Kyrgyzstan - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Kyrgyzstan 10 Things to Know for Today Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ST. PETERSBURG SUBWAY DEATH TOLL RISES TO 14 Russian investigators say a suicide bomber was behind the blast and Kyrgyzstan officials identify the suspect as Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen Akbarzhon Dzhalilov. 2. S... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 11:26:00 GMT 2017-04-04T11:26:00Z Dozens arrested in Kyrgyzstan protest over jailed dissident BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — Supporters of a jailed former lawmaker tried to break through a police cordon outside the national security agency's headquarters in Kyrgyzstan's capital, but police turned them back with flash grenades. Dozens were arrested. About 250 people had gathered Saturday in Bishkek, the Central Asian nation's capital, to demand the rel... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:02:00 GMT 2017-03-25T19:02:00Z Kyrgyz court confirms life sentence for journalist BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A court in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday upheld a life sentence for an ethnic Uzbek journalist in a case that has drawn international criticism. Azimzhan Askarov was convicted in 2010 for stirring up ethnic hatred, a charge related to ethnic unrest in the south of Kyrgyzstan in 2010 when more than 450 people, mostly ethnic Uzbeks, were killed and tens or e... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:59:00 GMT 2017-01-24T07:59:00Z Kyrgyzstan holds vote to change constitution BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — Kyrgyzstan has held a referendum on implementing changes to its constitution, including amendments to strengthen the office of prime minister. With almost 100 percent of ballots counted, 79.6 percent of voters supported the changes and about 15 percent voted against, Kyrgyzstan's Central Election Commission said Sunday. ... Sun, 11 Dec 2016 17:32:00 GMT 2016-12-11T17:32:00Z Strong earthquake in remote far-western China kills 1 BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake in a remote area of China's extreme west has killed at least one villager after a home collapsed, authorities said Saturday. The seismological bureau of China's Xinjiang region said that 55 homes were damaged and 32 collapsed in an area bordering Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in the quake that struck late Friday. ... Sat, 26 Nov 2016 03:04:00 GMT 2016-11-26T03:04:00Z