Gulf Times - Uzbekistan
Russia agrees to supply 35mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Uzbekistan

Russia agrees to supply 35mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Uzbekistan

Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Friday it had agreed to supply up to 35 million doses of the Russian experimental vaccine against Covid-19 to Uzbekistan's Laxisam, a pharmaceutical company.

Tens of thousands evacuated after Uzbekistan dam bursts

Tens of thousands evacuated after Uzbekistan dam bursts

Uzbek authorities on Sunday launched a criminal probe after a major dam burst, prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands of people from flooded homes there and in Kazakhstan.

Central Asia tightens restrictions as coronavirus spreads

Central Asia tightens restrictions as coronavirus spreads

Authorities in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan have announced fresh restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus as the number of cases in Central Asia rose.

International monitors slam 'lack of real contest' in Uzbek polls

International monitors slam 'lack of real contest' in Uzbek polls

All five pro-government parties competing in Uzbekistan's first elections under President Shavkat Mirziyoyev took seats in the country's parliament, preliminary results showed Monday ...

15 fighters, soldier and policeman killed in Tajikistan clash

15 fighters, soldier and policeman killed in Tajikistan clash

Fifteen fighters were killed by Tajik authorities when an armed group attacked a checkpoint on the border with Uzbekistan early Wednesday

Rakhimov elected president of boxing body AIBA

Rakhimov elected president of boxing body AIBA

Controversial Uzbek businessman Gafur Rakhimov was elected president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Saturday despite fears that his appointment could lead to the sport's ejection from the Olympic Games.

Verdict due in Stockholm truck attack terrorism trial

Verdict due in Stockholm truck attack terrorism trial

A Stockholm district court is to announce Thursday its verdict against a rejected asylum seeker from Uzbekistan accused of terrorism for barrelling a stolen beer truck down a pedestrian street in April 2017, killing five people.

Uzbek journalist cleared of conspiracy, freed in trial

Uzbek journalist cleared of conspiracy, freed in trial

An Uzbek journalist was cleared of conspiring against the government and released on Monday, in a court ruling that Amnesty International said offered a "glimmer of hope” after years of crackdowns on reporters and dissidents.

Uzbekistan jails ex-president's daughter Gulnara Karimova

Uzbekistan jails ex-president's daughter Gulnara Karimova

Uzbekistan said on Friday that it has jailed the eldest daughter of late president Islam Karimov, Gulnara Karimova after charging her with massive fraud and money laundering.

Uzbekistan says had warned about Stockholm attack suspect

Uzbekistan says had warned about Stockholm attack suspect

Uzbekistan's security services had passed information on Rakhmat Akilov, the man accused of ramming a truck into a crowd of people in Stockholm last week, to Sweden through another Western nation, Uzbek Foreign Minister said on Friday.

Qatar go down to Uzbekistan in World Cup qualifier

Qatar go down to Uzbekistan in World Cup qualifier

Qatar's football team lost 0-1 away to Uzbekistan, in the seventh round of the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Uzbekistan votes to elect second ever president

Uzbekistan votes to elect second ever president

Uzbekistan went to the polls on Sunday to elect a successor to the late strongman Islam Karimov with long-serving prime minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev expected to score a comfortable victory in the ex-Soviet state.