In our news wrap Friday, August job growth was lower than expected, with 151,000 new positions created. As a result, the nation's unemployment rate remained at 4.9 percent for the third consecutive month. Also, the government of Uzbekistan confirmed that…
By PBS NewsHour
The government of Uzbekistan announced Friday that its president has died at age 78.
By Dan Sagalyn, Margaret Warner
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
United Nations officials said more than 1 million people may need humanitarian aid in wake of the ongoing crisis in Kyrgyzstan. Judy Woodruff talks to Clifford Levy of the New York Times, who has been reporting from the region.
The violence-stricken city of Osh received its first visit from Interim President Rosa Otunbayeva since the beginning of last week's crisis, who said the death toll is now believed to be more than 2,000.
According to the United Nations, more than 400,000 refugees have fled their homes in Kyrgyzstan a week after ethnic violence began in the Central Asian country. Margaret Warner reports on the fragile situation.
A roundup of art headlines.
Ireland has agreed to take in two detainees from the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba, Irish Justice Minister Dermot Ahern said Wednesday, making it one of the first European countries to accept detainees for resettlement.
By PBS NewsHour
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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