New leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev has Uzbekistan's people wondering if the hard-line rule under Islam Karimov will change.
by Mansur Mirovalev
Uzbekistan03 Sep 2016 17:37 GMT
A large funeral was held in hometown of president, who died at the age of 78 after suffering a stroke.
Uzbekistan03 Sep 2016 06:25 GMT
Karimov, who dominated the Central Asian most populous nation for more than 25 years, has died.
Politics02 Sep 2016 16:16 GMT
Various diplomatic sources confirm death of Islam Karimov, but government only speaks of "critical condition".
Uzbekistan02 Sep 2016 15:33 GMT
The health of President Islam Karimov, 78, has sharply deteriorated over the last 24 hours, cabinet says.
Uzbekistan02 Sep 2016 12:48 GMT
President Islam Karimov not seen in public since last week. Speculation of his death and possible successors abound.
Uzbekistan29 Aug 2016 17:58 GMT
Leader's daughter says her 78-year-old father is hospitalised after suffering a cerebral haemorrhage.
Uzbekistan12 May 2016 10:23 GMT
Legal firm's data dump implicates the inner circle of Islam Karimov's eldest daughter.
Environment23 Mar 2016 11:48 GMT
Once a zone with perfect conditions for farming, Ferghana Valley is today under threat of desertification.
Uzbekistan07 Jan 2016 22:18 GMT
At least 12,800 people imprisoned since 2002 on trumped charges with many facing torture, human rights group says.
War & Conflict27 Dec 2015 10:10 GMT
The Taliban have been making strategic gains, as Afghan government forces face new threats, writes Dawood Azami.
Asia16 Nov 2015 19:51 GMT
Rights group says most of those arrested since October were migrant workers returning home from abroad.
Environment11 Jun 2015 14:04 GMT
The Aral Sea fell victim to Soviet designs to irrigate huge swaths of desert and now offers only a poisoned catch.
Arts & Culture27 May 2015 07:33 GMT
Russian artist Igor Savitsky salvaged thousands of extraordinary art works from Soviet-era purges.
Human Rights12 May 2015 11:55 GMT
Military crackdown reportedly killed hundreds and pushed the former Soviet client state back into Moscow's arms.
Human Rights12 May 2015 11:48 GMT
Ten years after Central Asia's 'forgotten massacre', Uzbekistan's rights record can no longer be ignored.
by John Dalhuisen
by Franco Galdini
by Ryskeldi Satke
- Franco Galdini
by Peter Zalmayev
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