Editorials 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 recovering from brain hemorrhage, daughter says

World / Politics 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 ...

EgyptAir plane resumes flight to China after bomb threat

World 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 ...