9 killed in Uzbek chopper crash

2016-10-19 20:33

Nine people including six soldiers were killed when a military helicopter crashed in eastern Uzbekistan.

Uzbek president in intensive care after brain haemorrhage: daughter

2016-08-29 22:28

Strongman Uzbek President Islam Karimov, who has dominated the Central Asian nation for over 25 year, is in intensive care after suffering a brain haemorrhage.

Horse-sized dinosaur shows how T rex became king

2016-03-14 22:40

A newly discovered cousin of the T rex may explain how the legendary dinosaur leapt in size to become undisputed king of the food chain.

Uzbek prison amnesty frees more than 3 000

2014-06-03 14:57

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 says.

Uzbekistan jails 4 for trafficking

2012-12-03 15:00

A court in Uzbekistan has sentenced four women to eight years in prison each for trafficking young Uzbek women to Malaysia and forcing them to work as prostitutes.


Uzbekistan buries late strongman Karimov

2016-09-03 22:46

Uzbekistan laid strongman President Islam Karimov to rest amid tight security, after his death triggered the deepest period of uncertainty in the country's post-Soviet history.

Uzbekistan's longtime ruler Islam Karimov hospitalised

2016-08-28 21:39

Uzbekistan's government has issued a statement announcing the hospitalisation of President Islam Karimov, who has ruled the former Soviet republic in Central Asia for more than 25 years.

Central Asian glaciers thaw too fast

2015-08-17 19:01

Mountain glaciers in Central Asia have shrunk four times faster than the world average, threatening river flows vital for agriculture and hydro power from Uzbekistan to western China.

Uzbek man held in Idaho terror case

2013-05-17 12:04

US authorities in Idaho say they have arrested an Uzbekistan national accused of conspiring with a terrorist organisation in his home country and helping scheme to use a weapon of mass destruction.

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