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Ammofos-Maxam joint venture's net profit decreases by 7.6 times in Uzbekistan

Trend.az: The net profit of the Uzbek-Spanish joint venture "Ammofos-Maxam" (Almalyk, Tashkent region), one of the largest phosphate fertilizer production enterprises in Uzbekistan, amounted to 1.465 billion soums in 2012 compared to 11.124 billion soums in the ...
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- 5 days ago @ en.itar-tass.com: MTS will create a joint venture with Uzbekistan. The new company, Universal Mobile Systems (UMS), is planning to start providing mobile communication services in Uzbekistan from December 1, 2014. Under the amicable settlement agreement with the ...

MTS returns to Uzbekistan

- 5 days ago @ en.itar-tass.com: MTS will create a joint venture with Uzbekistan. The new company, Universal Mobile Systems (UMS), is planning to start providing mobile communication services in Uzbekistan from December 1, 2014. Under the amicable settlement agreement with the ...

Thousands jailed in Uzbekistan on politically motivated charges, report says

- 5 days ago @ theguardian.com: With supply routes from Pakistan under Taliban attack, Uzbekistan has become crucial to the US as a transit route for it to deliver war supplies to Afghanistan via the “northern distribution network”. “Both the EU and US have made compromises ...

Uzbekistan Holding Thousands of Political Prisoners – Watchdog

- 5 days ago @ eurasianet.org: As Gulnara Karimova, the embattled daughter of Uzbekistan's strongman President Islam Karimov, stares the prospect of a jail term in the face, a new report by an international human rights watchdog offers a chilling peak at life behind bars in her ...

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Once-vast sea dries up to almost nothing

The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth-largest lake. Now much of it is a vast toxic desert straddling the borders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in central Asia.

Weather Gang: The Aral Sea was once the fourth largest lake in the world. Watch it dry up.

Dramatic satellite imagery illustrates the radical transformation that the Aral Sea has undergone over the past 15 years.

Sea change: Satellite photos show world's fourth-largest lake disappearing

The Aral Sea, once the fourth-largest lake in the world, is nearly gone, images released by NASA this week show.

Uzbekistan shuts down high schools, universities in forced cotton harvest

Toronto Star: Uzbekistan, a dry, landlocked country in Central Asia, is notorious for the autocratic rule of President Islam Karimov, who has been in power since 1990. It is the only state in the world that sponsors slave labour, forcing more than two million of its ...

Uzbekistan ready to host back-to-back mega tourism events

eTurboNews: SAMARKAND – All of Uzbekistan is presenting festivity as this Central Asian country is hosting two back-to-back mega events of the tourism industry. The ninety-ninth session of UNWTO will start in Samarkand on October 1 and will end on October 4 while ...

Tennis-Japan Open men's singles round 1 results

Sept 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Japan Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Monday Denis Istomin (Uzbekistan) beat Taro Daniel (Japan) 7-6(2) 6-7(5) 7-5 Jack Sock (U.S.) beat 8-Alexandr Dolgopolov (Ukraine) 6-4 6-1 Andrey Golubev (Kazakhstan) beat Pierre-Hugues Herbert (France) 6-4 6-4 Marcel Granollers (Spain) beat 2-David Ferrer (Spain) 4-6 6-4 6-4 Gilles Muller (Luxembourg ...

Canoe sprinter Menkov of Uzbekistan takes third consecutive win at Asiad

Canoe sprinter Menkov of Uzbekistan takes third consecutive win at Asiad. Sep 29,2014. INCHEON, South Korea, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Vadim Menkov from Uzbekistan clinched his third consecutive title in the men's canoe single 1,000m at the Asian Games ...

MTS and the Republic of Uzbekistan Set Up Telecom Joint Venture

The FINANCIAL: In accordance with the terms of a Settlement Agreement between MTS and the Republic of Uzbekistan, a 50.01% stake in the charter capital of UMS was transferred to MTS, while a state-owned unitary enterprise established and managed by the State ...

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HRW Documents Uzbekistan's Torture Of Political Prisoners

Based on court documents and extensive interviews, a new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) finds that those jailed in Uzbekistan on politically motivated charges are subjected to torture and abysmal prison conditions. HRW says Uzbekistan has one of ...

Uzbekistan: Prison, Torture for Critics

Human Rights Watch: (Warsaw) – Human rights activists, journalists, and others imprisoned by the Uzbek government on politically motivated charges suffer torture and abysmal prison conditions. The prisoners' sentences are often extended arbitrarily for years. Uzbekistan ...

Thousands jailed in Uzbekistan on politically motivated charges, report says

The Guardian: With supply routes from Pakistan under Taliban attack, Uzbekistan has become crucial to the US as a transit route for it to deliver war supplies to Afghanistan via the “northern distribution network”. “Both the EU and US have made compromises ...

Thousands jailed in Uzbekistan on politically motivated charges, report says

Human rights activists, journalists, religious clerics and other perceived regime critics are kept under abysmal conditions, according to Human Rights Watch Uzbekistan has locked up thousands of people on politically motivated charges, with prisoners typically kept in abysmal conditions and subject to torture and ill treatment, Human Rights Watch said on Friday in a landmark new report on one of ...

TORTURE OF POLITICAL PRISONERS..

HRW Documents Torture Of Political Prisoners In Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan. HRW Documents Torture Of Political Prisoners In Uzbekistan. Print · Share: Opposition politician Murod Juraev was arrested in 1994. Authorities have extended his sentence four times for so-called “violations of prison rules,” including ...

Political prisoners routinely tortured in Uzbekistan

Torture of political prisoners is widespread in ex-Soviet Uzbekistan, a Central Asian country courted by the West as a transit point for forces fighting in Afghanistan, the US campaign group Human Rights Watch said in a report on Friday.

Political prisoners routinely tortured in Uzbekistan: Human Rights Watch

By Dmitry Solovyov ALMATY (Reuters) - Torture of political prisoners is widespread in ex-Soviet Uzbekistan, a Central Asian country courted by the West as a transit point for forces fighting in Afghanistan, the U.S. campaign group Human Rights Watch said in a report on Friday. President Islam Karimov, 76, tolerates no dissent in the ex-Soviet state of 30 million people, which he has ruled since ...

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH..

Report slams regime in Uzbekistan for political persecution and torture

Uzbekistan has locked up thousands of people on politically motivated charges, with prisoners typically kept in abysmal conditions and subject to torture and ill-treatment, Human Rights Watch said in a landmark new report on one of the world's most ...

Report: Torture widespread in Uzbekistan

Human Rights Watch says political prisoners are commonly abused by government of President Islam Karimov.

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Uzbekistan's Political Prisoners in Spotlight, Russian Fighter Jets in North

Transitions Online: Cotton is crucial to Uzbekistan's economy: it accounted for 11 percent of the country's exports in 2010, the latest figures available from the International Cotton Advisory Council (pdf). Each year the government sets production quotas and prices, and ...

Uzbekistan 'unspeakable abuse' of political prisoners

BBC News: Political prisoners in Uzbekistan suffer "unspeakable abuses", including torture and abysmal jail conditions according to Human Rights Watch. A new report says that activists, journalists and government critics are locked up for years and often have ...

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Uzbekistan Holding Thousands of Political Prisoners – Watchdog

EurasiaNet: As Gulnara Karimova, the embattled daughter of Uzbekistan's strongman President Islam Karimov, stares the prospect of a jail term in the face, a new report by an international human rights watchdog offers a chilling peak at life behind bars in her ...

Uzbekistan Holding Thousands of Political Prisoners – Watchdog

As Gulnara Karimova, the embattled daughter of Uzbekistan’s strongman President Islam Karimov, stares the prospect of a jail term in the face, a new report by an international human rights watchdog offers a chilling peak at life behind bars in her father’s authoritarian state.   The report , released by Human Rights Watch (HRW) on September 26, details the cases of 34 detainees and ten former ...

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Kuchkarova to Represent Home Country of Uzbekistan in Asian Games

KUAthletics.com: Yulduz "Yulya" Kuchkarova kicks off another world competition experience tomorrow as she represents her home country of Uzbekistan, swimming the 50-meter backstroke in the Asian games. A similar event to the Pan-American games, the Asian Games ...

Asian Games: N Korea, Saudi, Iraq, UAE into football quarters

Abdulaziz al-Bishi scored an injury-time winner as Saudi Arabia beat Uzbekistan 3-2 at the Asian Games on Friday (Sep 26), while North Korea, Iraq and United Arab Emirates eased into the last eight.

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