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Unrest in Kyrgyz capital

2010-04-08 01:22:23 GMT2010-04-08 09:22:23 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Burned cars are seen outside the presidential palace in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, April 8, 2010. The Kyrgyz presidential palace has been occupied by the opposition protesters, and a new government, led by Roza Otunbayeva, the country's former foreign minister and leader of the Social Democratic faction, has been formed, key opposition leader Temir Sariev claimed on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Sadat)

A protestor throws stones outside the presidential office in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, April 7, 2010. (Xinhua/Sadat)

A car travels on a street in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, April 8, 2010. The Kyrgyz presidential palace has been occupied by the opposition protesters, and a new government, led by Roza Otunbayeva, the country's former foreign minister and leader of the Social Democratic faction, has been formed, according to key opposition leader Temir Sariev on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Sadat)

Cars travel on a street in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, April 8, 2010. The Kyrgyz presidential palace has been occupied by the opposition protesters, and a new government, led by Roza Otunbayeva, the country's former foreign minister and leader of the Social Democratic faction, has been formed, according to key opposition leader Temir Sariev on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Sadat)

Protestors carry an injured fellow in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan, April 7, 2010. At least 10 protesters were killed and scores of others injured when Kyrgyz opposition supporters, who were demanding the resignation of President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, clashed with riot police outside the presidential office Wednesday. (Xinhua/Sadat)

The Kyrgyz presidential palace has been occupied by the opposition protesters, and a new government, led by Roza Otunbayeva, the country's former foreign minister and leader of the Social Democratic faction, has been formed, key opposition leader Temir Sariev claimed on Wednesday.

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