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Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan Break Ground On Trade Hub

Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan Break Ground On Trade Hub

Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan have broken ground for a giant trade and economic-cooperation hub, the largest of its kind in Central Asia, along the border of the two neighbors.

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Uzbek Singer Warned Of Beating After Announcing Run For President.

Uzbek Singer Warned Of Beating After Announcing Run For President.

Well-known Uzbek singer Jahongir Otajonov says he was threatened with bodily harm after announcing plans to run for president of the Central Asian nation. Security-camera footage in Otajonov's Istanbul office showed three men warning him that ther...

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Kyrgyz-Uzbek Talks On Border Open In Tashkent

Kyrgyz-Uzbek Talks On Border Open In Tashkent

Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have started talks on border delimitation, a major bone of contention in bilateral ties since 1991, when they gained independence from the Soviet Union.

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Human Rights Watch Calls On Uzbekistan To Ensure Gay Rights.

Human Rights Watch Calls On Uzbekistan To Ensure Gay Rights.

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says gay men in Uzbekistan face arbitrary detention, prosecution, and imprisonment and has called on the Central Asian nation's government to guarantee their rights and decriminalize same-sex sexual conduct.

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