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Golovkin carries belts and Kazakhstan's hopes

Kazakhstan was on the map all along. All Gennady Golovkin did was circle it. Only eight countries in the world are bigger. It squats in the middle of Central Asia, larger by itself than Western Europe. It also is the biggest country in the world without a coastline. Since it only gained independence

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-15 22:39:16

Uzbekistan lets contract for refinery in Jizzakh region

Uzbekistan has let a contract to Enter Engineering Pte. Ltd. of Russia to build its previously announced 5 million-tonne/year grassroots refinery in the former Soviet state's eastern Jizzakh region (OGJ Online, May 1, 2017). As general contractor, Enter Engineering will work alongside partners Amec

OIL & GAS JOURNAL - 2017-09-14 21:17:01

Uzbekistan will allow cash FX sales within months, central bank says

TASHKENT, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Uzbekistan will let local banks sell foreign cash to individuals in a few months, another step in its liberalisation of foreign exchange operations, the former Soviet republic's central bank said on Thursday. The Central Asian nation this month lifted most of the restr

REUTERS - 2017-09-14 09:13:05

INTERVIEW-EBRD considers taking stakes in more Belarus banks

MINSK, Sept 14 (Reuters) - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering taking equity stakes in more banks in Belarus as part of its efforts to help the state open up its economy, EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti said. This week the EBRD agreed to loan 50 million euros (

CNBC - 2017-09-14 14:50:00

U.S. to send talented team to CISM Military World Championships in Lithuania, Sept. 20-23

Ellis Coleman, shown at the 2017 World Championships in France, will compete for the USA at the CISM World Military Championships in Lithuania. Photo by Larry Slater. The top wrestlers from the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces will come together to compete in the CISM World Military Wrestling Champ

TEAMUSA.ORG - 2017-09-13 22:09:07

Uzbeks change FA leadership after World Cup qualification disaster

September 13 - Following the traumatic failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, Uzbekistan have not only sacked the national coach, but also unanimously (as is customary in the Uzbek dictatorship) elected a new president for the Football Federation. Umid Ahmadjonov now takes over from the long-ser

INSIDEWORLDFOOTBALL.COM - 2017-09-13 09:15:02

Corning High School students return from international food summit with global experience

Pictured, from left, are Corning High School juniors Mickaila Cordray, Baylie Belew and Dakota Boyd. Contributed Corning >> Back from a global adventure of a lifetime, Corning High School's Mickaila Cordray, Baylie Belew and Dakota Boyd are reflecting on what exactly they learned when they traveled

RED BLUFF DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-12 07:00:00

Former junior welterweight titlist Viktor Postol (...

Former junior welterweight titlist Viktor Postol (28-1, 12 KOs) will end a 14-month layoff when he takes on Uzbekistan prospect Jamshidbek Najmiddinov (14-0, 9 KOs) on Saturday in Kiev, Ukraine, Postol's home country, according to Vadim Kornilov, Postol's manager. Postol, 33, of Ukraine, has not fou

ESPN - 2017-09-12 18:19:37

Vathanaka should leave Japan for Thailand

The 2019 Asian Cup qualifier between Cambodia and Vietnam last week did not get the attention it deserved outside the confines of those two countries. With Asian teams either clinching World Cup spots or getting into the play-offs, the headlines were full of other teams: Syria, South Korea, Australi

FOXSPORTSASIA.COM - 2017-09-11 00:30:20

Pennington School begins 180th academic year

PENNINGTON - The Pennington School officially opened its 180th academic year on Friday evening, Sept. 8 with Convocation ceremonies held under a tent on the School's O'Hanlon Green. Headmaster William S. Hawkey welcomed 528 students, comprising residents of nine states and representatives of 28 coun

NJ.COM - 2017-09-11 19:22:30

Finance minister attends inaugural ceremony for CAREC Institute

KABUL (Pajhwok): Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi has travelled to the Chinese city of Urumqi where he participated in the inauguration ceremony for the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Institute, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) said on Sunday. Finance ministers from Pakistan, Uzbekista

PAJHWOK.COM - 2017-09-11 01:55:00

USA lands three champs in Cadet Worlds finale

Photo: (L to R) Aaron Brooks, Daniel Kerkvliet, Kurt McHenry and Will Lewan show off their championship belts. ATHENS, Greece - The United States went three-for-three in Sunday night's gold-medal finals of the 2017 Cadet World Championships in Athens, Greece. Kurt McHenry won his second-consecutive

TEAMUSA.ORG - 2017-09-10 20:13:04

UFC 215: How to watch 'Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko 2' live stream online - 'Prelims'

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will be back in action later tonight (Sat., Sept. 9, 2017) at UFC 215 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, when she defends her 135-pound title opposite Russian power

MMAMANIA.COM - 2017-09-09 18:00:02

Investors explore risky frontier with Tajikistan's debut bond

* Investors flock to high-yielding Tajik bond debut * Funds earmarked for world's highest hydropower dam * Project aims to export power to Afghanistan * But neighbouring Uzbekistan wants idea dropped * Investors stung by Mozambique bond default By Sujata Rao and Alexander Winning LONDON, Sept

REUTERS - 2017-09-08 09:41:33

At this Brooklyn restaurant, you can get Korean food with a side of Russian history

Over the past 50 years, Brooklyn's Brighton Beach neighborhood has gained a nickname: "Little Odessa." The first wave of Russians began immigrating here in the 1970s, followed by another spike in the 1990s, after the collapse of the Berlin Wall. Now, almost half the immigrant population in Brighton

PRI - 2017-09-08 16:30:00

Guus Hiddink 'not offered' South Korea return for World Cup - Korea FA

Hours after South Korea sealed their involvement in a ninth successive World Cup, Korea FA officials were denying media reports that Dutchman Guus Hiddink was in line for a sensational return to take over as head coach. The Taeguk Warriors finished second in Group A on Tuesday after a tense goalless

ESPNFC.COM - 2017-09-07 11:45:00

Four down, one to go? What next for Asia's World Cup hopefuls

The third round of Asian qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup concluded on Tuesday and it is Iran, Japan, Korea Republic and Saudi Arabia who will be heading to Russia next summer. However, there is potentially one more spot up for grabs and it will be reigning Asian Cup champions Australia and su

FOXSPORTSASIA.COM - 2017-09-07 07:56:50

What's Happening: Your 10-day forecast

Entertainment ideas for the near future. TODAY THROUGH OCT. 28 EAST MEETS WEST: UF's University Galleries is hosting its first exhibit of the year, "Uzbekistan: Oriental Fairytale," which showcases the history, traditions and culture of Uzbekistan. Organized by Albina Hartner, a Fulbright Scholar an

GAINESVILLE.COM - 2017-09-07 05:01:00

No Oil, No Credit History, No Problem

Tajikistan, the poorest state in central Asia, is trying for its first international bond deal. After a few false starts over the years, this time it might pull it off -- showing emerging market investor caution is being thrown to the wind. Or in this case, water. The deal will finance construction

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-07 05:00:14

Hearing for Chicago-area man facing New York terror charges

CHICAGO (AP) - A judge is expected to decide if a 31-year-old truck driver from suburban Chicago will be sent to New York City to face terrorism charges. Dilshod Khusanov was scheduled to appear Thursday in federal court in Chicago. He was arrested last week at his Villa Park home on charges he belo

KPVI NEWSCHANNEL 6 - 2017-09-07 15:43:13