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The ‘-stan’ guide J Lo should have read before she sang in Turkmenistan

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Kyrgyz leader says 2 000 may be dead in ethnic clashes

Kyrgyzstan's acting leader admitted the death toll from ethnic clashes is probably 2 000 -- 10 times the current estimate.

Aid trickles in for ‘immense crisis’ in Kyrgyzstan

Foreign aid deliveries trickled in on Thursday for tens of thousands displaced by the ethnic clashes in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyz city charred after days of ethnic fighting

Kyrgyz troops patrolled the burned-out streets of Osh on Wednesday trying to maintain a fragile peace between feuding ethnic groups.

Kyrgyz violence eases but humanitarian crisis grows

The humanitarian crisis for tens of thousands of refugees who fled ethnic fighting in Kyrgyzstan is intensifying, officials warned on Tuesday.

Kyrgyz govt makes arrest, ethnic violence kills over 100

Kyrgyzstan's interim government said on Monday it had arrested a "well-known person" on suspicion of fomenting the worst ethnic riots in 20 years.

Kyrgyz violence rages for second day

Kyrgyzstan's worst outbreak of violence since the president was overthrown in April raged for a second day on Saturday.

Dozens killed in Kyrgyzstan ethnic clashes

Thirty-seven people have been killed and more than 500 wounded during ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, a Health Ministry spokesperson said.

Kyrgyzstan buries its dead, US halts troop flights

Kyrgyzstan on Saturday buried some of those killed in the overthrow of the government, while security concerns prompted the US to halt troop flights.

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