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Uzbekistan to reopen borders for some air travellersUzbekistan will reopen its borders to some air travellers from June 15 with quarantine procedures depending on their country of origin, the Central Asian nation's government said on Sunday.
Uzbekistan announces further easing of coronavirus restrictionsUzbekistan will allow many businesses, including restaurants and cafes, clothing retailers and kindergartens, to reopen on June 15 in the latest easing of its coronavirus restrictions, the government..
Uzbekistan extends duration of coronavirus curbs, but eases someUzbekistan has extended measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus until June 15, but relaxed some restrictions, allowing the resumption of domestic tourism and soccer games, the authorities said..
Uzbekistan to liberalise electoral, media lawUzbekistan plans to liberalise its electoral and media laws, the government said on Friday, in a move that could make its tightly controlled political system more open and reduce Western criticism of..
Uzbekistan pushes back against Russian criticism over language policyUzbekistan on Monday pushed back against Russian criticism of its plans to enforce the use of the Uzbek language in the civil service, in a rare rebuke of Moscow by Tashkent amid otherwise warm ties.
Uzbekistan extends confinement measures, eases some restrictionsUzbekistan will keep some of its lockdowns in place until June 1, the government said on Friday, but allow movement within and between certain major cities and provinces.
Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan evacuate thousands over floodUzbekistan and Kazakhstan have evacuated tens of thousands of people from the Syr Darya river basin after a reservoir dam on the Uzbek side burst, flooding large areas on both sides of the border, the..
Uzbekistan allows some retailers to reopen after shutdown over virusUzbekistan allowed certain categories of retailers and other businesses to reopen on Saturday after being closed for weeks due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, state news agency Uza reported.
Cotton Campaign says too early to lift Uzbek boycottA coalition of human rights groups known as the Cotton Campaign said on Thursday it was too early to lift a boycott of Uzbek cotton despite Tashkent's progress in eradicating forced labour and its..
Uzbekistan appeals to labour rights group to lift cotton boycottUzbekistan on Thursday appealed to a coalition of human rights groups to end a boycott of Uzbek cotton and textiles to enable the Central Asian nation to boost export revenue and create jobs at a time..
Uzbek doctor, 39, dies after coronavirus self-treatmentA doctor in Uzbekistan died on Saturday after unsuccessfully trying to treat a coronavirus infection that he kept secret, the Central Asian nation's healthcare ministry said.
Uzbekistan reports first coronavirus death as it widens lockdownsUzbekistan reported its first coronavirus death on Friday, as it locked down more cities and districts, having declared large bonuses for medical workers in the battle on infections, which climbed to..
Uzbekistan locks down cities, province due to coronavirusUzbekistan is locking down the cities of Samarkand, Namangan, Andijan and Gulistan, as well as the whole of Surxondaryo province to prevent the spread of coronavirus, their respective municipal..
Central Asia tightens restrictions as coronavirus spreadsAuthorities in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan have announced fresh restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus as the number of cases in Central Asia snowballed.
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan close borders after first coronavirus casesKazakhstan and Uzbekistan effectively closed their borders on Sunday after Central Asia's two biggest nations confirmed their first coronavirus cases.
Uzbekistan confirms first coronavirus case, closes schools, bordersAn Uzbek citizen has tested positive for coronavirus after returning from France, Uzbekistan's Healthcare Ministry said on Sunday, marking the first infection from the virus in the Central Asian..
Uzbekistan suspends air links with Afghanistan, Iran, ItalyUzbekistan has suspended flights to and from Afghanistan, Iran, and Italy to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Central Asian nation's foreign ministry said on Monday.
Uzbekistan detains 21 on suspicion of Syrian militant linksUzbek police have detained 21 people suspected of being linked to an Islamist militant group operating in Syria, police said on Wednesday.
Turkey says to export fast-results coronavirus detection kitTurkey 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.
Uzbekistan sends protective equipment to virus-hit ChinaUzbekistan is sending 40 tonnes of protective suits, masks and gloves to virus-hit China, the Central Asian nation's government said on Wednesday, as a fully loaded military cargo plane departed..
Uzbekistan evacuates 251 people from ChinaUzbekistan has evacuated 251 people from China amid the coronavirus outbreak and quarantined them on arrival in Tashkent, the Central Asian nation's state airline said on Thursday.
Uzbekistan resists as U.S. seeks to rally Central Asians against ChinaUzbekistan on Monday gently resisted Washington's efforts to rally China's central Asian neighbors against Beijing over its treatment of Muslim minorities, a contentious issue for the region which has..
Uzbekistan to ease restrictions on moving from provinces to capitalUzbekistan will liberalize its domestic migration system which bars provincial dwellers from moving to the capital unless they have already secured a job there, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said on..
Fire kills Uzbek laborers in Siberian villageA fire killed 11 people, most of them laborers from Uzbekistan, in a wooden building in Siberia early on Tuesday, emergency services and Russian news agencies said.
Uzbekistan's LibDems retain lead in parliamentary electionUzbekistan's Liberal Democratic Party has retained the biggest number of seats in the Central Asian nation's legislature so far, winning 43 seats out of 128 in Sunday's vote, the Central Election..
More freedom, but predictable outcome: Uzbekistan votes for new parliamentAll five parties running in a parliamentary election in Uzbekistan on Sunday back reformist President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, meaning that although the vote will be the freest in decades, it is sure to..
Two families from Uzbekistan killed in Canada plane crash: ambassadorTwo families from Uzbekistan died when a single-engine aircraft crashed in a wooded area on the outskirts of Kingston, Ontario, killing all seven people aboard, the Uzbekistan ambassador said in a..
Uzbekistan decides against charges over mayor's threats against journalistsThe Uzbek Prosecutor General's office has decided not to press charges against the mayor of the capital city Tashkent over his threats to journalists but reprimanded both sides in a row that drew..
Islamic State claims Tajik-Uzbek border attackIslamic State claimed responsibility on Friday for a deadly attack on a border post on the Tajikistan-Uzbekistan frontier two days earlier, the group's Amaq news agency reported on its channel on the..
Militants attack Tajik border post, 17 killed: security officialsMasked Islamic State militants attacked a border post on the Tajik-Uzbek border overnight, triggering a gun battle that killed 15 of the militants, a guard and a policeman, Tajik authorities said on..
Seventeen killed in attack on Tajik border outpost, authorities saySeventeen people were killed in an overnight shootout at an outpost on the Tajik-Uzbek border that was attacked by armed men wearing masks, Tajik authorities said on Wednesday.
Uzbekistan bars lavish debt-trap weddingsNot more than 250 guests, two music bands, and a maximum of three posh cars in a motorcades – such are the new wedding regulations adopted by the Uzbek parliament this week in an attempt to curb..
Uzbekistan launches new probe against ex-leader's daughterUzbek prosecutors have launched a fresh criminal case against Gulnara Karimova, an already imprisoned daughter of late president Islam Karimov, over allegations of illegal privatization, the Prosecutor..
Former Uzbek first daughter taken from jail in ambulance: lawyerGulnara Karimova, the daughter of the former leader of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, has been taken from the prison where she is being held in an ambulance, her lawyer wrote on Twitter on Thursday.
Swiss to return $133 million to Uzbekistan after money laundering probeThe Swiss attorney general's office on Monday said it was returning 130 million Swiss francs ($133 million) to Uzbekistan which it seized during am investigation involving a relative of the daughter of..
Uzbek chief prosecutor sacked over graft probe: reportUzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sacked Prosecutor General Otabek Murodov after he was targeted in a corruption probe, news website Gazeta.uz quoted Mirziyoyev as saying on Friday.
Uzbekistan says it will investigate harassment of Western rights activistUzbekistan pledged on Monday to investigate a verbal attack by several of its citizens on a visiting Human Rights Watch researcher after HRW said the incident showed independent activists remained..