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The Ministry of Transport and Communications has issued a postage stamp on July 26 dedicated to Dooronbek Sadyrbayev within the series Heroes of Kyrgyzstan.
Producer Centerra Gold 's wholly-owned Kumtor gold mine in the Kyrgyz Republic - roughly 350 km due southwest of the capital of Bishkek - continues to be an ample cash generator, and president and CEO Ian Atkinson says the company is exploring growth through acquisition due to its strong balance sheet.
Almazbek Atambayev, a businessman and former prime minister, won more than 60% of votes in the October 2011 presidential election, trouncing his nationalist rivals.
Central Asia clash mars China gas plan By Michael Lelyveld A fresh outbreak of border violence in Central Asia has raised doubts about China's plan to start building a gas pipeline through Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan this year.
Plus, Central Asian neighbors seek to cool Ferghana Valley dispute and an Armenia court delivers a potentially devastating press freedom ruling.
The private company of "Kara-Balta - Kilem" LLC has been idle since 2013. It was founded for production of carpets.
The government of Kyrgyzstan has increased its shareholding in Alfa Telecom - the country's largest mobile operator by subscribers - from 49% to 100%.
A three-judge panel of the Richmond-based Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has added more fuel to the fire over Virginia's 2006 constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
Kyrgyzstan has proposed Kazakhstan to consider duty-free oil supplies in the amounts of up to 100 thousand tons in 2014 and up to 300 thousand tons in 2015 to Kyrgyzstan's domestic market, said in the protocol on the Kyrgyz-Kazakh talks on accession of the Kyrgyz Republic into the Customs Union and the Common Economic Space dated 25-26 July 2014.
In order to avoid possible border incidents, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan decided on joint protection of the Tamdyk-Bedak segment of the state border, according to a meeting between delegations of border agencies of the two countries in Isfara.
The trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in January-May 2014 made up $340.3 million, which 1.5-percent less than the same period of last year, the press service of the Economy Ministry of Kyrgyzstan reported following the working trip to Issyk-Kul region.
Kyrgyzstan's Health Center for Children "Dzerzhinets" has launched the summer season for children of border guards on July 25, the press service of the State Border Service reported.
The former president of Kyrgyzstan, who fled the country, Kurmanbek Bakiyev , and his younger brother, the former head of the State Security Service Zhanybek Bakiyev , have been found guilty of participation in organizing mass murder on April 7, 2010 and sentenced in absentia to a life sentence and confiscation of property, "Interfax" reports.
A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 04:59 am
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