The Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan, linked to pro-Moscow President Almazbek Atambayev, came out on top at Sunday's parliamentary election in the ex-Soviet state, with five other pro-Russian parties also winning seats.
Ex-Soviet Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday announced it was tearing up a long-running cooperation agreement with the United States after Washington awarded a rights prize to a jailed ethnic minority campaigner.
Lawmakers in ex-Soviet Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly in favour of a law activists say discriminates against homosexuals, in the crucial second of three mandatory readings of the bill.
A friend of the Boston Marathon bombers who had dinner with them after the 2013 attack but failed to notify the FBI immediately was sentenced Thursday to 2 1/2 years in prison for misleading investigators.
Kylychbek Beksariyev lost two friends to a bloody revolution he hoped would transform ex-Soviet Kyrgyzstan, but five years after the ouster of a reviled leader he says his Central Asian homeland remains mired in poverty and corruption.
Lambasted in the West over his human rights record, Uzbekistan's strongman Islam Karimov looks certain to extend his 25-year grip on power at a poll Sunday despite a bitter feud inside his own family.
Students are usually clever in figuring out ways to get out of going to class, but in a small village in southern Kyrgyzstan, mother nature may have helped out this time. Since the beginning of spring an onslaught of snakes has kept a high school closed.
The United States has finally decided that it has sunk enough money into trying to retain the Manas Transit Center air base in Kyrgyzstan after spending hundreds of millions in payoffs to the government to try to retain use of the facility.
Maksim Bakiyev, the son of ousted Kyrgyz President, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, was sentenced to 25 years in absentia for signing agreements that prejudiced the country’s interests, by losing hundreds of millions of dollars.
In his first visit in the West, Kyrgyz president Almazbek Atambayev warned during a press conference with Angela Merkel in Berlin that his country might undergo turmoil similar to that in Afghanistan unless it consolidated its democratic reforms.