Author: Ravshanbek Sabirov

New York. (11 June – 31) US federal agents have arrested eight Tajikistan nationals in the US on terrorism charges. The arrests, carried out by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, spanned across Los Angeles, New York, and Philadelphia. These actions coincide with recent alerts from US intelligence officials about a terrorist plot. ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, is designated as a terrorist organization by numerous countries and international organizations, including the United States, the United Nations, and the European Union. The ability to surveillance certain foreign targets has been a subject of intense debate in Congress,…

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The primary purpose of Xi Jinping’s three-day visit to Hungary might be to ensure that Hungary can help China gain market share in the EU, as Beijing and Budapest prepare to sign a total of 16 bilateral agreements. The Chinese president has arrived in Budapest late Wednesday, in the third and last stop of his European visit. During his three-day stay, Xi Jinping and his delegation are expected to conclude a series of economic agreements with Budapest, as China sees Hungary as an important bridgehead in conquering European markets: among other things, Chinese companies are building electric car and battery factories.…

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The country’s most important archaeological find has been compared to Machu Picchu. Here’s how to see it At first glance, it doesn’t look like much, just a rectangular meadow in the Pamir foothills of central Tajikistan. But there was a time when this ground reverberated with the thunder of hooves. Occupying a broad saddle, high above the mighty Panj River, this meadow is believed to be an ancient arena for the Central Asian sport of buzkashi, or dead goat polo. The playing field was a centerpiece of a once sprawling settlement, a political and religious capital inhabited for centuries but since lost to…

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Kyrgyzstan’s main international airport has agreed to purchase two aircraft as part of efforts to grow connectivity within the landlocked Central Asian country. Manas International Airport (FRU), located 16 mi. from the capital Bishkek, has signed a deal with De Havilland Canada for a pair of Dash 8-400s, which are expected to be delivered next May. The acquisition is connected to a government strategy, led by President Sadyr Japarov, to “significantly increase” Kyrgyzstan’s domestic route network and lower the cost of airline tickets for passengers. As one of the smallest countries in Central Asia, the former Soviet state of Kyrgyzstan…

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Raimbek Matraimov, a shadowy Kyrgyz political operator, has long denied his ties to Khabibula Abdukadyr, the secretive tycoon who made millions in alleged smuggling with his help. In 2021, his son married Khabibula’s daughter. “Friends, let’s loudly and emotionally support our bride, our Alanur!” the master of ceremonies says, as a young woman in a white dress appears on a raised platform. Accompanied by music and a light show that spells out her name, she walks into the center of the hall flanked by two male relatives. Later, wearing a traditional peaked hat, she approaches a young man in a…

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Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Akylbek Japarov has received the members of the Council of Heads of CIS news agencies. Heads and representatives of the news agencies of Azerbaijan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Belarus and Turkmenistan attended the meeting. Azerbaijan was represented by Chairman of the Board of Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) Vugar Aliyev. During the meeting, Prime Minister Akylbek Japarov noted that the Council contributed to the development of friendship and good-neighborly relations between nations. He emphasized that the leading CIS news agencies play a key role in maintaining a healthy information environment. Chairman of the Council, Director General of TASS…

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A chamber of commerce from Kyrgyzstan has reportedly established a presence in Macau through a local business group associated with Shandong province, Macao Daily News reported. According to the media outlet, the Kyrgyzstani business organisation inked an agreement late last week with the group to formalise the set-up of the office in Macau, which also handles affairs associated with Hong Kong.According to the media outlet, the Kyrgyzstani business organisation inked an agreement late last week with the group to formalise the set-up of the office in Macau, which also handles affairs associated with Hong Kong. The media outlet described the…

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Independent media Kloop believes it’s being punished for investigating Barcelona FC’s new academy in Kyrgyzstan When FC Barcelona opened a new football academy in Kyrgyzstan in late August, the public reaction in the Central Asian state was warm and welcoming. An exhibition match was held to promote the opening of the academy – the first of its kind in Central Asia – in which Barcelona ‘legends’ played against a team of Asian ‘legends’, including Kyrgyzstan’s president Sadyr Japarov, a former member of the national football team. Barely a fortnight on from the sold-out game, a simple good news story had…

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Kyrgyzstan’sMinister of Foreign Affairs, Zhanybek Kulubaev, and Germany’sFederal Minister of Foreign Affairs, Annalena Baerbock, will focus on methods to reinforce bilateral financial collaboration, Trend reviews. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan, these discussions will happen throughout Kyrgyzstan’s Foreign Minister’s go to to Germany on August 24-25. The go to’s function is to debate the enlargement of Kyrgyz-German political, financial, and cultural-humanitarian cooperation. Minister Kulubaev may also maintain bilateral conferences with authorities from Germany’s Federal President’s and Chancellor’s Offices, a Bundestag member, and different officers. Additionally, he’ll meet with the management of the German Committee on Eastern European…

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Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan Bakyt Torobaev named joint productions which Belarus and Kyrgyzstan could set up as he spoke during the meeting of the intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation on 24 August, BelTA has learned. According to him, there is a great untapped potential for cooperation in industry. “The leadership of our countries has repeatedly emphasized the need to create conditions for the development of industrial cooperation and implementation of new infrastructure projects. I would like to emphasize the importance of the working groups on industry, transportation and logistics, which were set up…

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