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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....

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...

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 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...