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Kyrgyzstan: Inflation Looms as Possible Trigger for Fresh Unrest in Bishkek

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is raising an alarm about a spike in inflation in Kyrgyzstan. The country, weakened by instability over the past year, lacks the means to cope with a surge in consumer prices. An IMF team of … Continue reading

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Molotov cocktail attack against synagogue in Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK (AFP-EJP)—Attackers threw a Molotov cocktail at a synagogue in the troubled nation of Kyrgyzstan where bloody street protests this spring stoked ethnic tensions, officials said. Attackers threw a makeshift explosive device at a synagogue in the centre of the … Continue reading

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100,000 Uzbek refugees seek safety at border

OSH, Kyrgyzstan — Some 100,000 minority Uzbeks fleeing a purge by mobs of Kyrgyz massed at the border Monday, an Uzbek leader said, as the deadliest ethnic violence to hit this Central Asian nation in decades left a major city … Continue reading

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