World Jun 16

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Q&A: Kyrgyzstan’s Ethnic Violence

The Kyrgyzstan government and army attempted to stabilize the southern city of Osh on Wednesday, after fighting between Kyrgyz and Uzbeks over the past week left at least 189 people dead.

World Jun 11

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Ethnic Clashes in Kyrgyzstan Kill Dozens

The government of Kyrgyzstan declared a state of emergency Friday in its second largest city Osh after ethnic fighting there killed at least 37 people and injured more than 500.

World Apr 16

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Kyrgyzstan President Resigns and Flees Country

Interim government officials in Kyrgyzstan confirmed Friday that they had received President Kurmanbek Bakiyev's resignation before he fled to neighboring Kazakhstan with his wife and two young children.

Kyrgyzstan's President Askar Akayev, removed from power late last month amid mass protests, signed a resignation agreement Monday, opening the way for new elections in the former Soviet republic.

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