Latest Kyrgyzstan Stories
Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Bishkek, 24 August: About 25 people have survived in a Boeing- 737 passenger aircraft which crashed today here [in Bishkek] while taking off from Manas airport.
The passenger jet which crashed shortly after taking off from Manas international airport near the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on 24 August was on a charter flight from Bishkek to the Iranian city of Mashhad operated by the Iranian airline Osman, the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS reported.
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]. Unfortunately, approximately 100 passengers have been killed.
Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 20 August Kyrgyz energy companies have cut off three-phase equipment [from electricity supply] to prevent a crisis. To collect enough water in the Toktogul water reservoir, we should save about 4bn kWh of electricity.
Text of report by privately-owned Kyrgyz news agency 24.kg website Bishkek, 21 August: The law-enforcement agencies intend to establish order at the Karakeche coal mine in Kyrgyzstan's [eastern] Naryn Region.
Excerpt from report, headlined "A helping hand. Sixty million dollars are needed.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2008) - Orsu Metals Corporation ("Orsu", or the "Company") (TSX:OSU)(AIM:OSU), the London-based base and precious metal mining, development and exploration company today reports its results for the quarter and six months ended 30 June 2008.
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Igor Chudinov has said that his country should cut down the export of electricity to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan this year due to a shortage of water in the country's major Toktogul reservoir.
Text of report by privately-owned Kyrgyz AKIpress news agency website Bishkek, 15 August: The World Bank is allocating 5m dollars to Kyrgyzstan for resolving problems connected with an energy crisis in the country, the head of the World Bank's permanent office in the Kyrgyz Republic, [World Bank Country Manager] Roger Robinson, said today at a meeting of a donor council with the Kyrgyz Ministry of Industry, Energy and Fuel Resources.
Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Bishkek, 8 August: Rescuers of the Altay Territory department of Russia's Ministry of Emergencies have joined in the search for the three Russian mountain climbers who went missing in Kyrgyzstan. So have their relatives.
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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