Kyrgyzstan declares state of emergency

2013-05-31 15:41

Kyrgyzstan has declared a state of emergency after bloody clashes between security forces and protestors over the arrest of dozens of demonstrators.

Kyrgyzstan tries absent ex-pres

2010-09-14 13:25

Kyrgyzstan will no longer seek the extradition of ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev and will instead try him in absentia on charges of mass murder.

Kyrgyz forces hunt for militia

2010-06-21 20:09

Security forces in Kyrgyzstan have started tracking down those behind deadly ethnic clashes, sparking fresh tensions and violence in the volatile state.

Reward for info on ex-president

2010-05-28 19:31

Kyrgyzstan authorities are offering a reward of up to $100 000 for tips on the whereabouts of recently ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev and his family.

Bakiyev charged with mass murder

2010-04-27 18:01

Kyrgyzstan's interim government says it has charged ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev with mass killings and asked Belarus to hand him over for trial.

Kyrgyz president formally resigns

2010-04-16 22:08

Deposed president Kurmanbek Bakiyev has formally resigned in a handwritten letter sent to Kyrgyzstan's new leaders, allaying fears of civil war in the strategic Central Asian country.

Gunfire at ousted president's rally

2010-04-15 15:32

Gunfire has broken out at a rally where Kurmanbek Bakiyev, the deposed president of Kyrgyzstan had been speaking to supporters.

'Blood on Kyrgyz leaders' hands'

2010-04-09 14:04

Kyrgyzstan's ousted but defiant President Kurmanbek Bakiyev says he has no intention of resigning and has accused the country's new self-proclaimed leadership of causing many deaths this week.


Ex-president sentenced in absentia

2013-02-12 16:10

A Kyrgyz military court has sentenced in absentia former president Kurmanbek Bakiyev to 24 years in prison and his brother Janysh to life over a murder of a powerful top official in 2009.

Protestors beat up Kyrgyz minister

2010-08-20 14:08

More than two thousand anti-government protesters have attacked a minister and demanded the resignation of the country’s president in the southern Kyrgyzstan city of Osh.

Kyrgyz unrest uproots 400 000

2010-06-17 20:15

Some 400 000 people have been displaced by ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, dramatically increasing the official estimate.

Turmoil escalates in Kyrgyzstan

2010-05-20 11:04

Ethnic turmoil has intensified in southern Kyrgyzstan as the interim government struggles to impose control.

Ousted Kyrgyz president in Minsk

2010-04-20 16:26

Ousted Kyrgyz president Kurmanbek Bakiyev and his family are in Minsk under the protection of the Belarusian president.

Ousted president quits Kyrgyzstan

2010-04-15 18:58

Ousted Kyrgyz president Kurmanbek Bakiyev has left the country for neighbouring Kazakhstan in a surprise move co-ordinated by Russia and the US aimed at quelling flaring tensions.

Russia warns of Kyrgyz war

2010-04-14 09:03

Russia warns of a looming war in the strategic Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan as toppled president Kurmanbek Bakiyev announces he is ready to quit if his security is guaranteed.

Kyrgyz opposition name new govt

2010-04-08 19:08

An opposition coalition in Kyrgyzstan has proclaimed a new interim government after clashes left dozens dead and has said it will rule until elections are held.

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