Kyrgyz court to reconsider case of jailed ex-leader
A court in Kyrgyzstan on Monday overturned the conviction of a former president who was serving an 11-year jail sentence and ordered his corruption case to be retried.
Jailed ex-Kyrgyz leader 'hospitalised with pneumonia'
Ex-Soviet Kyrgyzstan's former president Almazbek Atambayev has been hospitalised with pneumonia but tested negative for the coronavirus, the Central Asian country's security committee said Tuesday.
Detained Kyrgyzstan ex-president accused of coup plot
Kyrgyzstan's ex-president Almazbek Atambayev was plotting to overthrow the government before he was detained in raids on his compound, the country's security services said Tuesday.
Kyrgyz court holds ex-president after raid
A court in Kyrgyzstan has ordered the country's former president to be held in pretrial detention after he was seized from his compound in raids that left one person dead and plunged the country in crisis.
Kyrgyzstan faces new crisis as ex-leader stripped of immunity
Lawmakers in Kyrgyzstan voted Thursday to lift the immunity of a former president, paving the way for a prosecution that could provoke a political crisis in the fragile Central Asian state.
4 dead, 20 missing after landslide sweeps over Kyrgyz village
A huge landslide swept over houses in a village in Kyrgyzstan on Saturday killing four people, with more than 20 others believed to be trapped under the debris, authorities said.