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Uzbekistan receives $200 million from world bank for roads

TASHKENT: The Board of Directors of the World Bank (WB) approved the allocation of a loan to Uzbekistan in the amount of $ 200...

US wants to seize Gulnara Karimova's funds in Irish banks

DUBLIN: US authorities are seeking to seize $300 million (€269 million) that resides in bank accounts in Ireland, Luxembourg and Belgium which they allege...

Uzbekistan burns seized drugs from Afghanistan

TASHKENT: Drug enforcement officers in Uzbekistan burned 1.4 tonnes of drugs on Thursday, as Central Asia's most populous nation fights to stem the flow...

Uzbekistan plans to invest $4.9 billion in projects

TASHKENT: Uzbekistan plans to allocate $4.9 billion in investment for around 130 major projects in 2015, according to a Ministry of Economy official. Uzbekneftegaz National...

Russia writes off massive Uzbekistan debt

TASHKENT: Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday agreed to write off most of the debt owed by Uzbekistan in an apparent bid to steer...

Yes, Heliskiing in Uzbekistan is as thrilling as it sounds

Together with an international mishmash of over 300 Russian, Islamic, Asian and Turkic-looking faces, we sit in the huge belly of an elderly Ilyushin...

What is the magic of Bukhara?

Nowadays, Bukhara is a sleepy backwater, peaceful and clean, earning its money mostly from tourism. As the sky falls, old people water their gardens....

Putin’s annexation of Tatar Crimea poses threat to Central Asia

ASTANA: On 1st March 2014, the Russian president Vladimir Putin won the Russian parliament’s support to send Russian forces into Crimea, which was followed...

Uzbek president visits China to bolster trade and investment

BEIJING: Uzbek President Islam Karimov and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agreed to cement their bilateral strategic partnership featuring mutual benefits, common security and...

RPT-Fitch: Uzbekistan's Banking Sector Stable; Structural Weaknesses Remain

Fitch Ratings says in a newly published sector presentation that the outlook for Uzbekistan's banking sector remains stable, supported by consistently strong economic growth....

OPINION

Selfies lead to mental health issues

KABUL: Selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or smartphone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick....