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2008-08-27 00:00:00

By Marcus Denbywdnews@bepp.co.uk Emergency workers combed through the wreckage of a passenger jet yesterday after it crashed outside Kyrgyzstan's main airport on Sunday. Sixty-five people died in an accident officials said was probably caused by technical faults.

2008-08-26 18:00:38

Centerra Gold Inc. (TSX: CG) stated that according to available information the Bishkek Inter District Court of the Kyrgyz Republic today dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Vice-Speaker of the Parliament, K.S.

2008-08-26 00:00:28

By Leila Saralayeva BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - A passenger jet carrying 90 people, including a Kyrgyz high school sports team, crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday near the Kyrgyz capital, killing 68, government officials said.

2008-08-25 12:00:58

Excerpt from report by privately-owned Kyrgyz news agency 24.kg website The press service of the Itek Air airline thinks that a terrorist act might have caused the crash of a Boeing-737 in Kyrgyzstan, sources in the airline's office have told the 24.kg news agency.

2008-08-25 12:00:50

An article published in the Narodnoye Slovo newspaper on 19 August accused Kyrgyzstan of violating international agreements on using transborder rivers by reducing the volume of water discharged from the Toktogul reservoir during the summer.

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Manas Petroleum, an international oil and gas company, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary DWM Petroleum has entered into a letter agreement for the Phase-2 work period in the Kyrgyz Republic.

2008-08-25 09:00:17

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "1st LD: Chinese Citizen Confirmed Killed in Plane Crash in Kyrgyzstan"] DUSHANBE, Aug.

2008-08-25 09:00:00

A passenger jet carrying 90 people, including a Kyrgyz high school sports team, crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday near the Kyrgyz capital, killing 68, government officials said.

2008-08-24 21:00:03

BISHKEK. Aug 24 (Interfax) - The Boeing-737 which crashed in Kyrgyzstan, has burnt down completely, said Kyrgyz Emergency Minister Kamchibek Tashiyev said. "There were 90 people on board, 25 of them survived," Tashiyev told Interfax. Rescue operations at the crash site are underway.

2008-08-24 15:00:26

//CORR- correcting headline to "Iran sets up response taskforce for families of Kyrgyz crash victims." //Text of report by state- run Iranian TV channel two on 24 August [Presenter] A [Boeing] 737 aircraft belonging to Kyrgyzstan Airlines crashed moments after taking off from Bishkek airport at 2030 hours [time zone unspecified].


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Taigan
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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