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Sheikh Abdullah visits Khazrati Imam Mosque in Uzbekistan

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Sheikh Abdullah visits Khazrati Imam Mosque in Uzbekistan

- AKIPRESS.COM - UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, visited Khazrati Imam Mosque in Tashkent during his official visit to Uzbekistan. Sheikh Abdullah toured the outer facilities of the mosque. He was accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Kamilov Abdulaziz Khafizovich, and Mohammed Hareb Al Mehairbi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Uzbekistan, Gulf Today reported

Categories: Religion & Spirituality | 
Tags: Abrahamic Religions |  Islam |  Imam |  Sheikh |  Mosques | 
Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Uzbekistan | 

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to meet with leadership of Spiritual Administration of Muslims

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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to meet with leadership of Spiritual Administration of Muslims

- AKIPRESS.COM - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, who arrived in Bishkek, will hold talks with representatives of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kyrgyzstan, Director of the State Agency for Religious Affairs Zaiyrbek Ergeshov reported. According to him, the program of the visit, which will be held on May 27-29, envisages meetings with the leadership of Kyrgyzstan and presentation of his book “Freedom and Responsibility” published in Kyrgyz language

Categories: Religion & Spirituality | 
Tags: Abrahamic Religions |  Islam |  Muslim |  Divine | 
Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Europe |  E. Europe |  Russia |  Central |  Moscow |  Moscow City | 

Mongolia appoints Ambassadors to Switzerland, France, Japan, Canada, Germany and US

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Mongolia appoints Ambassadors to Switzerland, France, Japan, Canada, Germany and US

- The Parliament of Mongolia discussed and approved May 25 the appointment of heads of Mongolian diplomatic missions in 6 countries. President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj made a proposal on the appointment of six Ambassadors to Parliamentary Standing committee on Security and Foreign Policy which gave a nod, and transferred it to the Parliament. The candidates were - Purevsuren Lundeg to Switzerland, Battur Avirmed to France, Ganbat Damba to Germany, Tenger Gonchigzeveg to Japan, Otgonbayar Yondon to the US and Chimguundari Navaan-Yunden to Canada

Categories: Politics & Government | 
Places: Canada |  Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  N.E. Asia |  Japan |  Europe |  C. Europe |  Germany |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France |  W. Europe |  Switzerland | 

Brazil's Temer deploys army as protesters battle police

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Brazil's Temer deploys army as protesters battle police

- Brazil's president ordered federal troops to restore order in the country's capital, Brasilia, after some ministries were evacuated during clashes between police and protesters seeking Michel Temer's ouster, Al Jazeera reported. Temer is struggling to retain power after the release of a recording that appears to capture him approving hush money for a convicted former lawmaker. Brazil's top court is investigating him for alleged obstruction of justice and involvement in passive corruption

Categories: Law & Crime | 
Places: Americas |  Latin America |  South America |  Brazil |  Kyrgyzstan | 

Ramadan in Tajikistan starts on May 27

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Ramadan in Tajikistan starts on May 27

- AKIPRESS.COM - The Ramadan month in Tajikistan this year will start on May 27. The decision was taken by a council of ulemas of Tajikistan on May 22, Avesta news agency reported. Secretary of the council of ulemas of the country Hairullo Saidov noted the size of zakat (a form of alms-giving and religious tax in Islam) will be $65 for those Muslims, who have extra money in the amount of at least $2,600

Categories: Religion & Spirituality | 
Tags: Abrahamic Religions |  Islam |  Ramadan | 
Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Tajikistan | 

First lady Melania Trump forgoes head scarf in Saudi Arabia

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First lady Melania Trump forgoes head scarf in Saudi Arabia

- AKIPRESS.COM - First lady Melania Trump stepped off Air Force One at King Khalid International Airport Saturday morning without a head scarf – following the example of her predecessor, Michelle Obama – and potentially creating a stir in this conservative Islamic country, the ABC News reported. Women here, including visitors and foreign dignitaries, are expected to be fully covered in public, including their head and hair, per religious and legal code

Categories: Life & Style | 
Tags: Women |  First Lady | 
Places: Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Mideast |  Saudi Arabia | 

Kyrgyzstan, India agree to foster two-way travel of citizens and contribute to development of tourism and trade

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Kyrgyzstan, India agree to foster two-way travel of citizens and contribute to development of tourism and trade

- AKIPRESS.COM - Kyrgyzstan and India agreed to encourage two-way travels of citizens and contribute to the development of tourism and trade of the two countries, Tazabek reported with reference to a memorandum of understanding in the field of tourism between the two countries dated back to May 4, 2017... You are trying to access paid-for content on our website. We charge 190 som for the access to this news article

Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
Tags: Travel & Tourism |  Tourism | 
Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan | 

Three suspects arrested for tainted Uzbek ice cream

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Three suspects arrested for tainted Uzbek ice cream

- AKIPRESS.COM - Three suspects have been arrested in Uzbekistan's eastern Andijan region after a bad batch of strawberry ice cream put nearly 200 people in the hospital, local police sources have told RFE/RL. Law enforcement officials in the Shahrihan district said that a preliminary investigation indicated that the source of the tainted ice cream was a cafe in downtown Shahrihan, the district center

Categories: Travel & Recreation |  Law & Crime | 
Tags: Law Enforcement |  Food and Drinks |  Cooking |  Desserts |  Arrests |  Ice Creams | 
Places: Kyrgyzstan | 

Strong winds in Karakol rip roof off building, shut electricity off, damage street lamps

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Strong winds in Karakol rip roof off building, shut electricity off, damage street lamps

- AKIPRESS.COM - Strong winds in Issyk-Kul's resort town Karakol ripped a roof off the building, caused troubles with electricity and damaged some street lamps on May 18 afternoon, Turmush correspondent reported. A roof of the 5-storey apartment building was ripped off, the Ministry of Emergencies said. The rescuers took the damage roof parts down, the statement said. Related content: Full access to all news articles in English

Categories: Science & Nature | 
Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Issyk-Kul |  Karakol | 

OSCE, Business Council of Mongolia promote public-private partnerships in fight against corruption

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OSCE, Business Council of Mongolia promote public-private partnerships in fight against corruption

- A set of recommendations for improving legal certainty, efficiency and consistency of administrative processes, focused on public private-partnerships in the fight against corruption, were developed during a four-day modular training course in Ulaanbaatar and presented on May 12 to the State Great Khural, Mongolia’s Parliament. The course gathered mid and senior government officials as well as business representatives from a range of industrial sectors

Categories: Business |  Society & Culture | 
Places: Kyrgyzstan | 

Investment and Export Agency prioritizes 5 economic sectors in Kyrgyzstan's development strategy until 2040

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Investment and Export Agency prioritizes 5 economic sectors in Kyrgyzstan's development strategy until 2040

- AKIPRESS.COM - The Investment and Export Agency at the Ministry of Economy of Kyrgyzstan has prioritized 5 economic sectors while preparing a draft of the long-term development strategy until 2040, Agency Director Alymbek Orozbekov said... You are trying to access paid-for content on our website. We charge 190 som for the access to this news article. You may also pay for one-month access to the website content by ordering subscription here

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Tags: Markets |  Economy |  Finance |  Sectors |  Economics |  Investments |  Exports | 
Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan | 

Жоокердин согуштан ыр менен жазган каты

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Жоокердин согуштан ыр менен жазган каты

- Экинчи Дүйнөлүк согуштун катышуучусу, 1910-жылы туулган Тоң районунун тургуну Кемел Сооронбаевдин сүрөттөрүн, аскердик билетин, ага кошумча документтерин жана майданда жүрүп жазган ырларын кызы Гүлжан Кемел кызы "Азаттыктын" редакциясына жөнөткөн экен. Согуштун ардагери Кемел Сооронбаев өзү 1985-жылы каза болгон. Экинчи Дүйнөлүк согушка Кыргызстандан 363 миңден ашуун адам катышкан. Алардын 130 миңи курман болгон. Расмий эсеп боюнча 56 миң адам дайынсыз жоголгон. Анын 1395и аялдар

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Mufti to meet with Kyrgyz people living in U.S

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Mufti to meet with Kyrgyz people living in U.S

- AKIPRESS.COM - Mufti of Kyrgyzstan Maksatbek Toktomushev will meet with the fellow citizens living in the United States, the Spiritual Board of Muslims of Kyrgyzstan press office said. The meeting is scheduled for May 6 in Chicago. Kyrgyzstanis can ask theirs questions to the mufti (a Muslim legal expert who is empowered to give rulings on religious matters). Full access to all news articles in English

Categories: Religion & Spirituality | 
Tags: Abrahamic Religions |  Islam |  Muslim | 
Places: United States |  Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan | 

Brazil protesters, police clash in first general strike in decades

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Brazil protesters, police clash in first general strike in decades

- Brazilian protesters torched buses, clashed with police in several cities and marched on President Michel Temer's Sao Paulo residence on Friday amid the nation's first general strike in more than two decades, Reuters reported. Unions called the strike to voice anger over Temer's efforts to push austerity measures through congress, bills that would weaken labor laws and trim a generous pension system

Categories: Law & Crime | 
Places: Brazil |  Kyrgyzstan | 

Women's rights to voluntary marriage discussed in Bishkek

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Women's rights to voluntary marriage discussed in Bishkek

- AKIPRESS.COM - Bishkek today hosted a regional forum on discussion of women's rights to voluntary marriage in Kyrgyzstan... You are trying to access paid-for content on our website. We charge 190 som for the access to this news article. You may also pay for one-month access to the website content by ordering subscription here. Related content: Full access to all news articles in English

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Tags: Relationships |  Women | 
Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Bishkek | 

Brazil indigenous protest over land rights turns violent

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Brazil indigenous protest over land rights turns violent

- ndigenous people and police clashed in Brazil's capital city on Tuesday, as officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas while tribe members shot arrows in return during a protest against farmers' encroachment on reservations. The demonstration was peaceful until police blocked some of the indigenous people, their bodies painted and wearing colorful headdresses, from climbing a ramp that led into the congressional building, according to a Reuters photographer on the scene

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Tags: Social Issues |  Violence |  Protests | 
Places: Brazil |  Kyrgyzstan | 

No risk of default on public debt of Kyrgyzstan:  WB Country Director

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No risk of default on public debt of Kyrgyzstan: WB Country Director

- AKIPRESS.COM - There is absolutely no risk of default on the public debt of the Kyrgyz Republic, said Lilia Burunciuc, World Bank Country Director for Central Asia, in an interview with AKIpress. "This is because the debt of the country is highly concessional (contracted from the World Bank and other partners at rates much below those of the market) such that interest payments today are very manageable

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  • Sheikh Abdullah visits Khazrati Imam Mosque in Uzbekistan
    Sheikh Abdullah visits Khazrati Imam Mosque in Uzbekistan

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    AKIPRESS.COM - UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, visited Khazrati Imam Mosque in Tashkent during his official visit to Uzbekistan. Sheikh Abdullah toured the outer facilities of the mosque. He was accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Kamilov Abdulaziz Khafizovich, and Mohammed Hareb Al Mehairbi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Uzbekistan, Gulf Today reported

    Categories: Religion & Spirituality | 
    Tags: Abrahamic Religions |  Islam |  Imam |  Sheikh |  Mosques | 
    Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Uzbekistan | 

Politics & Government

Sports

  • 2008 Olympics bronze winner Bazar Bazarguruev comments on his victory
    2008 Olympics bronze winner Bazar Bazarguruev comments on his victory

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    AKIPRESS.COM - United World Wrestling said on April 6 that Bazar Bazarguruev of Kyrgyzstan became a bronze winner in men's freestyle 60 kg at the 2008 Summer Olympics Beijing after Ukraine's Vasyl Fedoryshyn failed anti-doping test. "I think that the award is well deserved," Bazarguruev commented to a journalist from Ulan-Ude. He said this medal was the result of enormous job he had done together with his team

    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Olympic Games | 
    Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan | 

Business

Technology

  • Microsoft warns ransomware cyber-attack is a wake-up call
    Microsoft warns ransomware cyber-attack is a wake-up call

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    A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft says. It blamed governments for storing data on software vulnerabilities which could then be accessed by hackers, BBC reported. It says the latest virus exploits a flaw in Microsoft Windows identified by, and stolen from, US intelligence. There are fears of more "ransomware" attacks as people begin work on Monday, although few have been reported so far

    Categories: Technology | 
    Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan | 

Health

Family & Parenting

  • Villager lost his entire family in Osh landslide
    Villager lost his entire family in Osh landslide

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    AKIPRESS.COM - Local villager Artykbai Kamchiyev has lost his entire family in a massive landslide of April 29. He told Turmush correspondents that his wife, two sons, daughter-in-law and two grand-daughters were trapped under the mud and debris of the landslide that hit Ayu village in Uzgen district of Osh region at around 7 am GMT+6 on April 29. None of the bodies were found yet

    Categories: Family & Parenting | 
    Tags: Family | 
    Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Osh |  Osh City | 

Society & Culture

Religion & Spirituality

  • Sheikh Abdullah visits Khazrati Imam Mosque in Uzbekistan
    Sheikh Abdullah visits Khazrati Imam Mosque in Uzbekistan

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    AKIPRESS.COM - UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, visited Khazrati Imam Mosque in Tashkent during his official visit to Uzbekistan. Sheikh Abdullah toured the outer facilities of the mosque. He was accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Kamilov Abdulaziz Khafizovich, and Mohammed Hareb Al Mehairbi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Uzbekistan, Gulf Today reported

    Categories: Religion & Spirituality | 
    Tags: Abrahamic Religions |  Islam |  Imam |  Sheikh |  Mosques | 
    Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Uzbekistan | 

Entertainment & Arts

  • Kazakhstan's national pavilion appears in Cannes Film Festival
    Kazakhstan's national pavilion appears in Cannes Film Festival

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    AKIPRESS.COM - Kazakhstan's national pavilion appeared in the 70th Cannes Film Festival for the first time ever, the Ministry of Culture and Sports said May 19. Presentation of the pavilion in Cannes will boost Kazakhstan's cinematography status and open up opportunities for partnership and cooperation in the film industry. Deputy Minister of Culture Askar Batalov will hold a reception at the National Center of Cinematography of France on May 19 on the occasion of the opening of Kazakhstan's national pavilion

    Categories: Entertainment & Arts | 
    Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kazakhstan |  Kyrgyzstan | 

Education

Farming

Travel & Recreation

Science & Nature

Law & Crime

  • Brazil's Temer deploys army as protesters battle police
    Brazil's Temer deploys army as protesters battle police

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    Brazil's president ordered federal troops to restore order in the country's capital, Brasilia, after some ministries were evacuated during clashes between police and protesters seeking Michel Temer's ouster, Al Jazeera reported. Temer is struggling to retain power after the release of a recording that appears to capture him approving hush money for a convicted former lawmaker. Brazil's top court is investigating him for alleged obstruction of justice and involvement in passive corruption

    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Places: Americas |  Latin America |  South America |  Brazil |  Kyrgyzstan | 

Life & Style

  • Women's rights to voluntary marriage discussed in Bishkek
    Women's rights to voluntary marriage discussed in Bishkek

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    AKIPRESS.COM - Bishkek today hosted a regional forum on discussion of women's rights to voluntary marriage in Kyrgyzstan... You are trying to access paid-for content on our website. We charge 190 som for the access to this news article. You may also pay for one-month access to the website content by ordering subscription here. Related content: Full access to all news articles in English

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    Tags: Relationships |  Women | 
    Places: Asia |  C. Asia |  Kyrgyzstan |  Bishkek | 

Media & Information

  • World Press Freedom Index 2017 finds democracies are clamping down
    World Press Freedom Index 2017 finds democracies are clamping down

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    Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has warned that press freedom is under attack. In its latest World Press Freedom Index, the annual report criticizes Germany for laws on data retention and against whistleblowers. Press freedom deteriorated in two thirds of the world's countries, according to the Press Freedom Report published on Wednesday by Reporters Without Borders (RSF.) "The rate at which democracies are approaching the tipping point is alarming for all those who understand that, if media freedom is not secure, then none of the other freedoms can be guaranteed," RSF Secretary-general Christophe Deloire said

    Categories: Media & Information | 
    Tags: Journalism |  Journalists |  Media rights |  Reporters | 
    Places: Kyrgyzstan | 

Books & Literature

  • Kazakhstan starts preparing to shift its alphabet from Cyrillic to Latin
    Kazakhstan starts preparing to shift its alphabet from Cyrillic to Latin

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    President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has laid out a timeline to switch the country's writing system over from the Cyrillic to the Latin alphabet. The change should be fully effective by 2025. In an article published Wednesday in the state-owned "Egemen Kazakhstan" newspaper, Nazarbayev asked the government to start "preparatory work" and "create a schedule for the switch," reports DW. He also laid out a timetable for the transition from the currently used modified Cyrillic alphabet with 42 letters to the more internationally used Latin one, with the first deadline falling at the end of this year

    Categories: Books & Literature | 
    Tags: Writing |  Writing systems |  Alphabets | 
    Places: Kazakhstan |  Kyrgyzstan |