Kyrgyzstan

India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

PM Narendra Modi said energy, education, transport, agriculture, security, development and trade would be the top drivers in India`s ties with the SCO.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif to attend SCO summit in Kazakhstan

Nawaz Sharif to attend SCO summit in Kazakhstan

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will attend the 17th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Kazakhstan capital Astana.

Jun 07, 2017, 15:53 PM IST

Landslide in Kyrgyzstan leaves 24 people missing

At least 24 people were missing in south-Western Kyrgyzstan on Saturday after a landslide tore through a village, Kyrgyzstan`s Emergency Ministry said on Saturday.

Apr 29, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

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.

Feb 26, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

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.

Jan 18, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

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.

Jan 17, 2017, 22:32 PM IST

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.

Dec 20, 2016, 16:27 PM IST

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.

Nov 02, 2016, 18:55 PM IST
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.

Sep 07, 2016, 13:00 PM IST

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.

Aug 31, 2016, 14:55 PM IST

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.

Aug 30, 2016, 12:57 PM IST
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.

Aug 30, 2016, 10:24 AM IST

Earthquake in Tajikistan destroys 30 homes, school

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

Jul 02, 2016, 15:21 PM IST
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.

Oct 31, 2015, 11:00 AM IST

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.

Oct 04, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

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.

Jul 27, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

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.

Jul 17, 2015, 18:40 PM IST
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.

Jul 13, 2015, 11:07 AM IST
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.

Jul 12, 2015, 22:32 PM IST
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.

Jul 12, 2015, 22:17 PM IST