Thursday, 25, July, 2024

World

The United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM), which runs the Radio Liberty, commented on a statement by Komil Allamjonov, the director of the Uzbek Information and Mass Communications Agency  about violation of journalistic ethics by the Liberty Radio Uzbek service (Ozodlik).

The United States special envoy to Afghanistan is heading to Qatar and the Afghan capital to resume peace talks aimed at ending 18 years of military intervention.

New UN report warns of a new climate reality where economic losses are set to quadruple. The relentless sequence of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific the past two years was beyond what the region had previously experienced or was able to predict – and this is a sign of things to come in the new climate reality, according to the latest report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality that is eliminating one-third of potential economic growth in heavily polluted areas and threatening human and environmental well-being, according to a World Bank report released today.

Uzbekistan native NYPD officer was busted for shoplifting expensive clothing from a Staten Island department store, the NY Post said Saturday.

Police have detained a man in central Sweden on suspicion of conspiracy to commit “a terrorist crime”, the country’s Prosecution Authority said on Thursday.

Tens of thousands of people gathered in the Russian capital, Moscow, on Saturday to protest the exclusion of opposition and independent candidates from the city council vote.

Kyrgyzstan's security forces have arrested former President Almazbek Atambayev after a botched raid on his property overnight resulted in the death of one officer.

Forty-six countries signed the Singapore Convention on Mediation on Wednesday (Aug 7) - the day it opened for signatures. The United States and China were among the first signatories of the treaty - also known as the United Nations (UN) Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation - which will provide for the enforcement of mediated settlement agreements across countries.

Kyrgyz special forces withdrew from the village where former President Almazbek Atambaev resides early on August 8 after an unsuccessful attempt to arrest him in a raid that left one serviceman dead and 52 people hospitalized with injuries.

On July 26, another 13 countries (Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Palestine, Nepal, Mozambique, Serbia, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Sri Lanka, Equatorial Guinea, Uganda, Djibouti), including Uzbekistan, signed the letter supporting China’s arguable treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated Boris Johnson on his becoming the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the presidential press service said.

The builders claimed they had recently been educated at a Soviet-era training centre which actually closed 26 years ago.

For almost 30 years they passed as quirky eccentrics, diligently setting up their insect traps in the Rhine countryside to collect tens of millions of bugs and creepy crawlers.

The annual report of the U.S. State Department Annual Report on International Religious Freedom was presented in Washington Friday, the Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced at the Release of the 2018 Report.

On June 21, 2019, Uzbekistan delegation headed by Deputy PM/ Minister of Finance Jamshid Kuchkarov will attend the 82nd meeting of the CIS Economic Council in Minsk, the Foreign Ministry said.

Uzbekistan has climbed by 2 places in an annual Global Peace Index this year, finishing at 102 among 163 countries, while Iceland remained at the top position, according to a report by an international think tank. 

The United States Government through USAID’s Smart Waters Regional activity launched its annual two weeks Summer School Education Program with the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME).

Hundreds of people have been arrested in Kazakhstan while protesting against an election that they say will deprive them of a political voice.

At today’s swearing-in ceremony, Volodymyr Zelenskiy read out the text of the oath and received a presidential card, badge, official seal and mace (bulava).