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The open-access journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases will publish an article emphasizing the rising burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Central Asia on Tuesday, Sept. 27th.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American University of Central Asia (AUCA) today signed an agreement with Mina Corp to create "The New Generation Academy" at AUCA. The Academy will offer an innovative one-year "bridging" program to talented high school graduates from across the Kyrgyz Republic who do not have the means to afford high quality private education.
The Taigan, also known as the Kyrgyzskaya Borzaya Taigan, is a breed of domestic sighthound dog that originated in Kyrgyzstan, although it can be found from Central Asia to Northern Africa today. The exact origins of this breed are largely unknown, because the Kyrgyz people who developed the breed were mostly nomadic. The modern form of the Taigan is designated as a mountain breed that is built for working in the Tian Shan mountain range. The Taigan received its first standard in 1964,...
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.