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.
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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.
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.
By PBS NewsHour
Two people were killed and five wounded in simultaneous explosions near the U.S. and Israeli embassies in the Central Asian republic of Uzbekistan Friday.
A series of bombings and shootouts that killed at least 19 people and injured 26 in the authoritarian central Asian republic of Uzbekistan was the work of Islamic terrorists, officials said Monday.
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