Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan: Women's rights protesters assaulted, by men

Activists gathered in Bishkek square to march against gender-based violence on International Women's Day.

Kyrgyzstan: Women's rights protesters assaulted, by men

United States

Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan denounce Trump's expanded US travel ban

Nigeria says will take steps to address concerns raised by US, which has added six countries to a travel ban.

Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan denounce Trump's expanded US travel ban

Travel ban

Trump expands travel ban to six additional countries

Rights groups slam expanded ban, which includes restrictions for Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania.

Trump expands travel ban to six additional countries

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan court unfreezes accounts of critical media outlets

Radio Free Europe and others had published allegations of a $1bn embezzlement scheme.

Kyrgyzstan court unfreezes accounts of critical media outlets

Asia Pacific

Protests in Kyrgyzstan over alleged corruption

Demonstrators angry about allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were stolen from public funds, as influential families stand accused of bribing a customs official.

Asia

Kyrgyzstan wildlife bounces back after hunting moratorium

Conservationists say animal numbers are increasing after government imposed a strict moratorium on hunting.

Asia

Kyrgyzstan to regulate religious schools

Bishkek plans to introduce laws in an effort to increase state control over religious schools, but some say move does not cater to Muslim-majority population.

Asia

Will a Central Asian border dispute be resolved soon?

A river canal network stretches across the Fergana Valley which is shared by Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.

Asia

Ending statelessness: Kyrgyz man honoured for his efforts

After the fall of the USSR, many people found themselves on the wrong side of the border without the proper documents.

Asia Pacific

Nomad Games Kyrgyzstan embraces nomadic history

Kyrgyzstan is trying to boost its image and revive lost traditions.

Kyrgyzstan

Detained Kyrgyz ex-President was 'plotting coup'

Atambayev was detained in raids conducted by special forces last week that killed one person.

Kyrgyz ex-President Atambayev was plotting coup: Security chief

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan detains Atambayev after deadly skirmish

Angry supporters of former president gathered near the city centre and blocked a major thoroughfare to protest arrest.

Kyrgyzstan detains Atambayev after deadly skirmish

Asia

Kyrgyz officer killed as ex-president Atambayev evades arrest

Dispute between President Jeenbekov and his former mentor threatens to plunge the country into political crisis.

Kyrgyz officer killed as ex-president Atambayev evades arrest

Asia

Kyrgyzstan court upholds Uzbek rights activist's life sentence

Azimjon Askarov was convicted for killing a policeman and jailed for life following ethnic clashes in 2010.

Kyrgyzstan court upholds Uzbek rights activist's life sentence

Asia

Kyrgyzstan’s ex-president barricades himself in at home

Atambaev has been summoned several times to respond to questioning but has barricaded himself in his home instead.