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News Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan: Outgoing President Pledges to Continue Playing Role in Politics

News channel or source: http://www.eurasianet.org/node/86091
Publication date: Sunday 19 November 2017

Kyrgyzstan’s president has in his final press conference before leaving office dangled the prospect that he may run for parliament as the list-topping candidate for the ruling Social Democratic Party, or SDPK. “I don’t plan to become chairman of ...

News Kyrgyzstan: Muslim Leader's Arrest In Kyrgyzstan Puts Attention On Secretive Islamic Society

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/kyrgyzstan-secretive-islamic-society-yaqyn-inkar/28861188.html
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

The arrest of a leader from a banned Islamic group in Kyrgyzstan has put a spotlight on a secretive community that tries to live as Muslims did in the seventh century. Kyrgyz police said on November 14 that they had arrested a man from the group, which is ...

News Kyrgyzstan: In Kyrgyzstan, Sheep Sacrificed to Stem Car Crash Scourge

News channel or source: https://globalvoices.org/2017/11/18/in-kyrgyzstan-sheep-sacrificed-to-stem-car-crash-scourge/
Publication date: Saturday 18 November 2017

The following is a partner post from EurasiaNet.org written by Nurjamal Djanibekova. Republished with permission. Local officials and religious leaders in southern Kyrgyzstan ritually sacrificed a sheep this week in the hope of stemming the ...

News Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan refuses $100 million Kazakhstan aid amid growing tensions

News channel or source: https://uk.news.yahoo.com/kyrgyzstan-refuses-100-million-kazakhstan-aid-amid-growing-120710680.html
Publication date: Wednesday 15 November 2017

Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambayev signed a parliamentary resolution on Thursday to refuse $100 million in aid from oil-rich neighbour Kazakhstan amid an escalating spat between the two Central Asian countries. Both Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan are ...

News Kyrgyzstan: This Kyrgyzstan city is using local culture to welcome travellers

News channel or source: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2017/11/07/osh-kyrgyzstan-tours/
Publication date: uesday 07 November 2017

In the heart of Central Asia’s cultural melting pot, Fergana Valley, tourism operators are working to make local culture more accessible to travellers. Sample some of the local spices and produce while travelling in Kyrgyzstan. Image by Stephen Lioy ...

News Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan rejects Kazakhstan’s aid package

News channel or source: http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2017/11/16/542430/Kyrgyzstan-Kazakhstan-Aid-Parliament
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambayev has signed a parliamentary resolution to refuse $100 million in aid from oil-rich neighbor Kazakhstan amid an escalating spat between the two Central Asian countries. Both Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan are close to ...

News Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan: A Truly Extreme Mountain Hunt for Mid-Asian Ibex (Part 2)

News channel or source: https://www.outdoorhub.com/stories/2017/11/11/kyrgyzstan-truly-extreme-mountain-hunt-mid-asian-ibex-part-2/
Publication date: onday 13 November 2017

Author’s note: As I wrote in part 1 on OutdoorHub, I just returned from a WTA-hosted hunt to Kyrgyzstan for Mid-Asian ibex, and I am still feeling the effects. This was a serious adventure to a remote part of the world, and it ended up being the most ...

News Kyrgyzstan: Sunil Chhetri set to miss AFC Asian Cup qualifier vs. Kyrgyzstan

News channel or source: http://www.goal.com/en-my/news/3960/asia/2017/11/15/40246672/chhetri-to-miss-kyrgyzstan-match
Publication date: Wednesday 15 November 2017

Sunil Chhetri picked up his second yellow in AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers against Myanmar and will miss the final tie against Kyrgyzstan... Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri has been ruled out of the final match in AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers against ...

News Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan: Earthquake - Emergency Plan of Action Final Report DREF n° MDRKG012

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/kyrgyzstan/kyrgyzstan-earthquake-emergency-plan-action-final-report-dref-n-mdrkg012
Publication date: Friday 17 November 2017

On 3 May 2017, a 5.9 magnitude earthquake with a depth of 10 km occurred in northern Tajikistan near the border of Kyrgyzstan. The epicenter of the earthquake was 120 km away from Batken and 192 km from Osh city in southern Kyrgyzstan. Several aftershocks ...

News Kyrgyzstan: Little-known Kyrgyzstan through Elliott Verdier’s lens

News channel or source: http://www.bjp-online.com/2017/11/elliott-verdier/
Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

"The more I spend time with my subjects, the softer and more intimate my photographs become," says the French photographer of his work French documentary photographer Elliott Verdier’s A Shaded Path highlights the endless paradoxes of a region fossilised ...