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Former ambassador says there is 'zero evidence' nerve agent used against Sergei Skripal was made in Russia

The former British Ambassador to Uzbekistan has said there is 'zero evidence' the nerve agent used in the attack against former double agent Sergei Skripal was manufactured in Russia. Craig Murray also claimed Theresa May was putting pressure on Porton Down chemical scientists to identify the nerve

YAHOO! - 2018-03-16 16:02:52

Getting to Know Uzbekistan through Pete R.'s Eyes

Uzbekistan is a place like no other - at least, that's what Pete R. concluded from his time there. The geometric patterns on the walls, the rich blue hues, the contrast of the yellow bricks, and the impeccably preserved Persian architecture are just a few of the elements that make this land Pete's f

PASSIONPASSPORT.COM - 2018-03-16 14:28:10

Harambee Stars custodian sets sight on 2020 Olympic Games

Ulinzi Stars keeper Timothy Odhiambo has a big dream of guiding Kenya to her first ever Olympic Games. Football Kenya Federation confirmed the country has enrolled to take part in the 2020 Olympic and the custodian believes that the Emerging Stars, national U-23 team may go through by booking a plac

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-16 09:47:33

Investing in Children Means Investing in Uzbekistan's Future

Over the past 20 years, the number of preschools in Uzbekistan has decreased by almost half (45%) and today, only 818,000 out of 2,450,000 children have access to preschool education. In order to increase enrollment, the Government of Uzbekistan is actively investing in the preschool sector. The Wor

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-03-16 07:00:00

The Latest: England coach: Team still going to World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) - The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England (all times local): 5:25 p.m. England manager Gareth Southgate says there's "no doubt" that his soccer team should be going to the World Cup despite Russia being blamed for poisoning a former spy in the U.K. British Prime Minist

BREITBART - 2018-03-15 07:00:00

Uzbekistan Is Sick Of Your Big Weddings, Might Regulate Guests And Meal Size [VIDEO]

Uzbekistan might start regulating the number of guests people can have at wedding celebrations, the Radio Free Europe reported Tuesday. Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev called large Uzbek weddings "shameless" in a leaked recording, Radio Free Europe reported. The authoritarian president went


Uzbek Refugee Behind Bars for Terror Plot Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Warden

An Uzbek refugee who was already serving 25 years in prison for terrorism charges has pleaded guilty to attempting to murder the warden of a federal prison. Fazliddin Kurbanov, 34, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted murder of a federal officer and admitted to attacking the warden at the Federa


New project pairs journalists with musicians to fight censorship

A new project from Reporters Without Borders Germany is using a loophole in certain nations' censorship laws to deliver news, Pitchfork reports. The Uncensored Playlist pairs journalists with local musicians in China, Egypt, Thailand, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam to write songs which convey news stories


AFC Champions League: Al Duhail through amid late drama in Tashkent

Al Duhail became the first side to qualify from the group stages of the AFC Champions League - but they certainly did it the hard way. Youssef El Arabi's injury-time brace saw Al Duhail continued their unblemished run in the AFC Champions League with a remarkable 2-1 win at Lokomotiv Tashkent, becom


U.S. Greco-Roman team to compete in Sofia, Bulgaria, at Dan Kolov /Nikola Petrov March, 22-25

Ildar Hafizov at the 2017 U.S. Open. Photo by: Tony Rotundo, Wrestlers are Warriors A team of nine Greco-Roman wrestlers representing the United States are set to battle at the Dan Kolov/Nikola Petrov 56th annual International Wrestling Tournament in in Sofia, Bulgaria, on March 22-25. The tournam


Taliban likely to miss Afghan peace meeting, says host Uzbekistan

TASHKENT (Reuters) - The Taliban is likely to miss an Afghan peace conference at which participants are set to call for direct talks between the militant group and the government of President Ashraf Ghani, the foreign ministry in Uzbekistan said on Monday. Representatives of the group have made no


Sendai Monitor launch in Central Asia/ South Caucasus

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, 7 March 2018 - Six countries in Central Asia and the South Caucasus are the latest to commit to using the Sendai Framework Monitor, the online tool launched on March 1, to improve disaster loss data collection in order to better inform national and local strategies for disaster r


Man of mystery: Tourist arrives, vanishes, is finally found

NEW YORK (AP) - For weeks, an Uzbek tourist who had come to the country to visit his daughter was a man of mystery. Sabirjon Akhmedov spent weeks in a Manhattan hospital after being found unconscious in a park three days after he was supposed to get on a bus to his daughter's Ohio home, the Daily Ne


Uzbek tourist loses ID, money and nearly life after mysteriously vanishing for weeks in Manhattan

An Uzbek tourist, after missing a bus from Chinatown to Ohio, lost his way, his identity - and nearly his life. The 61-year-old visitor was planning to go from Manhattan to visit his daughter in the Midwest when he left his nephew to run across the street for a bottle of water before their nightti


Uzbekistan drops objections to giant Tajik hydro project

DUSHANBE, March 9 (Reuters) - Uzbekistan no longer objects to the construction of the world's tallest dam in Tajikistan along a river shared by the two Central Asian nations, their presidents indicated after a meeting on Friday. Tashkent's resistance - and its ability to put pressure on Dushanbe by


Francis Kimanzi names Mathare United trio for a risky Uzbekistan trip

Francis Kimanzi has named three Mathare United players in the national U23 team that is set to play Uzbekistan in a friendly match. The junior Rising Stars will make a long trip to the war-torn Asian region for a friendly match scheduled for between March 22 and 25. Uzbekistan borders Afghanistan to


Morocco line up friendly games with Serbia and Uzbekistan

The greatest NFL players to come out of each Power 5 conference school Morocco have confirmed friendly fixtures against Serbia and Uzbekistan during this month's international break. The Royal Moroccan Football Federation disclosed preparations tabled for the north African country before the 2018 Wo


Crystal Palace’s Pape Souare delighted with Senegal’s call-up

Pape Souare is delighted after getting called up for Senegal's friendlies against Uzbekistan and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Aliou Cisse included the 27-year-old in the 30-man squad that will face the European sides in World Cup 2018 tune-up clashes billed for March. The Teranga Lions will take on the W


Promoter Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Sports and ...

Promoter Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Sports and Entertainment has made a deal with CBS Sports Digital to stream some of its cards on the OTT service SportsLive for free. The first Real Deal card to be streamed on the service will be Saturday night's show headlined by an eight-round junior welterwe


Uzbekistan Airways to Renew Planes Fleet

March 07--Uzbekistan Airways plans to cease commercial operation of the Il-1140-100 turboprop aircrafts, Uzbek media reported on March 7 citing ATO.ru aviation portal. According to the information, the aircrafts will be replaced by the BC Airbus A320ceo/neo planes. The company didn't comment on the