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United States student imprisoned in Iran is scholar, not spy - Colleagues

The Chinese-born US citizen previously worked as a Pashto translator for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan and spent time in Uzbekistan while a student at Harvard University.

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.

Uzbekistan says Stockholm suspect had ties to IS: Report

Uzbekistan today said the suspect in last week's deadly Stockholm truck attack had ties to Islamic State jihadists and the West had been warned about him, Russian media reported.

Davis Cup: India seal 4-1 win over Uzbekistan in second round of Asia/Oceania Group I tie

Davis Cup: India seal 4-1 win over Uzbekistan in second round of Asia/Oceania Group I tie

The Indians had clinched an unbeatable 3-0 lead on Saturday after Rohan Bopanna and N. Sriram Balaji thrashed Farrukh Dustov and Sanjar Fayziev in the crucial doubles rubber.

Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan: Police

Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan: Police

"We have confirmed that he is a man, 39 years old, from Uzbekistan," Swedish police chief Dan Eliasson told reporters.  

Uzbekistan woman gang-raped in Delhi; ex-boyfriend held

Uzbekistan woman gang-raped in Delhi; ex-boyfriend held

A woman from Uzbekistan was allegedly gang-raped by her ex-boyfriend and his four friends at an upscale locality in south Delhi, police said on Wednesday. The ex-boyfriend has been arrrested.

Davis Cup: Ramkumar Ramanathan trounces Finn Tearney; India take unassailable 3-1 lead over New Zealand

Davis Cup: Ramkumar Ramanathan trounces Finn Tearney; India take unassailable 3-1 lead over New Zealand

India thus set up a second round meeting with Uzbekistan, scheduled for April 7-9.

Reclusive Uzbekistan puts off plans to expand visa-free entry

Uzbekistan said Monday it was cancelling plans to expand visa-free entry to the country this year, putting off a move seen as opening up the reclusive nation. 

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.