2010-06-13 14:33:35 GMT SINA.com
More than 75,000 Uzbek refugees have fled the rising ethnic violence in neighboring Kyrgyzstan, officials said Sunday, amid reports of Kyrgyz mobs torching Uzbek villages and slaughtering their residents.
2010-06-13 12:44:43 GMT SINA.com
Kyrgyz mobs burned Uzbek villages, slaughtered their residents and stormed police stations seeking to loot more weapons Sunday as ethnic rioting engulfed new areas in southern Kyrgyzstan.
2010-06-12 13:23:14 GMT Xinhua English
MOSCOW, June 12 (Xinhua) -- Russian troops stationed in Kyrgyzstan as security for Russia's Kant military base will not be used to restore order in the southern part of the Central Asian state, a senior military official said Saturday.
2010-04-08 01:22:23 GMT Xinhua English
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.
2010-04-07 13:52:26 GMT Xinhua English
BISHKEK, April 7 (Xinhua) -- At least 17 people were killed and 180 others were injured in clash between police and opposition protesters in the capital city of Bishkek Wednesday, the Health Ministry said.
2010-04-14 01:28:26 GMT Xinhua English
WASHINGTON, April 13 (Xinhua) -- Kyrgyzstan is on the brink of civil war, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev warned Tuesday, calling for officials in the central Asian country to avoid further bloodshed.
2010-04-08 09:23:13 GMT Xinhua English
VIENNA, April 8 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said here on Thursday he was sending a special envoy to Kyrgyzstan following the bloody unrest in the Central Asian nation.
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