News Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek: Kazakhstan arrests Kyrgyz MP over contraband: govts
Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) (AFP) - Authorities in ex-Soviet Kazakhstan have arrested a lawmaker from neighbouring Kyrgyzstan over contraband, both governments have said in a development which threatens to undermine their diplomatic rapprochement. In Bishkek ...
News Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek: Astana notifies Bishkek that Kyrgyz MP detained in anti-smuggling operation is Kazakh citizen
BISHKEK. Feb 23 (Interfax) - The Kazakh Foreign Ministry has notified Kyrgyzstan that Asylbek uulu Damirbek, a Kyrgyz parliamentarian detained several days ago in a special operation against smuggling, has Kazakh citizenship.
News Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek: Off-roading in Kyrgyzstan: where the streets have no name
A couple of months before I took this flight, I could not tell you where Bishkek was on the world map. Nonetheless, the following week that I spent driving around the charming nation of Kyrgyzstan, was one of the most exhilarating experiences. Nestled ...
News Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek: Kyrgyz Lawmaker Held In Kazakhstan Has Kazakh Citizenship
BISHKEK -- A Kyrgyz lawmaker who was detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of smuggling last week has Kazakh citizenship, the Kyrgyz Interior Ministry says. Interior Ministry spokesman Murat Azymbakiev told RFE/RL on February 22 that Kazakh officials ...
News Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek: Sushil to give Asian meet a miss, Rana in
Sushil Kumar has withdrawn from the Indian team for the Asian Championships to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The two-time Olympics medallist wrote to the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on February 21 to inform it of his decision to sit out of the ...
News Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek: Papa John’s International Celebrates First Restaurant in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), continues its expansion into Central Asia with the announcement of the first Papa John’s restaurant in Kyrgyzstan. The Kyrgyzstan Papa John’s is located in Bishkek and opened its doors on February 8, 2018.
News Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek: UNICEF: Kyrgyzstan ranks 79th out of 184 countries on neonatal mortality rate
Bishkek, Feb. 20, 2018 / Kabar ... With neonatal mortality rate of 11.6 or equivalent to 1 in 86 (deaths per 1, 000 live births in 2016), the rank of Kyrgyzstan is 79 out of 184 countries – for the full list of rankings on newborn mortality for all ...
News Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek: Competitions in cross-country will be held in Bishkek
There will be competitions in cross-country race Winter freshness in Bishkek on Feb. 25, Kabar with reference to the organizers of the event reported. The R-Bikers Mountain Biking Federation and the BOOM Studio Event Association invite all cyclists and ...
News Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan expand defense cooperation
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - A delegation of the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry (MOAP) of the Republic of Kazakhstan paid a working visit to Bishkek where it held a number of meetings with the heads of Kyrgyzstan defense agencies, Kazinform reports.
News Kyrgyzstan » Bishkek: Slippers with a soul: Kyrgies blend wool tradition with living-wage jobs for women
Saul and Anderson’s business is called Kyrgies, and they sell wool-felted slippers that are handmade in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. “Wool felt is the oldest textile on earth. There are examples of wool felt that are at least 8,000 years old,” Saul said.