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America scolds Pakistan, eases up on Uzbekistan

IF THERE IS a city in the world where the persecution of all religions and beliefs is studied exhaustively, it is Washington, DC. In accordance with American law, two agencies are perpetually watching for infringements and calling out violators. Those agencies are the State Department and the United

THE ECONOMIST - 2018-12-14 02:00:10

Uzbekistan wins its long fight against malaria

TASHKENT (TCA) — Uzbekistan’s success in becoming recognized as a malaria-free country by the World Health Organization (WHO) is an “extraordinary outcome,” said the Executive Director of the Global Fund on December 11, a UN-backed partnership to end malaria epidemics, UN News service reported.

TIMES OF CENTRAL ASIA - 2018-12-14 04:07:59

Uzbekistan pulls out the stops for fine winemaking

Parkent (Uzbekistan) (AFP) – As the warm, busy autumn becomes a distant memory and winter extends its grip over the Central Asian steppe, Uzbek grape farmer Abdumutal Yuldashev’s harvest is bottled up, bound for Russia.

BREITBART - 2018-12-11 21:17:59

US says Uzbekistan improving on religious freedoms

TASHKENT (TCA) — The US State Department’s annual report on religious freedom, released on December 11, removed for the first time since 2006 Uzbekistan as a "Country of Particular Concern". The State Department did, however, include Uzbekistan on a special Watch List, RFE/RL reported.

TIMES OF CENTRAL ASIA - 2018-12-12 04:56:12

New flights to Tashkent, Uzbekistan from London, Paris and Frankfurt for Summer 2019 by Air Astana

Air Astana, the Skytrax award-winning national carrier of Kazakhstan, is pleased to offer new through flights to Tashkent, Uzbekistan via its Astana hub from London Heathrow, Frankfurt and Paris CDG from the start of its summer schedule on 29th March 2019.

50SKYSHADES.COM - 2018-12-11 15:24:00

Uzbekistan Resumes Imports Of Ukrainian Sugar

The Ukrsugar national sugar producers association states that Uzbekistan has resumed imports of Ukrainian sugar. The association said this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

UKRAINIAN NEWS - 2018-12-11 12:02:00

Uzbekistan’s Shifting Foreign Policy

Get exclusive analysis delivered to your inbox daily. Uzbekistan’s renewed domestic and foreign policies have largely been welcomed by the international community. The geopolitical landscape of Central Asia presents a challenge to Tashkent’s ambitions of increased cooperation among the states in the

THECIPHERBRIEF.COM - 2018-12-11 05:01:11

Uzbekistan eliminates malaria

Here’s a lesson for the next textbook on malaria: If at first you succeed, don’t rest on your laurels or become complacent. Put your head down and keep working. Public health officials in the Republic of Uzbekistan learned that lesson the hard way after they emerged victorious more than half a centu

OUTBREAKNEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-12-09 09:37:25

Samsung offers free smartphones with QLED TVs in Uzbekistan

Samsung has introduced a promotion for customers in Uzbekistan, reports Gazeta.uz. Customers buying the Samsung QLED TV sets are offered free Samsung Galaxy S9 or A7 smartphones as a bonus. The promotion is valid when buying the TVs in the Tashkent shops A-34, Mediapark Bozori, GoodZone, Texnomart,

TELECOMPAPER.COM - 2018-12-10 11:52:00

Kazakhstan, Russia Back Afghanistan's Transportation System

The new railway line is supposed to become a part of a trade and transportation corridor connecting the European Union, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

CASPIANNEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

Better access to Silk Road destinations with Air Astana

Kazakhstan’s flagship carrier Air Astana is launching flights from Heathrow, Frankfurt and Paris via its Astana hub from March 29. The new routes offer greater access to the Silk Road destinations, including Tashkent in Uzbekistan. The country is one of ABTA’s 12 travel trend destinations for 2019,

ABTAMAG.COM - 2018-12-12 11:41:48

Open Data Challenge 2018 concludes in Uzbekistan

TASHKENT (TCA) — An award ceremony marking the completion of the Open Data Challenge 2018, a digital information competition organized by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan (PCUz) in co-operation with the Ministry for Development of Information Technology and Information of Uzbekistan, took

TIMES OF CENTRAL ASIA - 2018-12-08 04:04:52

Uzbek Police Swear On Koran They'll Be Good Cops

Police in a district near the Uzbek capital entered new territory last week when they were required to swear on the Koran that they would "not take bribes" or "engage in extortion."

RFERL.ORG - 2018-12-10 16:20:00

Diane Von Furstenberg on the world's most stylish place and Uzbekistan with Louboutin

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MSN.COM - 2018-12-06 10:22:15

Uzbekistan Military Reportedly Raids Baptist Church

Military personnel and plainclothes police raided and ransacked an unregistered Baptist church in Uzbekistan’s capital city during Sunday worship Nov. 25, the Forum 18 news service reported.

BLACKCHRISTIANNEWS.COM - 2018-12-07 11:05:29

Uzbekistan's €100m new ski resort already in trouble before it's even open

Plans to open a multi-million-Euro ski resort in Uzbekistan are already in jeopardy as the country’s fragile infrastructure poses problems for organisers, despite the ski season being about to start.

YAHOO! - 2018-12-06 17:53:08

Making Uzbekistan Malaria Free is Major Achievement

GENEVA – When Uzbekistan earned WHO certification as malaria free, it was a major achievement in global health that demonstrates what is possible when partners coordinate preventive efforts, the Global Fund said today.

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

State Department Names the World’s Worst Violators of Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) welcomed the State Department’s announcement that it had named 10 “Countries of Particular Concern” (CPCs) for particularly severe religious freedom violations, including, for the first time, Pakistan. The naming of R

USCIRF.GOV - 2018-12-12 18:11:54

Ukraine, Uzbekistan to resume work of joint commission for comprehensive cooperation

Ukraine’s First Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv has held a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov.

UKRINFORM.NET - 2018-12-05 13:25:00

Russia's Sistema could consider MTS dividend cut due to Uzbek probe: Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Sistema could consider lowering dividend payments at its MTS unit if the mobile phone operator needs funds to cover a possible fallout from a U.S. investigation into its Uzbek business, Interfax reported.

REUTERS CANADA - 2018-12-07 14:30:35