Uzbekistan Travel Newswire (Page 5)

Uzbekistan Travel Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Uzbekistan Travel. (Page 5)

Results 81 - 100 of 880 in Uzbekistan Travel

  1. Saving Mes Aynak to Premiere in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Northwestern University

    Saving Mes Aynak , the award-winning documentary about the race to save a 5,000-year-old Buddhist archaeological site from destruction by a Chinese copper mining company, will be aired by U.S. cable network Al Jazeera America on Monday, July 12 and Saturday, July 18 at 10 p.m. EST. Located within a Taliban-controlled region in Afghanistan, Mes Aynak is a significant cultural and historical site, potentially comparable to Machu Picchu or Pompeii.

    Comment?

  2. GAO: Kabul US embassy construction faces cost overrunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | SFGate

    Construction at the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been plagued by delays and cost overruns that may have affected security, the Government Accountability Office said Thursday. But the Obama administration said the surge in U.S. forces years ago and now the subsequent drawdown of American personnel, among other factors, forced adjustments to the project.

    Comment?

  3. Auditors cite cost overruns, delays at US Embassy in KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | SFGate

    Federal auditors say construction at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan's capital has been delayed and is plagued by cost overruns. A new report by the Government Accountability Office also cites the State Department's "insufficient and different levels of security for temporary offices and housing."

    Comment?

  4. Ashraf Ghani's bold move for Taliban peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Newsday

    The first face-to-face talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Pakistan happened after months of "talks about talks". Crucially to getting to this point in what is now a peace process, there have not been any preconditions laid down, such as a ceasefire, that have hampered previous attempts by the US to engage the Taliban in talks.

    Comment?

  5. Auditors cite cost overruns, delays at US Embassy in Afghanistan; House panel investigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Federal auditors say construction at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan's capital has been delayed and is plagued by cost overruns. A new report by the Government Accountability Office also cites the State Department's "insufficient and different levels of security for temporary offices and housing."

    Comment?

  6. Richmond 'Brothers' helping others less fortunateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Richmond News

    The Cambie secondary's Brothers Helping Others group are: Birk Zukowsky, Amar Deol, Omeid Niyaz, Kareem el-Wishahy, Kyle Sangha and Aditya Patel. The boys are sending school supplies to Afghanistan this summer.

    Comment?

  7. Tajikistan, Uzbekistan Deal With Migrant Laborer ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    The governments of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are moving to head off a potentially large problem caused by the shrinking market for migrant laborers in Russia. For the last decade, millions of citizens from the two countries, and many from Kyrgyzstan, have been making the journey to Russia to find work due to lack of jobs at home.

    Comment?

  8. 12:23 Day of Uzbekistan in Ural kicks off in YekaterinburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | AkiPress

    The idea of the event was to present the residents of Sverdlovsk region about a rich history, culture, and heritage of the Uzbek people, reports Jahon news agency . The event was attended by the political authorities of the Sverdlovsk region, the foreign consulates, the staff of travel agencies, and the media.

    Comment?

  9. PHOTOS: PM Modi charms UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Rediff.com

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on the first leg of his eight-day visit to Central Asia and Russia. From Uzbekistan, the PM will go to Kazakhstan and will then travel to Russia on July 8, before flying to Turkmenistan on July 10, Kyrgyzstan on July 11 and Tajikistan on July 12. Prime Minister Modi interacts with children after paying his tribute at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial in Tashkent.

    Comment?

  10. 10:25 Narendra Modi presents Islam Karimov great Indian poet's workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | AkiPress

    Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi presented Uzbek President Islam Karimov a specially commissioned reproduction of the "Khamsa-i-Khusrau" quintet by the great 13th century Sufi poet Amir Khusrau. Today, Modi will visit monument to late Prime Minister of India Lal Bahadur Shastri in Tashkent.

    Comment?

  11. PM Narendra Modi arrives in UzbekistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Uzbekistan capital, Tashkent on the first leg of his eight-day visit to Central Asia and Russia, aiming to enhance strategic, economic and energy ties besides attending Summits of BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation . Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received at the airport by his Uzbek counterpart Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev and his cabinet colleagues.

    Comment?

  12. Modi thanks Uzbek PM for warm welcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | The Times of India

    PM Modi arrives in the historic city of Tashkent on the first leg of his Central Asia tour. TASHKENT: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here in Uzbekistan capital on Monday for the first leg of his eight-day visit to Central Asia and Russia, aiming to enhance strategic, economic and energy ties besides attending Summits of BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organization .

    Comment?

  13. More Read the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | KXVO

    Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith.

    Comment?

  14. PM Modi leaves on six-nation visit, to attend BRICS, SCO SummitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | DNA India

    The Prime Minister's visit will start with Uzbekistan from where he will go to Kazakhstan tomorrow. He will then travel to Russia on July 8, before flying to Turkmenistan on July 10, Kyrgyzstan on July 11 and Tajikistan on July 12. Prime Minister Narendra Modi left on an eight-day visit to five Central Asian countries as also Russia, aiming to enhance strategic, economic and energy ties besides attending Summits of BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation on Monday morning.

    Comment?

  15. Gloucestershire Police adopt new tool to help communicate with vulnerable communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Gazette Series

    PocketComms has been launched to enable officers to speak to members of the public where English isn't their first language or they may have a disability or learning difficulty. Using a comprehensive set of vivid and simple graphics, PocketComms enables members of the public to indicate what service they need or explain a set of circumstances that may have happened to them.

    Comment?

  16. A passage to inner AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's extended trip to five Central Asian states, beginning today, is about reconnecting with a region that has inspired much political romanticism in New Delhi over the last quarter of a century, but little concrete action. When the Soviet Union broke up in 1991, Delhi had an advantage.

    Comment?

  17. Modi's Russia, Central Asia visit to boost energy, trade tiesRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2015 | Mydigitalfc.com

    Prime minister Narendra Modi's forthcoming visit from July 6-13 to Russia as also five Central Asian countries is expected to boost strategic and economic ties with the region, India Inc said today. "Consequent to India increasing FDI up to 49 per cent in the defence production, its economic relations with Russia are expected to see a dramatic change with the Prime Minister's visit to the CIS countries giving an extra push to strategic ties with the region," industry body Assocham said.

    Comment?

  18. US Senator McCain in Kabul, Asks US Bases RemainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    Spending the American Fourth of July holiday weekend with the U.S. troops in Afghanistan has become an annual ritual for John McCain. The Arizona Republican and Senate Armed Services Committee chairman visited Kabul again this year to meet the forces as well as top Afghan leadership.

    Comment?

  19. A country of horsesRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Six years ago I begged a Kazakh immigration officer at Almaty Airport to let me out of his country. The guy shook his head.

    Comment?

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

    Jul 1, 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.

    Comment?