay Jeenbekov as its nominee.

- The Diplomat - US

Kyrgyzstan: Ruling Party Nominates Presidential Candidate

Kyrgyzstan's ruling Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan has picked incumbent prime minister Sooronbai Jeenbekov as its nominee for the presidency, Kyrgyz media has reported, ending speculation that incumbent leader Almazbek Atambayev intends to extend his time in office. Jeenbekov, an Atambayev loyalist from the southern ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Kazakhstan to issue funds to Kyrgyzstan for integration into EurAsEC

- Today.Az - AZ

Kyrgyzstan: Hapless Authorities Defeated by Lawless Traffic

Copyright show: No Erbol and Alimbek, a pair of third-graders and lifelong friends, were on their way home from school when a speeding BMW plowed into them.

- Economic Policy Institute - US

Another Azerbaijani wrestler in semifinals of Baku 2017

Azerbaijan's Greco-Roman wrestler Rafig Huseynov has defeated Kyrgyzstan's Atabek Azisbekov in the quarterfinals of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.

- AzerNews - AZ

Tajikistan: Travel Ban on Rights Lawyer

Expand Fayzinisso Vohidova.  © TajInfo – Tajik border guards on the Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border on May 14, 2017, prevented a prominent human rights lawyer from leaving the country, Human Rights Watch and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee said today. Tajik authorities should immediately rescind the ban on Fayzinisso ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

The ICRC in Kyrgyzstan: Facts and figures, January – April 2017

Article | During January, February, March and April 2017, the ICRC delegation in Kyrgyzstan continued assisting victims of violence, visiting detainees and providing improved access to basic health care.

- ICRC - INT

Kyrgyzstan: President Targets Critics

Expand Cholpon Djakupova.  © 2017 Private – The Prosecutor General's Office in Kyrgyzstan has brought an unjustified lawsuit against a human rights defender, a news outlet, and two journalists, on behalf of President Almazbek Atambaev, Human Rights Watch said today.  The prosecutor general should drop the lawsuit ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Kyrgyzstan: President Calls on Prosecutor to Withdraw RFE/RL Lawsuit

In a partial change of heart, Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambayev has advised his top prosecutor to withdraw a libel lawsuit against RFE/RL's Kyrgyz service, Radio Azattyk. Atambayev issued his instructions on May 12, six weeks after he met in Bishkek with the US-funded broadcaster's chief executive, Tom Kent. In the ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Kyrgyzstan: President Targets Critics

– The Prosecutor General's Office in Kyrgyzstan has brought an unjustified lawsuit against a human rights defender, a news outlet, and two journalists, on behalf of President Almazbek Atambaev, Human Rights Watch said today.  The prosecutor general should drop the lawsuit against Cholpon Djakupova, the rights defender, ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Kyrgyzstan: New Domestic Violence Law

Expand Young women in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. Nearly one-third of women in Kyrgyzstan experience abuse by a spouse or partner.  © 2015 Hillary Margolis / Human Rights Watch President Almazbek Atambayev of Kyrgyzstan took an important step toward curbing violence against women when he signed a new domestic violence law and ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Kyrgyzstan: President Bashes Russian Migrant-Phobia

Russian politicians are sowing hatred for the people of Kyrgyzstan. Not the words of a minority rights activist, but those of devoted Kremlin ally and president of Kyrgyzstan, President Almazbek Atamabayev. With deep regret we see that in recent years in Russia, we hear ever louder voices inciting xenophobia and enmity ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Lawyer Says Suits Against Media Organizations in Kyrgyzstan Suspended

A lawyer has asked the Constitutional Chamber to examine the constitutionality of recent libel cases against media.

- The Diplomat - US

Kyrgyzstan: Lawyer Fights to Dub Libel Suits Unconstitutional

A lawyer in Kyrgyzstan is mounting a legal appeal with the Constitutional Chamber that she hopes could quash punitive libel lawsuits recently filed on behalf of President Almazbek Atambayev. Klara Sooronkulova has argued that a law regulating the activities of the presidential office have been abused to persecute ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Kyrgyzstan: Russia Cancels Debts, But Credit Pile Remains High

Kyrgyzstan has for some time been barreling toward a sovereign debt crunch, but lucky for it, Russia has just wiped $240 million off the slate. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on May 3 approved a decree cancelling historic debts worth that amount. The money in question stems from a loan issued in February 2009. ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Kyrgyzstan: Human rights defenders, independent media targeted in defamation case

Press ReleasesKyrgyzstan: Human rights defenders, independent media targeted in defamation case May 2, 2017Freedom House issued the following statement in response to defamation charges filed by the Prosecutor General of the Kyrgyz Republic against human rights defender Cholpon Dzhakupova and two independent media outlets.

- Freedom House - US

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