Uzbekistan Travel Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 13:24 First women football tournament among university students to be held in TashkentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | AkiPress

    In the framework of the FIFA World Cup among women in Canada which is being held on June 6-Jule 5, Women's Association Football in cooperation with the German Embassy to Tashkent will perform in favor of women's football in Uzbekistan. First football tournament among the students of universities of Tashkent will be held on June 22-28 for this purpose, reported German Embassy to Uzbekistan.

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  2. Mashhad city most popular for tourists visiting IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Today.Az

    Javad Mousavi, the deputy director of Khorasan Razavi Province's Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Department said half of foreign tourists to Iran choose the holy city of Mashhad as their destination. Mashhad is the second most populous city in Iran and capital of Razavi Khorasan Province in the northeast of the country, close to the borders of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.

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  3. Video shows moment Taliban bomb hit Afghanistan parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The Islamic fundamentalist group, which ruled Afghanistan between 1996 and 2001, launched a complex attack on the parliament building with gunmen battling police after the initial bomb blast.

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  4. Lesvos: Visiting the tiny Greek island receiving tens of thousands of refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | The Independent

    The overcrowded makeshift camp, lacking bathrooms, food and blankets, is not how the refugees imagined Europe. But Greece is struggling to cope with the tide of boats arriving on its islands from neighbouring Turkey.

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  5. Afghan warlord angry at being 'sidelined' by GhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Ismail Khan played a major role in Afghanistan's struggle against Soviet occupation, but the powerful warlord now accuses his country's government of sidelining him just as it faces up to the Taliban's obstinate insurgency. Afghan warlord and former mujahideen leader Ismail Khan is photographed during an interview with AFP at his residence in Herat province on May 29, 2015 Khan was once one of the most important commanders of the "mujahideen" fighters who battled to expel the Soviets from Afghanistan in the 1980s.

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  6. 13:02 Millions of U.S. dollars may have gone to 'ghost schools' in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | AkiPress

    Nils Kauffman, who served as an education officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Afghanistan, said he noticed irregularities at a vocational training institute the agency was funding during his visits to its campus in downtown Kabul in 2012 and 2013. He recalls being surprised not to see any students in the institute's laboratories, where volt meters and scientific equipment remained in their original packaging.

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  7. Bamiyan Buddhas in Hologram FormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Neatorama

    The largest Buddha statues in the world stood against the cliffs of the Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan for centuries. Then in March of 2001, the Taliban dynamited the ancient artifacts.

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  8. 14:29 Uzbekistan to prepare 70 thousand tons of vegetables for winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | AkiPress

    Uzbekistan intends to create the reserve of more than 70 thousand tons of agricultural products, including 17 thousand tons of potato, onion, nearly 20 thousand tons of vegetables, fruit, 500 tons of meat, reports the Uzbek Embassy in Kyrgyzstan. The Association Uzulgurjisavdoinvest has the warehouses where the above-mentioned harvest will be kept.

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  9. How China to Holland road trip became showcase for Chinese brandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Inspired by a shared interest in China, two Dutchmen came up with an ambitious plan to turn a 20,000km road trip from Shanghai to the Netherlands into a showcase for Chinese products Thinking big can really pay off. You come up with an idea for great adventure, find someone to pay for it all, and then parlay that experience into an enviable new job.

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  10. Senegal books semi-final berthRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Senegal booked their place in the FIFA U20 World Cup semi-finals with a 1-0 win over Uzbekistan in Wellington. After Mali's victory over Germany earlier in the day, Mamadou Thiam's strike was enough to see Africa occupy half of the tournament's final four spots for the first time in a decade after they came out on top in a tight encounter against the Central Asians.

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  11. World Cup impact in FijiRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE Vodafone Fiji U20 team's performance at the FIFA U20 World Cup especially the win against Honduras had the nation in a football frenzy. The team had created history, first by qualifying to the nation's first ever football World Cup then striker Iosefo Verevou scored Fiji's first ever goal in a World Cup against Germany and then the win against Honduras.

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  12. U20 World Cup: Mamadou Thiam slots Senegal into final fourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Senegal booked their place in the FIFA U-20 World Cup semi-finals with a 1-0 win over Uzbekistan in Wellington. After Mali's victory over Germany earlier in the day, Mamadou Thiam's strike was enough to see Africa occupy half of the tournament's final four spots for the first time in a decade after they came out on top in a tight encounter against the Central Asians.

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  13. 'Rock The Kasbah' Trailer Starring Bill Murray and Bruce WillisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Hypebeast.com

    As directed by famed director Barry Levinson, Bill Murray's latest role in the forthcoming feature film Rock The Kasbah features an all-star cast intertwined with the journey of rock manager Richie Lanz as he finds his way through Afghanistan. Bill Murray's act, played by Zoe Deschanel, has been convinced to travel to the other end of the world to perform in front of "2000 horny soldiers" in a comedy compilation that sees the duo doing everything from fighting war criminals to performing in skeptical dimly lit bars for Kabul's popular Afghan Star television show.

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  14. MTB World-First: Expedition to Traverse Kyrgyzstan's Talas Mountains LoomsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | PR.com

    A world first attempt to traverse Kyrgyzstan's Talas Mountains on mountain bikes departs this September with a team of MTB enthusiasts led by adventure travel company Secret Compass. The isolated Talas region is a land of forgotten borders, cut off from the rest of Kyrgyzstan.

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  15. Market MoverTIGER, Tiger, Burning Bright: Lessons from Carner and HoganRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | American Reporter

    There's a reason why Afghanistan is known as the graveyard of empires. Afghans are not just tenacious fighters, they are equally tenacious when it comes to corruption and playing every possible angle for fun and profit.

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  16. Thursday, Jun 11, 2015Read the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | Soccer America

    Miguel Ibarra, the NASL's only U.S. national team player, is reportedly moving from Minnesota United, his club since 2012, to Mexico's Leon. In a game of musical chairs, Greg Garza will replace Edgar Castillo at Atlas while Castillo moves to Monterrey.

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  17. U.S. Adapts 'Lily Pad' Strategy to Defeat ISIS in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | TIME.com

    The top U.S. military officer likened the expanding American footprint in Iraq Thursday to "lily pads" that will sprout across the pond known as Anbar Province, where the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria seized the capital last month. "Our campaign is built on establishing these 'lily pads' that allow us to encourage the Iraqi security forces forward," Army General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters during a visit in Italy.

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  18. PM Modi to visit 5 Central Asian nations from July 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    In a bid to deepen strategic footprints and energy cooperation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin an 8-day trip crisscrossing five Central Asian nations from July 6, besides visiting Russia to attend the Brics summit from July 8 to 10. Modi will begin the visit on July 6 from Uzbekistan and will conclude it on July 13. The visit is expected to give a roadmap for making India's connect-Central Asia policy into a strategic action plan at a time when China is focusing more on the region and US presence in Afghanistan, adjoining many Central Asian countries, is diminishing, sources said.

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  19. INTERVIEW: Heading to Central Asia, UN chief pledges to promote -...Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | United Nations

    Many communities in Central Asia, like Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province in Tajikistan , are prone to disasters such as flooding and mudslides. The UN is working with the Government to develop a country-wide disaster-resilience strategy.

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  20. Lessons of Flying Eagles qualificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Vanguard

    By Pual Bassey Yesterday morning Nigerians breathed a sigh of relief when the Flying Eagles overcame a nervy start to beat Hungary by two Awoniyi goals to progress in the Group behind Brazil. AS second in the group, the implication is that they are most likely to face a tougher Group winner and fingers are already being pointed at free scoring European giants Germany.

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