All articles tagged "Uzbekistan"

Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan proclaimed enemies of the internet Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan proclaimed enemies of the internet

13 Mar, 03:24 PM 12 comments

Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan have been named ‘Enemies of the Internet’ in a report issued by Reporters Without Borders.

Tags: Internet, human rights, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan

Three key nations refuse to sign Nabucco pipeline agreement Three key nations refuse to sign Nabucco pipeline agreement

8 May, 05:47 PM 13 comments

A landmark meeting of EU Central Asian and Middle Eastern nations was marred on Friday when three key nations, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, did not sign an agreement on the Nabucco gas pipeline scheme, aimed at reducing Europe's dependence on Russian energy.

Tags: Nabucco, gas, pipeline, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan

World retailers force Uzbekistan to stop abusive child labor World retailers force Uzbekistan to stop abusive child labor

24 May, 03:09 PM 16 comments

Some of the world's biggest clothing businesses have forced the Uzbek government to sign International Labor Organization conventions that commit the country to stop using child labor in the state-sponsored cotton industry

Tags: Uzbekistan, forced child labor, cotton industry

Kyrgyzstan closes border with Uzbekistan after customs post blast Kyrgyzstan closes border with Uzbekistan after customs post blast

26 May, 01:34 PM 2 comments

Kyrgyzstan has closed its border with Uzbekistan after an explosion was reported to hit the Uzbek region of Andijan, where hundreds were killed in protests in 2005.

Tags: Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, explosions

16 reported killed in Uzbekistan bombings 16 reported killed in Uzbekistan bombings

27 May, 12:46 PM 14 comments

Local media have reported at least 16 casualties in several bombings that hit Uzbekistan on Tuesday, contradicting the official report of a single attack and a single victim.

Tags: Uzbekistan, explosions, terrorism

US and Uzbekistan hold talks on air base - report US and Uzbekistan hold talks on air base - report

10 Jun, 12:50 PM 5 comments

Washington is holding talks with Uzbekistan to establish an American military base in the ex-Soviet state, a Russian daily writes. If the negotiations are successful, the Uzbekistani base will replace the Manas base that neighboring Kyrgyzstan decided to close down.

Tags: Uzbekistan, US, Kyrgyzstan



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