Wednesday, 08 August 2012

8 August 2012 News Digest

Published in News Digest

By Oskar von Schreeb (8/8/2012 issue of the CACI Analyst)

KARZAI WANTS LIMITS FOR NATO

June 13

Afghan President Hamid Karzai called for an end to NATO airstrikes in Afghanistan, suggesting they may represent a disproportionate use of force.

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

13 June 2012 News Digest

Published in News Digest

By Oskar von Schreeb (6/13/2012 issue of the CACI Analyst)

EXILES: UZBEK IMAM'S SHOOTING POLITICAL

May 31

Uzbeks living in Sweden say they believe the February shooting of a well-known Islamic cleric was a political act perpetrated by the Tashkent regime. Imam Obid Nazarov, considered one of the most powerful opponents of the regime of Uzbek President Islam Karimov, was in a coma this week after being shot in the head Feb. 22 in the northern Sweden city of Stromsund.

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

21 March 2012 News Digest

Published in News Digest

By Alima Bissenova (3/21/2012 issue of the CACI Analyst)

OSCE urges tajiks to end shutdown of facebook, sites 8 March The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe has urged Tajikistan to end a local shutdown of Facebook and several Russian-language sites that had published material critical of the nation's veteran leader. President Imomali Rakhmon, a former head of a Soviet state farm, has ruled this Muslim Central Asian nation of 7.5 million people with a firm hand since 1992.

Wednesday, 16 November 2011

16 November 2011 News Digest

Published in News Digest

By Alima Bissenova (11/16/2011 issue of the CACI Analyst)

Kazakhstan to export 2.5 mln tones of grain through Black, Baltic Seas this year 3 November Kazakhstan may export 2.5 million tonnes of grain through the Black and the Baltic Seas this marketing year (July 2011-June 2012), the country's Agriculture Minister Asylzhan Mamytbekov said.

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