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Turkey top diplomat to visit Uzbekistan for first time in 13 years

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 21:41

Turkey`s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Tuesday he would visit the Central Asian state of Uzbekistan this week, the first such trip by the top Turkish diplomat in 13 years amid efforts to improve troubled relations.

Uzbekistan fines journalist for `threatening order`

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 20:26

A court in Uzbekistan on Saturday fined an independent journalist for "spreading panic" and working without accreditation.

Uzbekistan supports South Korea`s `Eurasia initiative`

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 23:15

Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov expressed support Tuesday for South Korea`s "Eurasia initiative" aimed at boosting economic and trade ties with energy-rich Central Asian nations.

Al Qaeda affiliates threaten Afghanistan, region: UN

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 04:48

Al Qaeda affiliates from Pakistan and Uzbekistan are participating regularly in attacks on Afghan military forces, UN experts said in a new report.

Karachi airport attack: `Pakistan probing use of foreign made weapons`

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 04:57

Pakistan on Thursday said that investigations regarding the use of foreign made weapons in the Karachi airport attack by terrorist was underway.

Uzbek prison Amnesty frees more than 3,000

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 16:14

Uzbekistan has released more than 3,000 prisoners under an Amnesty granted to nearly 70,000 people, the prosecutor-general of Central Asia`s most populous state said on Tuesday.

Uzbek leader praises Ukraine polls as choice for peace

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 20:12

Uzbekistan`s President Islam Karimov on Wednesday praised the outcome of the Ukrainian presidential election as promoting peace and calming "waves of fear" in other former Soviet states.

South Korea under spotlight to produce goods in Brazil

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 11:12

South Korea are remembered for their run to the 2002 World Cup semi-finals but they are under pressure to create new memories this year in Brazil after an unconvincing build-up.

US envoy vows Central Asia `commitment` after Afghanistan exit

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 00:21

The United States will remain committed and engaged in Central Asia after this year`s troop pullout from Afghanistan, US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns said in ex-Soviet Uzbekistan on Wednesday.

Uzbekistan tightens Internet cafe scrutiny: Reports

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 00:32

Uzbekistan has brought in new regulations to increase surveillance of Internet cafes in the latest tightening of the country`s strict rules governing access to the web, local media reported.

No trace of missing Malaysian plane: Pakistan

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 04:20

Rubbishing US media reports suggesting missing Malaysian plane was taken to Pakistan, Islamabad said Sunday that its radar network had no information about the aircraft, but the country is ready to share any information if it is available, Xinhua reported.

Endangered snow leopards spotted in Uzbekistan

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 15:23

The endangered snow leopard has been spotted, for the first time in Uzbekistan.