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Russian court halts journalist's deportation to Uzbekistan

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Russian court halts journalist's deportation to Uzbekistan

- MOSCOW — A Moscow court has stopped the deportation of a Russian reporter to his native Uzbekistan, bowing to a European court's order. The European Court of Human Rights has obliged Russia to halt Khudoberdy Nurmatov's deportation amid rights activists' fear he might face torture in Uzbekistan. On Tuesday, the Moscow City Court suspended an earlier ruling to deport Nurmatov in accordance with the Strasbourg court's verdict
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Uzbekistan says ex-president's daughter in custody

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Uzbekistan says ex-president's daughter in custody

- ALMATY: Gulnara Karimova, the elder daughter of late Uzbek ex-president Islam Karimov, is in custody following a 2015 conviction for extortion and embezzlement and is being investigated for more crimes, Uzbek Prosecutor General's office said on Friday. State prosecutors said in a statement they were seeking arrests on about US$1.5 billion (1.15 billion pounds) in Karimova's assets across the world, including Switzerland, Britain, France and Russia
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Uzbekistan celebrating Eid al-Fitr

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Uzbekistan celebrating Eid al-Fitr

- AKIPRESS.COM - Uzbekistan is celebrating the holy holiday of Muslims — Eid al-Fitr — today. The event was started with the Eid al-Fitr in more than 200,000 mosques of the country. Muslims today give each-other presents and feast. The religious Eid (Muslim religious festival) is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast
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Indian airline plans to fly to Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Iran

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Indian airline plans to fly to Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Iran

- Indian low cost carrier, GoAir, plans to launch direct flights to nine countries, including Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Iran, China, Vietnam, Maldives, Qatar and Saudi Arabia until the yearend, Indian media outlets reported June 24.
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Uzbekistan stands for deepening economic ties with SCO states

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Uzbekistan stands for deepening economic ties with SCO states

- Uzbekistan stands for consistent deepening of trade and economic ties with member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the country’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said at the SCO summit in Astana. The summit of heads of the SCO member states was held in Astana June 8-9.
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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
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Head of Uzbekistan's Central Bank passes away at age 67

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Head of Uzbekistan's Central Bank passes away at age 67

- Chairman of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan Faizulla Mullajanov, who worked on this position for 14 years and named by Global Finance as one of the best heads of central bank in 2015, passed away in Tashkent. He was 67. The funeral will be held today in the afternoon, relatives said. According to them, Mullajanov was suffering chronic kidney disease and diabetes over the past 2-3 years
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Uzbekistan receives another high-speed electric train

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Uzbekistan receives another high-speed electric train

- Uzbekistan Railways JSC received another new high-speed electric train produced by Spanish Patentes Talgo, S.A., Uzbekistan Railways JSC said. Uzbekistan Railways company and Spanish Patentes Talgo, S.A. signed a contract to purchase two AVE 250 high-speed electric trains worth 38 million euro. Uzbekistan Railways company uses two AVE 250 high-speed electric trains, purchased from Patentes Talgo, S.A. in 2009. At present, electric trains operate along the Tashkent-Samarkand-Karshi route
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S&P raises Uzbek bank’s short-term rating

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S&P raises Uzbek bank’s short-term rating

- S&P Global Ratings said that it had raised its short-term counterparty credit rating on Uzbekistan-based Turkiston Bank to 'B' from 'C' and removed the "under criteria observation" (UCO) designation from this rating, which was applied on April 7, 2017, at the start of the criteria review. At the same time, S&P affirmed the 'B-' long-term counterparty credit rating on Turkiston Bank
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France urges closer security ties with Uzbekistan after militant attacks

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France urges closer security ties with Uzbekistan after militant attacks

- France and Uzbekistan need to strengthen security cooperation in order to combat jihadist groups and prevent violent attacks, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told Reuters on Saturday during a visit to the Central Asian nation. Suspected Islamist militants from the mainly Muslim ex-Soviet region of Central Asia have been blamed for two attacks this month: a metro bombing in Russia's second city, St
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France urges closer security ties with Uzbekistan after militant attacks

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France urges closer security ties with Uzbekistan after militant attacks

- TASHKENT: France and Uzbekistan need to strengthen security cooperation in order to combat jihadist groups and prevent violent attacks, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told Reuters on Saturday during a visit to the Central Asian nation. Suspected Islamist militants from the mainly Muslim ex-Soviet region of Central Asia have been blamed for two attacks this month: a metro bombing in Russia's second city, St
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French FM to visit Uzbekistan

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French FM to visit Uzbekistan

- France’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault will arrive in Uzbekistan for an official visit on Apr. 14, the press service of Uzbekistan’s Foreign Ministry said in a message. During the visit, meetings are planned at the Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and within other formats, said the message. Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov visited France in late March
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French Foreign Minister to visit Uzbekistan

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French Foreign Minister to visit Uzbekistan

- AKIPRESS.COM - Minister of Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Marc Ayrault will arrive in Uzbekistan on official visit on April 14, reports the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry. He will hold talks in the Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other bodies in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan and France have bilateral agreements on avoidance of double taxation of incomes, avoidance of tax evasion, mutual promotion and protection of investments, as well as cooperation in the spheres of economy, science, air transport and other documents
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Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan: Police

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Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan: Police

- STOCKHOLM: The suspected driver of a truck that ploughed into a crowd in Stockholm killing four people is a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan known to Sweden's intelligence agency, authorities said Saturday. "We have confirmed that he is a man, 39 years old, from Uzbekistan," Swedish police chief Dan Eliasson told reporters. "He has appeared in our intelligence gathering in the past," intelligence agency chief Anders Thornberg added
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Gazprom, Uzbekistan reach agreement on gas purchase

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Gazprom, Uzbekistan reach agreement on gas purchase

- Russia’s Gazprom and Uzbekistan agreed to sign a medium-term contract on purchase of Uzbek gas, said Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee Alexey Miller speaking about the results of his recent meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. It is expected that this will be a 5-year contract on a price formula. Earlier, it was reported that Russia bought 6.2 billion cubic meters of gas from Uzbekistan in 2016, and plans to buy five billion cubic meters of gas in 2017
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Siria-Uzbekistan 1-0, il rigore a cucchiaio per il Totti siriano

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Siria-Uzbekistan 1-0, il rigore a cucchiaio per il Totti siriano

- Il gol di Omar Khribin agli sgoccioli della partita valida per le qualificazioni mondiali contro l'Uzbekistan, giocata a Kuala Lumpur, è stato decisivo: un successo che tiene vivo il sogno mondiale dei siriani. La Siria è ora quarta nel girone a soli due punti dalla Corea del Sud, che occupa il primo posto utile per l'accesso ai mondiali di Russia 2018
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India vs Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie set for April

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India vs Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie set for April

- AKIPRESS.COM - Bengaluru has been named as the venue for the India vs Uzbekistan Asia Oceania Zone group I Davis Cup tie from 7-9 April 2017, the All India Tennis Association said. India had defeated New Zealand 4-1 in the first round at Pune earlier this month while Uzbekistan got the better of Korea 3-1 in the away first round tie, NDTV reported. The two countries are locked 2-2 in
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Kyrgyzstan agrees with China to buy alternate Internet and transit to Uzbekistan

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Kyrgyzstan agrees with China to buy alternate Internet and transit to Uzbekistan

- Kyrgyzstan agrees with China to buy alternate Internet and transit to Uzbekistan - Kyrgyztelecom telecommunication operator signed a general agreement with the China Telecom state-owned telecommunication company on the Internet provision, the company told Tazabek on Wednesday... 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
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  • Mirziyiyev criticizes work of law enforcement agencies of Uzbekistan
    Mirziyiyev criticizes work of law enforcement agencies of Uzbekistan

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    AKIPRESS.COM - President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev during video conference with the law enforcement agencies in Tashkent, criticized the work on disclosing crimes, detention of criminals and others, UzA reported. "Crimes and suicides among youth increased in Ferghana region. We talk too much about this, but children still continue hanging and committing suicides. If you work more than sitting at the meetings, children would not have hung!" the President noted
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  • French Foreign Minister to visit Uzbekistan
    French Foreign Minister to visit Uzbekistan

    , akipress.com

    AKIPRESS.COM - Minister of Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Marc Ayrault will arrive in Uzbekistan on official visit on April 14, reports the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry. He will hold talks in the Cabinet of Ministers, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other bodies in Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan and France have bilateral agreements on avoidance of double taxation of incomes, avoidance of tax evasion, mutual promotion and protection of investments, as well as cooperation in the spheres of economy, science, air transport and other documents
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  • India vs Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie set for April
    India vs Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie set for April

    , akipress.com

    AKIPRESS.COM - Bengaluru has been named as the venue for the India vs Uzbekistan Asia Oceania Zone group I Davis Cup tie from 7-9 April 2017, the All India Tennis Association said. India had defeated New Zealand 4-1 in the first round at Pune earlier this month while Uzbekistan got the better of Korea 3-1 in the away first round tie, NDTV reported. The two countries are locked 2-2 in
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  • Uzbekistan receives another high-speed electric train
    Uzbekistan receives another high-speed electric train

    , trend.az

    Uzbekistan Railways JSC received another new high-speed electric train produced by Spanish Patentes Talgo, S.A., Uzbekistan Railways JSC said. Uzbekistan Railways company and Spanish Patentes Talgo, S.A. signed a contract to purchase two AVE 250 high-speed electric trains worth 38 million euro. Uzbekistan Railways company uses two AVE 250 high-speed electric trains, purchased from Patentes Talgo, S.A. in 2009. At present, electric trains operate along the Tashkent-Samarkand-Karshi route
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  • Head of Uzbekistan's Central Bank passes away at age 67
    Head of Uzbekistan's Central Bank passes away at age 67

    , akipress.com

    Chairman of the Central Bank of Uzbekistan Faizulla Mullajanov, who worked on this position for 14 years and named by Global Finance as one of the best heads of central bank in 2015, passed away in Tashkent. He was 67. The funeral will be held today in the afternoon, relatives said. According to them, Mullajanov was suffering chronic kidney disease and diabetes over the past 2-3 years
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  • Mirziyiyev criticizes work of law enforcement agencies of Uzbekistan
    Mirziyiyev criticizes work of law enforcement agencies of Uzbekistan

    , akipress.com

    AKIPRESS.COM - President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev during video conference with the law enforcement agencies in Tashkent, criticized the work on disclosing crimes, detention of criminals and others, UzA reported. "Crimes and suicides among youth increased in Ferghana region. We talk too much about this, but children still continue hanging and committing suicides. If you work more than sitting at the meetings, children would not have hung!" the President noted
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  • Russian court halts journalist's deportation to Uzbekistan
    Russian court halts journalist's deportation to Uzbekistan

    , bostonherald.com

    MOSCOW — A Moscow court has stopped the deportation of a Russian reporter to his native Uzbekistan, bowing to a European court's order. The European Court of Human Rights has obliged Russia to halt Khudoberdy Nurmatov's deportation amid rights activists' fear he might face torture in Uzbekistan. On Tuesday, the Moscow City Court suspended an earlier ruling to deport Nurmatov in accordance with the Strasbourg court's verdict
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  • Uzbekistan celebrating Eid al-Fitr
    Uzbekistan celebrating Eid al-Fitr

    , akipress.com

    AKIPRESS.COM - Uzbekistan is celebrating the holy holiday of Muslims — Eid al-Fitr — today. The event was started with the Eid al-Fitr in more than 200,000 mosques of the country. Muslims today give each-other presents and feast. The religious Eid (Muslim religious festival) is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast
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