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Delhi hospital performs first scar-less surgery in India

Delhi hospital performs first scar-less surgery in India

Doctors at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute performed the first scar-less surgery in India on an 18-year-old boy from Uzbekistan who developed a congenital heart defect.

Last Soviet boss standing, Kazakh leader still lacks heir

As he laid flowers recently at the grave of Uzbek strongman Islam Karimov, neighbouring Kazakhstan`s President Nursultan Nazarbayev could have been forgiven an extra pause for thought.

Uzbekistan interim leader rules out military alliances

Ex-Soviet Uzbekistan`s new interim president Shavkat Mirziyoyev has ruled out military alliances, the government said Friday, following the same course as the late veteran strongman Islam Karimov.

Uzbekistan leader Islam ​Karimov in `critical` condition: Official

Strongman Uzbek leader Islam Karimov is in critical condition after his health worsened "sharply" days after he suffered a stroke, an official statement said Friday.

Kremlin says reports that Uzbek President is dead not confirmed

Kremlin says reports that Uzbek President is dead not confirmed

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that media reports that Uzbek President Islam Karimov was dead had not been confirmed.

Uzbek President in intensive care after brain haemorrhage: Daughter

Strongman Uzbek President Islam Karimov is in intensive care after suffering a brain haemorrhage, his younger daughter wrote on social media on Monday.

US downgrades Myanmar, raises Thailand in human trafficking report

The United States placed Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Sudan and Haiti on its list of worst human trafficking offenders on Thursday, drawing guarded praise from some human rights groups following criticism that last year’s State Department report was politicized.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at SCO meet - Full Text

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at SCO meet - Full Text

"As a logical extension India's age old ties with the region, one-sixth of humanity will join the family of SCO." 

Focus on defence, security as PM Modi meets Uzbek President

India and Uzbekistan on Thursday took note of their growing defence cooperation and called for enhanced security ties as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov here on Thursday.

SCO summit: PM Modi meets Xi Jinping in Tashkent - As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit.

India expects fruitful outcome during SCO meet: Modi

India expects fruitful outcome during SCO meet: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India is glad to be a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and it looks forward to fruitful outcomes particularly in the field of economic cooperation.

SCO Summit: India looks forward to fruitful outcome, says PM Narendra Modi

SCO Summit: India looks forward to fruitful outcome, says PM Narendra Modi

Ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit meeting in Uzbekistan capital Tashkent, which is set to be held on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said India looks forward to fruitful outcome, particularly in the field of economic cooperation.

India, Pakistan's SCO entry may have negative effect on grouping: China

India, Pakistan's SCO entry may have negative effect on grouping: China

With Shanghai Cooperation Organisation set to admit India and Pakistan amid growing rancour over their NSG membership bid, a Chinese state-run daily Friday expressed concern that the hostility between them may have a "negative effect" on the security grouping.

Shocking fact: Over 5,500 Indians turned slaves every day over 2 years

Shocking fact: Over 5,500 Indians turned slaves every day over 2 years

As many as 18.3 million Indians live in conditions listed as "modern slavery" in 2016, equivalent to the population of Netherlands, a rise of 4.1 million since 2014, according to a new global report. In other words, 5,616 Indians were enslaved every day over these two years.

Bomb hoax forces EgyptAir plane to land in Uzbekistan

An EgyptAir flight from Cairo to Beijing made an emergency landing in Uzbekistan on Wednesday after a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax, the airline said.

Spain probes coach crash that killed 13 foreign students

Spanish investigators were on Monday looking for what caused a weekend coach crash that killed 13 foreign students, all young women and most of them from Italy.

'Allah ordered' me to sever child's head: Uzbek woman in court

'Allah ordered' me to sever child's head: Uzbek woman in court

An Uzbek woman accused of murdering a child in her care and brandishing the child`s severed head outside a metro station, said on Wednesday in a Moscow court that "Allah ordered" her to carry out the act.

Moscow 'woman in black' severed child's head with kitchen knife; husband's infidelity 'made her mad'

Moscow 'woman in black' severed child's head with kitchen knife; husband's infidelity 'made her mad'

The handcuffed Gyulchekhra Bobokulova revealed to the police on Tuesday that she beheaded the 4-year-old girl with a kitchen knife.

34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremists: UN chief

Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group as of mid-December and that number will only grow in 2016, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report.

Taliban disconnects Uzbekistan's electricity to Kabul

Taliban disconnects Uzbekistan's electricity to Kabul

The Taliban has hit back by cutting off imported power from Uzbekistan to Kabul after the intensification of military operations by Government forces against the insurgent group in the Baghlan province.