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Kyrgyzstan Opposition

Seven Sheep Sacrificed To Rid Parliament Of 'Evil Spirits'

AP | Posted 06.21.2011 | World

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Lawmakers in Kyrgyzstan's raucous parliament have sacrificed seven sheep in what they call a bid to drive evil spirits out...

Kurmanbek Bakiyev, Deposed Kyrgyz Leader, Offers Deal to Step Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - Kyrgyzstan's deposed president said Tuesday he will resign if the interim authorities guarantee his security, and the head ...

Kyrgyzstan Ousted President Bakiyev 'Fears For Life'

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ousted Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev says he fears he will be killed if he returns to the capital, Bishkek....

Eyewitness in Kyrgyzstan

Ian Masters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ian Masters

I spoke with a journalist today who was in the thick of things in Kyrgyzstan when police and special forces began shooting at demonstrators in downtown Bishkek, and he described his experience.

Kyrgyzstan Protests: PHOTOS, VIDEO

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kyrgyzstan has exploded into violence after anti-government protesters stormed the main government building, beat police officers, and took over state...

Kyrgyzstan Election Marred By Ballot Box-Stuffing, Counting Irregularities: Monitoring Group

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Kyrgyzstan's presidential election, which the incumbent won by a landslide, was marred by ballot-box stuffing and widespre...

Almazbek Atambayev, Kyrgyzstan Opposition Candidate, Withdraws, Claims Fraud

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan — Election officials in Kyrgyzstan said early Friday that partial results from the presidential election give incumbent Kurm...

Medet Sadyrkulov, Kyrgyzstani Opposition Leader, Believed To Be Assassinated

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A former presidential aide who had become a leader of the opposition here was believed to be a victim of a suspicious car accident early Friday that s...