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By PBS NewsHour
The president of Kyrgyzstan has held his first talks with the new speaker of parliament to try to end a political crisis that unfolded in the Central Asian country after mass protests over a disputed parliamentary election.
By Daria Litvinova, Associated Press
The Silk Road, the ancient trading route that spanned from Asia toward the West, is where we find journalist Paul Salopek these days. Salopek began his "Out of Eden" walk four years ago in Ethiopia. Now Hari Sreenivasan catches up…
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with some of the world's most repressive governments Sunday, hoping to deepen America's economic and security ties in Central Asia despite the often poor respect for human rights across the strategic region.
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
Despite criticism by many Western governments of vote rigging and oppression of political opposition, Uzbekistan's longtime strongman Islam Karimov cruised to an easy re-election Sunday, garnering more than 88 percent of the vote.
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