Uzbekistan's election commission said 91 per cent of eligible voters cast ballots in today's presidential election, where victory by longtime authoritarian leader Islam Karimov is a foregone conclusion.
Uzbekistan on Sunday declared its presidential ballot valid after more than the required third of voters turned out in an election that 77-year-old strongman incumbent President Islam Karimov is almost certain to win.
Following their 0-2 loss to Uzbekistan in their Group E opening match of the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Under-23 Championship, the Indian team will hope to turn the tide against Syria here on Sunday.
Smarting from their 0-2 loss to Uzbekistan in their Group E opening match of the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Under-23 Championship, the Indian team will seek redemption against Syria here on Sunday.
Post-Soviet Uzbekistan`s strongman President Islam Karimov danced off rumours that ill-health might derail his imminent re-election bid Saturday during a state celebration of the Nowruz holiday marking the beginning of spring.
Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah and the outfit's former spokesman Shahidullah Shahid were on Thursday declared "proclaimed offenders" by a court here in connection with last year's deadly assault on Karachi airport.
Uzbekistan opened their Asian Cup campaign with a 1-0 victory over North Korea on Saturday but needed a last second save from their goalkeeper to take all three points after spurning a series of chances at Stadium Australia.