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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 ...
NZ under-20s suffer second Uzbekistan loss

- 1 week ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: The Junior All Whites suffer another one-goal loss to Uzbekistan in what coach Darren Bazeley has called an improved performance.

NZ U-20 suffer second Uzbekistan defeat

- 1 week ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: The New Zealand under-20 men's football team will return home with two narrow losses to Uzbekistan under their belt.

Lekhwiya, Sadd hope to make headway in ACL

- 1 week ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: (MENAFN - Gulf Times) Lekhwiya take on Uzbekistan's Bunyodkor in the Asian Champions League in Doha today knowing full well that only a victory would do them any good if they are t...

Karimov, Uzbekistan's Perpetual President

- 1 week ago @ thediplomat.com: On Friday, Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov was again sworn into office, according to regional news outlets. The ceremony was held at a joint meeting of the Oliy Majlis, the Uzbek Parliament, and attended by ministers, members of the Central ...

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Uzbekistan president's daughter distances herself from father

Standard Bulletin: Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva, 35, Uzbekistan's permanent representative at Unesco in Paris, in an interview to the BBC Uzbek Service also said that she has not been in contact with her ambitious older sister, Gulnara, who is observed as a doable presidential.

West turning a blind eye to tortures in Uzbekistan - report

TASHKENT (TCA) — The US, Germany and other European Union countries' continuing 'blind-spot' to endemic torture in Uzbekistan ensures that appalling abuses will continue unabated, Amnesty International said in a new report. The report, “Secrets and ...

Uzbekistan ambassador to US visits MSU campus

MISSISSIPPI STATE, Miss. -- The Mississippi State University campus was one of several stops in the Magnolia State for the ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United States Wednesday as leaders from each nation seek to strengthen their partnership.

Easton library director headed to Uzbekistan

Wicked Local Norton: An email out of the blue is how Ames Free Library Director Uma Hiremath describes the catalyst for her April trip to Uzbekistan. Hiremath, who lives in Sharon, will spend next week in the country as the featured speaker April 25 at the International ...

Gazprom Continues Talks with Uzbekistan on Field Development

Russian Gazprom announced the completion of geological exploration work in the Ustyurt region in February 2012 and expressed intention to expand the resource base of its projects in Uzbekistan. The total cost of the project was $400 million. By Demir ...

Uzbekistan: Activist's Jail Release in Jeopardy

Human Rights Watch: Farmonov, 36, a father of two children, was chairperson of the Human Rights Society of Uzbekistan (HRSU) in Gulistan, Syrdaryo region. He monitored violations of social and economic rights with a focus on the rights of farmers and people with disabilities.

Uzbekistan to launch new production of home appliances

TASHKENT (TCA) — Uzbekistan's electro-technical joint stock company Uzeltechsanoat will start production of electrical home appliances of Japan's Shivaki and China's Midea brands at the Motor Plant in Tashkent, Novosti Uzbekistana (http://nuz.uz) ...

Uzbekistan: More Than A Million Forced to Harvest Cotton in 2014, says NGO

Hetq Online: The report comes just a few weeks after Uzbekistan's president Islam Karimov won another five-year term as head of state. International observers called his 90.39% victory a “sham re-election”, commenting that any genuine political opposition had been ...

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TURNING A BLIND EYE..

Turning a Blind Eye to Torture in Uzbekistan

The Diplomat: In a report released Wednesday, Amnesty International highlights the central role of torture in Uzbekistan's justice system. Based on more than 60 interviews with exiles, human rights defenders, torture survivors and their family members, academics, ...

Uzbekistan: US and Europe turning a blind eye to torture

The USA, Germany, and other European Union countries' continuing 'blind-spot' to endemic torture in Uzbekistan ensures that appalling abuses will continue unabated, said Amnesty International in a new report published today. The report, Secrets and ...

West turning a blind eye to tortures in Uzbekistan, watchdog says

TASHKENT (TCA) — The US, Germany and other European Union countries' continuing 'blind-spot' to endemic torture in Uzbekistan ensures that appalling abuses will continue unabated, Amnesty International said in a new report. The report, “Secrets and ...

Uzbekistan: US and Europe turning a blind eye to torture - Amnesty

The USA, Germany, and other European Union countries' continuing 'blind-spot' to endemic torture in Uzbekistan ensures that appalling abuses will continue unabated, said Amnesty International in a new report.

HUMAN RIGHTS..

Uzbekistan: Forced Labor, Extortion Rife in 2014 Cotton Harvest – Watchdog

EurasiaNet: Every year the cotton harvest in Uzbekistan creates a storm of controversy over the use of forced and child labor. But a damning new report by a German-based watchdog sheds fresh light on the scale of human rights abuses. Forced labor during the fall ...

Uzbekistan: Forced Labor, Extortion Rife in 2014 Cotton Harvest – Watchdog

Every year the cotton harvest in Uzbekistan creates a storm of controversy over the use of forced and child labor. But a damning new report by a German-based watchdog sheds fresh light on the scale of human rights abuses.   Forced labor during the fall harvest “decimated” public services as teachers and doctors were driven into the cotton fields, while the cotton-production system itself rests ...

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL..

Uzbekistan: Letters from "Hell"

“The authorities will say that I revealed the secrets of Uzbekistan. That's why they cannot find out about me at all. If they find out, they will put me in prison straight away.” With these words, Zuhra exposes the fear that comes with talking about ...

IN 2014..

​One million forced to pick cotton in Uzbekistan in 2014

RT: The Uzbek government has forced over one million people into cotton picking during the 2014 harvest, according to a damning report released by a German-based rights group. The report, released Monday by the Uzbek-German Forum for Human Rights ...

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One million people forced to harvest Uzbek cotton last year

Catholic Online: However, according to the 2014 Global Slavery Index, Uzbekistan has the second highest prevalence of slavery per head of population in the world. The index by Walk Free Foundation, an Australia-based rights group, said around 1.2 million or nearly 4 ...

CENTRAL..

Uzbekistan: 'Centenarian bonus' gets sceptical response

BBC News: People who live to see 100 in Uzbekistan are in line for a cash bonus under a new government scheme, it's reported. Elderly people in the Central Asian state will be given about $30 (£20) per month after they reach their centenary, the privately-owned ...

Karimov, Uzbekistan's Perpetual President

The Diplomat: On Friday, Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov was again sworn into office, according to regional news outlets. The ceremony was held at a joint meeting of the Oliy Majlis, the Uzbek Parliament, and attended by ministers, members of the Central ...

China pledges pragmatic cooperation with Belarus, Uzbekistan

Xinhua: Meng Jianzhu (R), a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and also head of the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of the CPC Central Committee, meets with Deputy Head of the Belarus President ...

China pledges pragmatic cooperation with Belarus, Uzbekistan

GlobalPost (blog): This article was produced by the Xinhua News Agency, the official press agency of the People's Republic of China. Xinhua describes itself as the "information organ of the central government." Given China's size and importance, GlobalPost publishes ...

Kazakhstan: Scientists Alarmed at Pollution of Central Asia’s Longest River

The waters of the Syr-Darya river are highly polluted and should not be used for irrigating crops, let alone for drinking, scientists from Kazakhstan have concluded.   Tests of the waters of Central Asia’s longest river – which flows for 2,200 kilometers through Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan – found dangerous concentrations of metals including chromium, copper, nickel ...

REGIONALISM: The chances for a similar organisation to be created for the five countries are good, writes Loro Horta ...

IN 1993 the leaders of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan agreed to call the region encompassing their nations Central Asia. However, this initial enthusiasm for regionalism soon dissipated as the five former Soviet republics grew increasingly isolated from one another.

Islam Karimov's Uzbekistan - Sean's Russia Blog

Paul Stronski is a senior associate in Carnegie's Russia and Eurasia Program, where his research focuses on the relationship between Russia and neighboring countries in Central Asia and the South Caucasus.

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