Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Uzbek Leader Reported Dead; No Confirmation from Uzbekistan

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Friday that Uzbekistan's President died, however the Uzbek government said that the leader is only critically ill. Yildirim expressed his condolences on Friday during a televised meeting with his cabinet. "Uzbek President Islam Karimov has passed away. May God's mercy be upon him, as the Turkish Republic we are sharing the pain and sorrow of Uzbek people." The Associated Press reports that a top Kyrgyz diplomat and...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter