Trend: Turkey and Kyrgyzstan signed joint documents as a result of an official visit of Kyrgyzstan’s President Sooronbay Jeenbekov to Turkey, the Kyrgyz president’s press service said in a message.
A recent slew of firings may mark a real split between current Kyrgyz President Jeenbekov and his predecessor Atambayev.
BISHKEK (TCA) — On April 7, Kyrgyzstan marked the eighth anniversary of the April People's Revolution. It was the second revolution in the history of independent Kyrgyzstan, which took place in April 2010. The first one was on March 24, 2005.
Although, none of the Central Asian countries or China and Russia are interested in any conflicts in the region, however a conflict is inevitable, experts speculate, as the time and water are running out.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) launched its annual Free The Press campaign on April 2, seeking to raise awareness about Azimjan Askarov, who is imprisoned in Kyrgyzstan, and four other "intrepid" reporters behind bars in other countries.
A scandal around the Chinese finances, allegedly allocated to the Kyrgyz ruling party SDPK (Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan), is gaining momentum. Party members, after the uproar, are trying to disown their own words, but the facts are facts.
On March 31, the anticipated congress of the ruling party SDPK (Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan) will be held in Bishkek. The date has been postponed three times -- and each time was followed by a scandal. This time, according to the sources, the date is final, the Social Democrats will gather to determine the future political role of former President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev.
Kyrgyz head of state Sooronbai Jeenbekov, elected late last year, used his first 100 days in the most efficient way, political experts agree. In particular, he managed to improve country’s foreign policy and initiated strategically important reforms.
The leaders of four Central Asian states -- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan met in Astana on 15 March to advocate regional integration.
BISHKEK, March 13 (Xinhua) -- A border guard in Kyrgyzstan was killed in an accidental firing on Tuesday, the State Border Service said.