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Kyrgyzstan: Country in Central Asia
Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, and also known as Kirghizia, is a country in Central Asia. Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked country with mountainous terrain. It is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west and southwest, Tajikistan to the southwest and China to the east. Its capital and largest city is Bishkek.


Kyrgyzstan halts issuance of new visas to Chinese nationals

Kyrgyzstan has suspended the issuance of new visas to Chinese nationals because of the coronavirus outbreak in the neighboring country, Kyrgyz news agency Akipress quoted deputy foreign minister Nurlan..
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China-led $280 million Kyrgyzstan project abandoned after protests

A Chinese company has pulled out of a $280 million project to build a logistics center in Kyrgyzstan after protests by hundreds of locals in a fresh display of anti-Beijing sentiment in Central Asia.
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Trump Admin Expands List Of Countries On Travel Ban List [Video]Trump Admin Expands List Of Countries On Travel Ban List

The Trump administration's controversial visa and travel bans have now been extended to include more countries. According to CNN, the bans are among President Donald Trump's signature policies. The..

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Turkey says to export fast-results coronavirus detection kit

Turkey will in coming days export to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan locally-produced coronavirus detection kits that can get results in about two hours, its health minister said on Friday.
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Kyrgyzstan says U.S. travel restrictions damage ties

The move by the United States to impose travel restrictions on Kyrgyz citizens is a blow to bilateral relations, the Central Asian nation's foreign ministry said on Saturday.
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Trump administration plans to add Nigeria and six other nations to travel ban list: reports

The Trump administration is planning to add seven countries - Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania - to its travel ban list, U.S. media reports said on Tuesday.
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After Russian loan, Kyrgyz businessman casts Putin in stone

A ski resort in Kyrgyzstan has unveiled a 2.5 meter (8 foot)- high statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin, after the resort's founder received a $1.2 million loan from a Russian-sponsored..
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Kyrgyzstan censors "provocative" women's rights art event over nudity

An art exhibition in Kyrgyzstan that featured a woman undressing in front of an audience has been censored by the government, and the head of the gallery has resigned after receiving death threats.
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Kyrgyz ex-president Atambayev stands trial over release of mob boss

Former Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambayev went on trial behind closed doors on Friday charged with illegally setting free a jailed organized crime boss, which led to his arrest in August after a..
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Hundreds protest over Kyrgyz corruption report

Hundreds of people protested in front of the Kyrgyz government headquarters on Monday demanding that the authorities follow up on a media investigation of alleged money laundering to the tune of $700..
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Four killed, 18 wounded in Kyrgyz-Tajik border clash

Three Tajik soldiers and one Kyrgyz serviceman were killed and more than a dozen on both sides wounded in an overnight border clash, the authorities in Bishkek and Dushanbe said on Tuesday, blaming..
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Kyrgyz ex-president arrested, accused of coup plan- state media

The head of Kyrgyzstan's security forces accused ex-president Almazbek Atambayev on Tuesday of planning to stage a coup, state news agency Kabar said, following a deadly clash last week with police..
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Kyrgyz ex-president charged with murder, unrest -prosecutors cited by Interfax

Prosecutors on Tuesday charged Kyrgyzstan's ex-president Almazbek Atambayev with murder and causing mass unrest, news agency Interfax reported, after a deadly clash last week with security forces who..
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Kyrgyz ex-president Atambayev charged with corruption

Kyrgyz former president Almazbek Atambayev has been charged with corruption over his alleged role in the release of a convicted criminal, Atambayev's lawyer said on Friday after police had to battle..
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Ex-president of Kyrgyzstan surrenders a day after violent botched raid

Kyrgyzstan's former President Almazbek Atambayev surrendered to security forces at his compound outside the capital Bishkek on Thursday, a day after a commando was killed in a failed attempt to arrest..
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Second raid launched to arrest former Kyrgyz president: website

Kyrgyz security forces launched a second raid on the house of former president Almazbek Atambayev on Thursday, an independent news website there reported, after a failed attempt to arrest him the..
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Kyrgyz security forces launch second raid on ex-president's house: website

Kyrgyz security forces have launched a second raid on the house of former president Almazbek Atambayev, independent news website reported on Thursday, citing witnesses.
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Kyrgyz president calls for security clampdown as stand-off with opponent turns violent

Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov ordered "urgent measures" to maintain the rule of law on Thursday after violent clashes between security forces and supporters of ex-president Almazbek Atambayev,..
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Kyrgyz leader calls for urgent measures to maintain 'rule of law'

Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov ordered his government on Thursday to take "urgent measures" in order to maintain the rule of law after a botched night raid to arrest his opponent, ex-president..
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Kyrgyzstan's wanted ex-leader evades arrest

Kyrgyz elite security forces attempted to arrest former president Almazbek Atambayev at his house on Wednesday, but his supporters kept them at bay and killed at least one operative, local media and..
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Kyrgyz police storm ex-president's house: report

Kyrgyz police stormed the house of former president Almazbek Atambayev on Wednesday, Kyrgyz news websites Akipress and reported, citing eyewitnesses.
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Kyrgyz ex-president dismisses police summons as 'circus'

Police investigators summoned former Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambayev for questioning on Monday, setting the stage for a stand-off between him and his successor, incumbent Sooronbai Jeenbekov, in..
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'Extremely grateful': PM Modi dons traditional Kyrgyz attire presented by President Jeenbekov

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When presidents held umbrellas for Modi

Arriving in Bishkek for the SCO summit, Modi was extended a ceremonial welcome by the Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov when the rains came down. Photographs from the event showed Jeenbekov..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi leaves for India as SCO Summit concludes

The prime minister arrived in the Kyrgyz capital on Thursday for the SCO summit, the first multilateral engagement post his re-election.
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'Only exchanged pleasantries': India, Pakistan deny reports of Modi-Imran meeting during SCO Summit in Bishkek

Modi exchanged usual pleasantries with Khan in the Leaders' Lounge at the venue of the SCO summit in the Kyrgyz capital.
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi announces $200 million line of credit for Kyrgyzstan as two sides sign 15 pacts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced a $200 million line ofcredit for Kyrgyzstan after wide-ranging talks with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov as the two sides upgraded their ties to..
IndiaTimes - Published

India, Kyrgyzstan have prepared 5-yr roadmap to increase bilateral trade: PM Modi

Modi and Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov jointly inaugurated the India-Kyrgyz Business Forum.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

PM Modi meets Kyrgyz President Jeenbekov ahead of SCO Summit

Prime Minister Modi was welcomed by the Kyrgyz President as he arrived at the Ala Archa Presidential Palace in Bishkek ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of State..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kyrgyz President hosts lavish dinner for SCO leaders, special veg meal for PM Modi

the meal included vegetable salad, Pullav without meat, and special pie as dessert, while for the other leaders, the dishes ranged from Soup Sourpa to authentic Kyrgyz style Pullav served with meat
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PM Narendra Modi to Xi Jinping: Tried diplomacy with Pak, they derailed it

The first day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Kyrgyzstan was dominated by bilateral meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin, held on the..
DNA - Published

Pak-India ties at 'lowest point', hope PM Modi will use his mandate to resolve all issues: Imran Khan

Khan and Modi are in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek for the two-day SCO summit.
DNA - Published

India, China do not pose 'threats' to each other: Xi Jinping tells PM Modi

President Xi made the remarks during his meeting with Prime Minister Modi on the sidelines of the SCO summit in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek.
DNA - Published

PM Modi meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Bishkek

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday met Russian President Vladimir Putin at the SCO Summit in Kyrgyzstan where the two leaders reviewed all aspects of bilateral relations to further strengthen the bilateral..
IndiaTimes - Published

Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale briefs media on Modi-Xi talks: Highlights

PM Modi held delegation-level talks with China President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of SCO Summit in Kyrgyzstan. Briefing the media about the talks, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said that PM Modi..
IndiaTimes - Published

SCO summit: Narendra Modi leaves for Kyrgyzstan for two-day meet in Bishkek; Imran Khan also expected to attend event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on a two-day visit to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan on Thursday for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. India will hold bilateral meetings with Russia and..
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PM Modi embarks on 2-day visit for SCO summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on a two-day visit to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan on Thursday for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit.
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

PM Modi departs for Bishkek to attend two-day SCO summit, to hold bilateral meetings with Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday morning departed for Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan to attend two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit. He will also hold bilateral meetings with Chinese..
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PM Modi won’t fly over Pak on way to Kyrgyzstan

IndiaTimes - Published

SCO summit: In Kyrgyzstan, PM Narendra Modi to meet both Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin

This will be his first meeting with President Xi this year; also their first meet since the listing of Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the United Nations
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PM Modi's visit to Kyrgyzstan will boost bilateral ties between two countries: Indian Envoy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Kyrgyzstan will boost the bilateral relationship between the two countries, India's envoy Amitabh Dimri said on Wednesday.
DNA - Published

India won't use Pak airspace for PM Narendra Modi's flight to Bishkek.

A day after Pakistan allowed to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, India has decided to fly via Oman, Iran and Central Asian countries..
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Pakistan allows Narendra Modi's aircraft to fly over its airspace to Bishkek for SCO summit in Kyrgyzstan

Pakistan on 10 June decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation..
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Pakistan decides to let PM Modi's plane fly over its airspace to Bishkek

Pakistan on Monday decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Open airspace for PM Narendra Modi: India to Pakistan

PM Modi will visit Kyrgyzstan to attend Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit on June 13
DNA - Published

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Imran Khan won't meet at SCO in Kyrgyzstan

The Ministry of External Affairs denied the possibility of a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan premier Imran Khan at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in..
DNA - Published

PM Modi, Xi Jinping to meet next week at SCO summit: Indian envoy Vikram Misri

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping next week on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit to be held on June 13-14 in Kyrgyzstan. The SCO is a..
IndiaTimes - Published

PM Narendra Modi, Imran Khan to be at same venue in Bishkek next week; will they meet?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan will be at the same meeting room and may even share a table at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet in Bishkek,..
IndiaTimes - Published

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