Kyrgyz ex-president re-arrested after jail escape
Kyrgyzstan's security service said Saturday that it had rearrested former president Almazbek Atambayev after supporters freed him from jail during post-election protests. The arrest came as the incumbent president Sooronbay Jeenbekov reasserted control following unrest after a disputed parliamentary election in which several prominent politicians were freed. The state national security committee said in a…
Kyrgyz president 'ready to resign' to end crisis: office
Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov is ready to resign in a bid to end post-vote chaos enveloping the Central Asian country, he said in an address published Friday on his website.