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Kyrgyz opposition leader detained ahead of presidential campaign

 Kyrgyzstan`s state security service said it detained opposition politician Omurbek Tekebayev on Sunday on charges of corruption and fraud, a move that may eliminate him as a contender for presidency in the upcoming election.

Thirty seven killed in Kyrgyzstan cargo plane crash

At least 37 people were killed when a cargo plane belonging to Turkish MyCargo Airlines crashed in a residential neighbourhood near Kyrgyzstans capital Bishkek, according to the emergency ministry.

Kyrgyzstan searches for more victims at plane crash site

Kyrgyzstan was observing a national day of mourning on Tuesday as rescuers searched for more bodies in the wreckage of a cargo plane that crashed into a village outside the capital.

India, Kyrgyzstan should work together to secure youth against terrorism, radicalism: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambaev also reviewed their cooperative engagement in the defence field.

Kyrgyzstan to hold constitution vote Dec 11

The parliament of Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday endorsed plans to hold a referendum on December 11 on controversial constitutional changes for which the country`s president has been criticised.

Kyrgyzstan says Uighur militant groups behind attack on China's embassy

Kyrgyzstan says Uighur militant groups behind attack on China's embassy

The suicide bomber was an ethnic Uighur who held a Tajik passport in the name of Zoir Khalilov, the GKNB security service said in a statement.

After blast, China tells citizens in Kyrgyzstan to avoid going out

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan, a mostly Muslim former Soviet republic of 6 million people, routinely detain suspected militants they accuse of being linked to Islamic State, which actively recruits in Central Asia.

Three hurt in suicide blast at China's Kyrgyzstan embassy

A car driven by a suicide bomber exploded after ramming through a gate at the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan today, wounding three people, authorities said.

Blast at Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan; one dead, three wounded

Blast at Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan; one dead, three wounded

An explosion was reported on Tuesday at the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan.

Earthquake in Tajikistan destroys 30 homes, school

At least 30 homes and a school were destroyed in an earthquake.

John Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia

John Kerry on mission to reassure nervous Central Asia

The Central Asian economy has already taken a hit from falling oil prices and the knock-on effect of international sanctions against their former Soviet master Russia.

Kyrgyzstan elects parliament with eye on Moscow

Kyrgyzstan went to the polls on Sunday for a hotly-contested parliamentary vote, but the results are unlikely to change the ex-Soviet country's firmly pro-Russian trajectory.

Kyrgyzstan`s security service probes IS recruitment video

 Kyrgyzstan`s security service said Monday it was investigating a YouTube video urging citizens of the ex-Soviet country to move to the "caliphate" declared by the Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria.

Kyrgyzstan `foils two IS attacks`

Kyrgyzstan on Friday said it has prevented two major attacks by militants linked to the Islamic State group, one of which would have targeted a Russian airbase in the ex-Soviet Central Asian country.

PM Modi pitches for expanding scale of cooperation with Tajikistan

PM Modi pitches for expanding scale of cooperation with Tajikistan

On the last leg of his eight-day six-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong pitch for taking India's ties with Tajikistan to newer heights in diverse areas.

PM Modi unveils Mahatma Gandhi's bust in Kyrgyzstan

PM Modi unveils Mahatma Gandhi's bust in Kyrgyzstan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Kyrgyzstan on Saturday night, as part of his eight-day six-nation tour to Central Asia, unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi in here on Sunday.

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Tajikistan

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Tajikistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived Sunday evening in the Tajikistan capital, on the final leg of his Central Asia tour.

Kyrgyzstan a key part in India's Central Asia vision: PM Modi

Kyrgyzstan a key part in India's Central Asia vision: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, making his penultimate stop in Kyrgyzstan as part of his tour of Central Asian countries, said on Sunday that his visit demonstrated the importance that India attached to new level of relationship.

PM Modi gifts medical equipment to Kyrgyzstan's Field Hospital

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday gifted medical equipment to Kyrgyzstan`s Field Hospital in Bishkek.Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Vikas Swarup took to Twitter to share this information.

India, Kyrgyzstan to deepen defence cooperation

India and Kyrgyzstan on Sunday inked four agreements, including those on deepening defence cooperation and working jointly in the field of elections.