Tajikistan says 19 dead in border clashes with Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan on Thursday said 19 of its nationals died in last week's border clashes with Kyrgyzstan, the first time it has reported its toll of the violence.
Kyrgyzstan accuses Tajikistan of breaking ceasefire
Kyrgyzstan accused Tajikistan of breaking a ceasefire by firing on homes on Saturday and said 33 of its people have been killed in the deadliest border clashes between the countries since their independence from the Soviet Union.
Ex-president leaves Kyrgyzstan as criminal case mulled
Kyrgyzstan's former president Sooronbay Jeenbekov has left the Central Asian country, his representative said Tuesday, as investigators consider opening a criminal probe into his role in a crackdown on protesters last year.
Kyrgyz election lacked level playing field: OSCE
Kyrgyzstan's presidential election held on Sunday lacked "a level playing field" as the victorious candidate had far greater funding allowing him to dominate his rivals' campaigns, international observers said on Monday.
Kyrgyzstan sets new polls as new PM reassures Russia
Kyrgyzstan's electoral authorities said Wednesday parliamentary polls annulled over unrest would be repeated in December as acting leader Sadyr Japarov moved to assure Russia of the two countries' strategic partnership.
Kyrgyzstan detains ex-president's ally after crisis
Kyrgyzstan authorities Tuesday detained on corruption charges a powerbroker closely allied to former president Sooronbay Jeenbekov, the national security committee said, as a new acting leader seeks to consolidate power with an anti-graft drive.
Kyrgyzstan president Jeenbekov announces resignation
Kyrgyzstan's President Sooronbay Jeenbekov resigned on Thursday, saying he wanted to bring an end to the crisis sparked by disputed parliamentary elections earlier this month. "I am not clinging to power. I do not want to go down in the history of Kyrgyzstan as a president who allowed bloodshed and shooting on its people. I…
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.