Sep 5, 2016

End of Uzbekistan's Karimov era

Islam Karimov had little regard for legal niceties, but his ability to keep keep Islamic radicals under control made him a critical figure for governments outside Central Asia.

Uzbek leader Karimov in 'critical' condition: official

/ Sep 2, 2016

Uzbek leader Karimov in 'critical' condition: official

Strongman Uzbek leader Islam Karimov is in critical condition, with his health worsening "sharply" days after he suffered a stroke, an official statement said Friday. "Dear compatriots, it is with a very heavy heart that we inform you that yesterday the condition of our president ...

Uzbek leader recovering from brain hemorrhage, daughter says

/ Aug 31, 2016

Uzbek leader recovering from brain hemorrhage, daughter says

Almaty/Moscow REUTERS, AP Uzbek President Islam Karimov's daughter said Wednesday that her father was recovering from a brain hemorrhage, countering speculation that he had died. In an Instagram message, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva — the long-standing leader's younger daughter — thanked well-wishers for their support, saying this was helping ...

Aug 29, 2016

Uzbek president in intensive care after brain hemorrhage, daughter says

Strongman Uzbek President Islam Karimov is in intensive care after suffering a brain hemorrhage, his younger daughter wrote on social media Monday. "My father was hospitalized after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage on Saturday morning, and is now receiving treatment in an intensive care unit," Lola ...

EgyptAir plane resumes flight to China after bomb threat

Jun 8, 2016

EgyptAir plane resumes flight to China after bomb threat

An EgyptAir aircraft that made an emergency landing on Wednesday in Uzbekistan following a bomb threat has resumed its flight to Beijing, Egyptian officials said, the latest in a series of deadly or damaging air travel incidents involving Egypt. The officials said no bomb was ...