Kyrgyz ex-president sentenced to life imprisonment

A Kyrgyz military court Friday sentenced in absentia the country`s former president Kurmanbek Bakiyev, his brother Janysh Bakiyev and former prime minister Daniyar Usenov to life imprisonment.

Kyrgyzstan`s ex-president sentenced to life

A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths.

Ex-Kyrgyz president`s son arrested in London

Bakiyev`s son has been arrested in London following accusations of grave crimes, the Kyrgyz presidential press service has reported.

Belarusian embassy in Kyrgyzstan attacked

Relatives of victims of 2010 uprising in Kyrgyzstan threw stones at the embassy demanding extradition of the former Kyrgyz president and his brother.

Kyrgyzstan blames ex-president for orchestrating riots

Kyrgyzstan`s interim government
on Wednesday blamed toppled president Kurmanbek Bakiyev for hiring
"provocateurs" to instigate the deadly riots in the south of
the country.

Kyrgyz violence rages for second day, 50 dead

At least 50 people had been killed and 600 wounded in the violence in Kyrgyzstan.

37 killed, 500 injured in Kyrgyz-Uzbek ethnic clashes

Kyrgyzstan declared state of emergency in its second-largest city on Friday.

Clashes in Kyrgyzstan kill 1, injure more than 30

Hundreds of interim govt backers fought supporters of deposed Prez Kurmanbek Bakiyev.

Clashes as Kyrgyz authorities push to regain south

Clashes erupted in southern Kyrgyzstan as interim govt moved to regain control of regional administration buildings.

Ousted Kyrgyz President`s supporters capture key buildings

Supporters of deposed President
Kurmanbek Bakiyev captured some administrative buildings in south Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyz protesters take over local govt HQ in south

Supporters of Kyrgyzstan`s ousted leader scuffled with guards and entered the government building.

Kyrgyzstan announces rewards for ousted leader, aides

Kyrgyzstan announced cash rewards for info leading to arrest of allies of the deposed Prez.

Russian anger a factor in Kyrgyz revolt: Ousted Prez

Deposed Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev said on Friday that Russian anger at his decision to extend the lease on a US air base was a factor in his overthrow on April 07.

Kyrgyzstan to hold election on Oct 10

Kyrgyzstan will hold elections on October 10 after a referendum aimed at reducing the powers of the president, the interim government said on Thursday.

Ousted Kyrgyz President leaves Kazakhstan

Kyrgystan`s ousted President
Kurmanbek Bakiyev has left Kazakhstan, where he had taken
refuge following a violent uprising in his country, a Kazakh
official said on Monday.

Loyalists of ousted Kyrgyz leader resist new rulers

Supporters of Kyrgyzstan`s toppled president put up fresh resistance against the country`s new rulers on Monday, gathering hundreds in the south to rally against the self-proclaimed government.

Kyrgyzstan`s new rulers struggle to restore order

Kyrgyzstan`s interim rulers ran into fresh hostility in the restive south on Sunday after supporters of the country`s deposed president laid siege to regional government headquarters.

Interim government arrests Bakiyev allies

Key allies of deposed President Kurmanbek Bakiyev were arrested in Kyrgystan as the new government sought to strengthen its hold on power, a day after the former left for Kazakhstan after reportedly stepping down.

Kyrgyz incident may repeat in other ex-Soviet states: Russia

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
on Friday cautioned the possibility of repeat of Kyrgyz incident
in other ex-Soviet states if their rulers lose connection with
their people, even as the new interim government of Kyrgyztan
was asked to avoid the "faults" of their predecessors.

Kyrgyz leader says Bakiyev must stand trial

Kyrgyz interim government leader Roza Otunbayeva pledged on Friday to hold an independent investigation into the April 07 shootings and said the country`s deposed president must stand trial over the events.