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GooGoosha's Gilded Cage

Gulnara Karimova, who has been under unofficial house arrest since March 2014 in Tashkent, is set to be moved to a gilded cage in the centre of the city as part of a deal brokered by Lord Venal on his recent visit to Uzbekistan’s capital. 167 more words

Central Asia

Uzbekistan set to re-elect president Islam Karimov..independent challengers are not allowed to run!


Uzbekistan has voted in a presidential election all but certain to be won by long-term incumbent Islam Karimov, who has led the country for over 25 years. 388 more words

World News

Karimov wins Uzbek presidential election

Uzbekistan’s incumbent President Islam Karimov has won the country’s presidential election, scoring 90.39% of the vote, head of the Uzbek Central Election Commission (CEC) Mirza-Ulugbek Abdusalomov told a briefing on Monday. 72 more words

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Uzbekistan: Joy as Missing Pensioner Becomes President (again...)

There was unbridled joy in the mahallahs of Uzbekistan as the pensioner who went awol earlier this year swept to a landslide victory in the presidential poll on 29 March. 343 more words

Central Asia

3 Central Asian Teens Jailed in NYC

Three New York City residents — two with Uzbekistan citizenship, and one a citizen of Kazakhstan — plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS militants and ‘wage jihad,’ the Justice Department announced on Wednesday. 562 more words