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  1. Uzbekistan Museum Director Sold Artworks and Replaced Them With FakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Hyperallergic

    The director of the State Art Museum of Uzbekistan in Tashkent was sentenced today to nine years in prison for systematically replacing works from the institution's collection with fakes and selling off the originals over a 15-year period. According to Agence France-Presse , director Mirfayz Usmonov, along with two accomplices , sold works by some 25 European artists, including the Italian Renaissance painter and scuptor Lorenzo di Credi .

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  2. Uzbek President Asks Putin to Help Fight Radical IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Voice of America

    Uzbekistan urged Russia on Wednesday to help protect Central Asia against what it said would be a rising threat from militant Islam as U.S. forces draw down their numbers in Afghanistan. President Islam Karimov said Central Asia, a resource-rich and mainly Muslim region nestled between Russia, China and Afghanistan, could face a fate similar to that of Iraq, swaths of which have been taken over by Islamic State insurgents.

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  3. Uzbek president asks Putin to help fight radical Islam in Central AsiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Reuters

    Uzbekistan urged Russia on Wednesday to help protect Central Asia against what it said would be a rising threat from militant Islam as U.S. forces draw down their numbers in Afghanistan. President Islam Karimov said Central Asia, a resource-rich and mainly Muslim region nestled between Russia, China and Afghanistan, could face a fate similar to that of Iraq, swathes of which have been taken over by Islamic State insurgents.

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  4. 16:13 Delegation of Altai businessmen visits UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | AkiPress

    A delegation of Altai businessmen visited the cities of Tashkent and Samarkand on November 24-30, the Altai Territory official website said. During the business trip, Altai businessmen met with the representatives of Russian Embassy, the Russian Trade Representation in Uzbekistan, and relevant Uzbek agencies and ministries.

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  5. 15:14 French director to give workshop in TashkentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | AkiPress

    A workshop by filmmaker Vincent Cardone will be held at the Institute of Arts and Culture in the capital of Uzbekistan on December 3-5, according to the press service of the French Embassy in Tashkent. This three-day workshop will bring together about thirty students majoring at stage direction, sound engineering, and cinematography.

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  6. 16:55 OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Burkhalter to visit Central Asian statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | AkiPress

    OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter will visit the five Central Asian republics Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan - from 19 to 22 November 2014. Burkhalter will discuss with his counterparts the work and activities of the OSCE presences in the region, their importance in all three dimensions, and will underline the crucial role of all countries in contributing to the security of the OSCE region.

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  7. The New York Times Expands Travel ProgramRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Business Wire

    The New York Times today announced the expansion of its travel program, Times Journeys to now include 29 itineraries, visiting 36 countries and seven continents. "We've fine-tuned the business over time, ultimately growing it from an educational cruise offering to a comprehensive travel program exploring many of the uncommon lands we cover in our news."

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  8. This weekend in ENCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Jacksonville Daily News

    The Emerald Isle Community Center invites the public to a Friday Free Flick 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Emerald Isle Community Center, 7500 Emerald Drive.

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  9. Another Il-76MD-90A aircraft was delivered to the flight test department of Aviastar-SPRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Avia.Ru

    Another Il-76MD-90A aircraft was rolled out of final assembly workshop of Aviastar-SP and transported to the enterprise's flight test department. The jet was fitted with aircraft systems and equipment and its cockpit was fitted with state-of-the-art avionics suite.

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  10. 16:40 Uzbekistan bans trips to Ebola affected African countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | AkiPress

    The emergency commission of the government of Uzbekistan on Ebola virus fight instructed the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan and the Uzbek tourism agency to temporarily stop tourist and other trips to the countries where this virus is spread. "Besides, Ebola cases were registered in U.S., Canada, UK, Spain, Germany.

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  11. At Brooklyn's Uzbechka, Delicious Silk Road Fare by Way of Key WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Eater

    Our first restaurants from Uzbekistan appeared in the 90s in Hell's Kitchen and the Diamond District, dispensing charcoal-grilled kebabs to a mixed constituency of Orthodox Jewish gem traders and barbecue-obsessed destination diners. At Gan Eden on 47th Street, the luscious, grease-glistening brochettes were cooked next to an open window over a baking sheet filled with lump charcoal - making patrons fear asphyxiation.

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  12. 14:27 Fencing competition for French Ambassador's Cup to take place in TashkentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | AkiPress

    The French Embassy and the Fencing Federation of Uzbekistan announced about the 2nd Cup of French Ambassador to be held in Tashkent. Young fencers of the country will participate in individual and team competitions in foil, saber and epee fencings, the French Embassy's press service said.

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  13. 10:30 Head of Turkish Agency TIKA visits UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | AkiPress

    Head of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency Serdar Cham visits Uzbekistan, the Turkish Embassy in Tashkent told Gazeta.uz. The TIKA delegation will participate in the International Conference "Development of cooperation in the Aral Sea Basin to mitigate environmental catastrophe", which is taking place in Urgench on October 28-29.

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  14. Helicopter Crash Complicates Germany-Uzbekistan Base NegotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    The crash of a German military helicopter in Uzbekistan in July has complicated the negotiations over the renewal of the agreement allowing the presence of Germany's air base in Uzbekistan, newspaper Die Welt has reported . Recall that in July, a German NH90 military transport helicopter crashed near the base at Termez, Uzbekistan, just over the border from Afghanistan.

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  15. Uzbek Personages Pay Congratulatory Visit to DPRK EmbassyRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Korean News

    Delegates of the Uzbekistan-DPRK Friendship Forum paid a congratulatory visit to the DPRK in Tashkent on Oct. 10 on the occasion of the 69th founding anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea . They laid bunches of flowers before the full-length portrait of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il and paid tribute to them.

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  16. 13:53 Tashkent hosts Italian Language WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | AkiPress

    The Italian Embassy in Uzbekistan is conducting series of cultural events in Tashkent on the occasion of the Week of Italian Language in the World. The events included play "Italian Book of Superlatives" prepared by the students of the Uzbek State University of World Languages and students of the State Conservatory of Uzbekistan, which was acted at the National Library on October 20. This week is dedicated to the Italian book publishing, so the main theme of the play is the book in all its literary genres, according to the news agency UzbekistanToday.

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  17. Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International airport polled 'world's worst airport'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The Nation

    For news details visit : For news details Read on : Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International airport polled 'world's worst airport' ISLAMABAD- The Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad has been voted as the worst airport in the world in a recent poll. According to a poll by the Guide to Sleeping at Airports website, the Islamabad airport was voted as the worst based on comfort, facilities, cleanliness and customer service, website reported.

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  18. UNWTO Executive Council discusses the links between tourism and culture.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | 4 Hoteliers

    The importance of building new partnership models for the sustainable development of cultural tourism gained particular relevance at the 99th session of the UNWTO Executive Council meeting in Samarkand. The Council also debated the latest international tourism trends and their impact on the Programme of Work of the Organization .

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  19. UNWTO Executive Council Discusses the Links Between Tourism and CultureRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Travel Industry Wire

    The importance of building new partnership models for the sustainable development of cultural tourism gained particular relevance at the 99th session of the UNWTO Executive Council meeting in Samarkand. The Council also debated the latest international tourism trends and their impact on the Programme of Work of the Organization .

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  20. 11:30 Czech Republic hands over medical equipment for children's hospital in NukusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | AkiPress

    The Czech Government handed over two medical equipment sets to the Republican Children's Hospital in Nukus on September 29, the press service of the Czech Embassy in Tashkent reported. The aid was provided on a non-refundable basis within the project of foreign development cooperation of the Czech Republic and Uzbekistan.

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