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Court orders Uzbek terror suspect detained until trial.

DENVER — An appellate court has reversed a judge's decision to release a man detained for 5½ years for allegedly providing material support to an Uzbek terror organization.

- Billings Gazette - US

Court orders Uzbek terror suspect detained until trial.

An appellate court has reversed a judge's decision to release a man detained for 5½ years for allegedly providing material support to an Uzbek terror organization.

- FOX News - US

IMF ready to support Uzbekistan in economy reforming.

The International Monetary Fund is ready to provide support to Uzbekistan in reforming its economy, the IMF said in a message after the visit of its mission led by Mr. Albert Jaeger to Tashkent July 17–24.

- AzerNews - AZ

IMF ready to support Uzbekistan in economy reforming.

- Today.Az - AZ

Uzbekistan shakes up media scene with new 24-hour news channel.

Uzbekistan on Monday launched its first ever 24-hour news channel in a move seen as the latest sign of a thaw in the reclusive nation since Shavkat Mirziyoyev became president last year.Mirziyoyev, who...

- Expatica - NL

Uzbekistan Launches 24-Hour News Channel.

Uzbekistan has launched a 24-hour television news channel that officials say marks a step away from isolation for the Central Asian country.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Uzbek president discusses cooperation with Central Asia neighbors.

Uzbek president discusses cooperation with Central Asia neighbors...

- MENAFN - JO

Uzbek president discusses cooperation with Central Asia neighbors.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held phone talks with his counterparts from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan, the presidential press-services of these countries said July 24.

- AzerNews - AZ

Turkish, Egyptian FMs discuss Al-Aqsa crisis on phone.

, July 23 : The Turkish and Egyptian foreign ministers spoke on the phone on Sunday to solve a crisis in Jerusalem over new security measures put in place at one of its most important holy sites Al-Aqsa Mosque by the Israel Government after a bloody weekend.Mevlut Cavusoglu and Sameh Shoukry discussed the latest ...

- Sify - IN

Afghan forces not to let militants cross Uzbek border: Atmar.

By Pajhwok on 23 July 2017 KABUL : National Security Adviser Hanif Atmar has assured Uzbekistan that the Afghan security forces would never...

- Pajhwok - AF

Afghanistan, Uzbekistan begin cooperation talks.

By Javed Hamim Kakar on 22 July 2017 KABUL : Afghanistan...

- Pajhwok - AF

India look to earn a spot among Asia's elite

While the continent's top teams will be gunning for glory, India will be looking to earn a place among them when the FIBA Women's Asia Cup begins at the refurbished Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium here from Sunday.India is in Division B of the tournament and only a first-place finish will ensure them a promotion to Division ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Korea to Play Final World Cup Qualifier in Uzbekistan

Korea will face Uzbekistan in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.The Korea Football Association said Thursday that the match will take place in Tashkent on Sept. 4. The national team will leave for Uzbekistan on Sept. 1 after a match against Iran in Seoul on Aug. 31.

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Korea to Play Final World Cup Qualifier in Uzbekistan

Korea will face Uzbekistan in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Korea Football Association said Thursday that the match will take place in Tashkent on Sept. 4. The national team will leave for Uzbekistan on Sept. 1 after a match against Iran in Seoul on Aug. 31....

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Human Rights Watch Delegation To Visit Uzbekistan

A Human Rights Watch delegation will visit Uzbekistan for the first time since its office was suspended in the Central Asian country in July 2011.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Uzbek President Orders Consulate To Be Established In St. Petersburg

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyaev has ordered the establishment of an Uzbek Consulate in Russia's second largest city, St. Petersburg.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Uzbekistan reforms its tax system

- Today.Az - AZ

Uzbekistan reforms its tax system

The tax system of Uzbekistan is developing in line with the country's course of reforms. Currently, Uzbekistan plans to reform its tax system following the signing of decree "On measures to radically improve tax administration, increase the collection of taxes and other mandatory contributions" by President Shavkat ...

- AzerNews - AZ

Uzbekistan: President Tells MPs to Get Onto Social Media

Although they should be representatives of the people, members of parliament in Uzbekistan are all but invisible and anonymous to most of the public. Speaking at a government meeting last week, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev suggested a way to end that by ordering all deputies of the lower and upper house to create social ...

- EurasiaNet - US

CALENDRIER du 17 juillet au 21 juillet 2017

European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 14 July 2017 Déplacements et visites   Lundi 17 juillet 2017 Foreign Affairs Council EU-Uzbekistan Cooperation Council 17-18/07 Agriculture and Fisheries Council 17-18/07 Informal meeting of competitiveness ministers 17-18/07 Agriculture and Fisheries ...

- EU - EU

Uzbekistan: Unusually Frank Poll Highlights Unhappiness

Uzbekistan's government-loyal polling company Izhtimoy Fikr has long been a channel for suspiciously on-message feedback about public sentiment, so it was a surprise this week to see it producing a survey appearing to document deep unhappiness about people's basic everyday needs. The company's most recent survey has shown, ...

- EurasiaNet - US

World Bank and ILO Whitewash One of the World's Most Brutal Regimes

The ILO's fieldwork was undertaken hand-in-glove with Uzbek state minders, undermining its veracity.

- The Diplomat - US

Uzbekistan Breaks Silence on Tajik Giant Dam Project

Uzbekistan has after a long pause broken its silence on Tajikistan's plan to build a giant hydropower dam long resisted by Tashkent. Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Komilov was pushed off the fence on July 5 in a likely carefully choreographed television Q&A session. Reading a note submitted via the internet by a viewer, the ...

- EurasiaNet - US

The Next Chapter in Uzbekistan's Opening

Human Rights Watch and the BBC's Uzbek service are getting access to the country again.

- The Diplomat - US

HRW and BBC Returning to Uzbekistan?

In possibly its boldest gesture toward openness in years, Uzbekistan has announced that it is open to resuming cooperation with New York-based Human Rights Watch. And in a separate development, the BBC's Uzbek service has advertised a position for a multimedia correspondent based in Tashkent — indicating that Tashkent is ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Uzbekistan: Forced Labor Linked to World Bank

Expand A woman picks cotton during the 2015 cotton harvest, which runs from early September to late October or early November annually. © 2015 Simon Buxton/Anti-Slavery International – The World Bank is funding half a billion dollars in agricultural projects linked to forced and child labor in Uzbekistan, Human Rights ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Uzbekistan: Imprisoned Dissident Dies in Custody

Expand Imprisoned Uzbek labor activists Nuraddin Jumaniyozov , who died in prison on December 31, 2016, and Fahriddin Tillayev. © 2014 Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights – The Uzbek government should immediately allow an independent investigation into the enforced disappearance and death in prison of a human rights ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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