Malaria may never be eliminated in Nigeria as efforts suffer setbacks
The global drive to eliminate malaria by 2030 is gaining momentum. The optimism is derived from the fact that several diseases have successfully been eradicated and eliminated such as smallpox and yaw.
Uzbek ex-leader's daughter sent to prison
The daughter of Uzbekistan's late president Islam Karimov has been sent to prison for allegedly violating the terms of her house arrest, prosecutors said on Wednesday.
Stockholm attack suspect 'confesses to terrorist crime'
A 39-year-old Uzbek national suspected of mowing down a crowd of people on a busy Stockholm street in a stolen truck on Tuesday admitted committing "a terrorist crime," his lawyer said.
Uzbek interim leader wins presidency with 88.6% of vote
Uzbekistan's interim leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev has won a landslide victory to become the country's second-ever president following the death of long-reigning strongman Islam Karimov, official results said Monday.
Uzbek strongman leader Islam Karimov dies
Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov died Friday, the government announced, ending over a quarter of a century of his iron-fisted rule in the Central Asian nation with no clear successor lined up.
Uzbek president in intensive care after brain haemorrhage
Strongman Uzbek President Islam Karimov is in intensive care after suffering a brain haemorrhage, his younger daughter wrote on social media on Monday.
Leading Russian mobile operator leaves troubled Uzbek market
The ministry's announcement, which the company also confirmed Friday, said the state-owned Center of Radio Communication, Broadcasting and Television had become "sole owner" of the pair's joint venture after MTS sold off its 50.01 percent stake.