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Democracy falling in ex-Soviet countries: Survey

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 04:55

Democracy is declining in many nations that emerged from the collapse of the Soviet Union as governments take their cue from an increasingly repressive Russia, a new poll said Wednesday.

US shuts Afghan transit base in Kyrgyzstan

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 14:22

The United States on Tuesday shut its Airforce base in Kyrgyzstan that had been the main transit point for military personnel and cargo headed to Afghanistan for 12 years.

Kyrgyzstan national charged with hampering Boston bombing probe

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 04:20

U.S. officials on Friday charged a Kyrgyzstan national who bought dinner for the accused Boston Marathon bombers the night of the attack with interfering with the investigation into the deadly bombing.

US bombing suspect: Can`t use `betrayal` argument

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 01:38

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say federal prosecutors shouldn`t be allowed to use his status as a new American citizen to argue that his alleged "betrayal" of the United States is one reason he should be put to death.

US secures airbase in Romania, begins pull out from Kyrgyzstan

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 11:20

The US will use a Romanian airbase on the Black Sea as a transit point for its troops leaving Afghanistan as it winds up operations at another base in Kyrgyzstan, the Pentagon said on Saturday.

Kyrgyzstan votes to close US base in 2014

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 00:29

Kyrgyzstan`s parliament voted not to renew the lease of its Manas airbase from 2014 to United States, which uses it to ferry troops and equipment for the coalition military campaign in Afghanistan.

US refuelling plane crashes in Kyrgyzstan

Last Updated: Saturday, May 04, 2013, 10:56

A US military Boeing KC-135 refuelling aircraft crashed in a mountainous area in Kyrgyzstan for unspecified reasons, the US Air Force said. The fate of the crew remained unclear.

`Chechen brothers constructed weapons inside US`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 11:00

The two Chechen brothers - one a naturalised resident and other a lawful resident - allegedly constructed sophisticated weapons inside the US, a top American Senator has said.

Uzbeks attack Kyrgyz border post

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 09:55

Several hundred residents from the Uzbek enclave of Sokh Sunday attacked a Kyrgyz border guard base, reports said Monday.

Ex-Kyrgyz president`s son arrested in London

Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 11:03

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

Kyrgyz ex-prosecutor held on coup charge

Last Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012, 22:40

Kyrgyzstan`s former military prosecutor Kubatbek Kozhonaliyev has been arrested over an alleged coup attempt.

Kyrgyzstan bans gay documentary

Last Updated: Saturday, September 29, 2012, 09:21

A Kyrgyzstan court Friday banned a documentary on gay Muslims from being shown in the country.