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

Last Updated: Friday, April 16, 2010, 18:14

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 President formally resigns after turmoil

Last Updated: Friday, April 16, 2010, 13:26

Deposed President Kurmanbek Bakiyev formally resigned in a hand-written letter faxed to Kyrgyzstan`s new leaders, officials said on Friday, allaying fears of civil war in the strategic Central Asian country.

Kyrgyz leader says Bakiyev must stand trial

Last Updated: Friday, April 16, 2010, 12:45

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.

Ousted Kyrgyz leader`s defence minister arrested: Report

Last Updated: Friday, April 16, 2010, 09:18

Kyrgyzstan`s former defence minister, a key ally of the country`s ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev, was arrested today by the new interim government, Kyrgyz media reported.

Kyrgyzstan uprising - A victory for Russia?

Last Updated: Sunday, April 11, 2010, 09:25

A bloody uprising in the Central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan has altered the geopolitical calculations of the region once again.

Kyrgyzstan buries uprising victims as nation mourns

Last Updated: Saturday, April 10, 2010, 14:16

Kyrgyzstan held funerals on Saturday for 16 victims of bloody riots this week that saw the opposition seize control of the Central Asian nation and toppled President Kurmanbek Bakiyev flee south.

US troop flights at Kyrgyz base suspended: Military

Last Updated: Saturday, April 10, 2010, 09:41

The US military has suspended troop flights out of its base in Kyrgyzstan and will instead transport forces to and from Afghanistan via Kuwait, military officials have said.

US vows to restore democracy in Kyrgyzstan

Last Updated: Friday, April 09, 2010, 09:34

With the Manas base, critical for its Afghan operations, at stake, the US has said it is closely monitoring the situation in Kyrgyzstan, where the opposition has formed an alternative government.

Russia denies hand behind Kyrgyz uprising, offers aid

Last Updated: Thursday, April 08, 2010, 20:12

The Russian Foreign Ministry has rejected the claims of Moscow’s involvement in the ongoing upheaval in Kyrgyzstan as “crass” and “groundless”.

Kyrgyz opposition seizes power, dissolves Parliament

Last Updated: Thursday, April 08, 2010, 14:11

Kyrgyzstan`s opposition said on Thursday it had taken power and dissolved Parliament in the poor but strategically important Central Asian state after deadly protests forced President Kurmanbek Bakiyev to flee the capital.

Kyrgyz uprising may spell trouble for US

Last Updated: Thursday, April 08, 2010, 13:28

The American military supply line into nearby Afghanistan via Kyrgyzstan could be threatened after bloody protests erupted in capital Bishkek and other parts of the country, forcing the President of that country to flee.

Kyrgyzstan crisis: PM flees country, Interior Minister killed

Last Updated: Thursday, April 08, 2010, 00:15

Kyrgyzstan`s Prime Minister Daniyar Usenov has resigned with his entire cabinet tonight and has fled to neighbouring Kazakhstan as anti-government protesters seized the Parliament and clashed with security forces in which at least 40 people were killed and over 400 injured.