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2011-09-28 09:43:20

High rates of parasitic infection in the region nearly 20 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union 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. According to the article's co-authors, Dr. Peter Hotez, President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, and Dr. Ken Alibek of Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan, the region continues to suffer from a...

2011-06-09 05:01:00

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 Academy will begin teaching in September 2012. Mina Corp's initial funding of $2.5m will cover...

2011-03-21 14:06:00

DUBAI, UAE, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mina Corp strongly condemns the statement by Kyrgyz Prime Minister Almazbek Atambayev, made on Friday March 18 in Moscow during a meeting with Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, saying that the Kyrgyz government intends to seize control from Mina Corp of all jet fuel supplies to US forces in Kyrgyzstan. This is part of a continuing illegal campaign to expropriate Mina's business by the Kyrgyz authorities that came to power in April 2010....

Latest Kyrgyzstan Reference Libraries

2013-09-10 15:36:01

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,...

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