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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Kyrgyzstan

Last year
British, American tourists narrowly escape avalanche while hiking in Kyrgyzstan
The group had just reached the peak of their trek when a cloud of snow came rushing down the cliffside.
Mystery of where Black Death emerged finally solved after more than 600 years, scientists say
The medieval plague, which killed millions, is believed to have emerged in North Kyrgyzstan in the late 14th century.
All time
37 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village in Kyrgyzstan
It’s reported that most of those killed were villagers on the ground.
Calm down, Putin isn't dead
He appeared at a press conference with the leader of Kyrgyzstan earlier today.
The New York Times admits to making up a country
We’ve all been there, right?
Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights
The space in which human rights defenders can operate safely is steadily shrinking, with devastating consequences, writes Mary Lawlor.
Marmot meat blamed after teen dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan
Officials in the central Asian country are confident there will be no outbreak, but neighbouring Kazakhstan has tightened border controls.
US Secretary of State John Kerry invents new country: Kryzakhstan
We think he meant Kyrgyzstan. Easy mistake.
'Eternal Flame' snuffed out over unpaid gas bill
Gas company cut off the supply over a €7,000 debt.
Kyrgyz officials facing charges over radioactive coal
The imported coal was distributed to schools, an orphanage and a home for the elderly in Kyrgyzstan.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In tonight’s Fix: The weather gets worse, Brazilian bikinis get bigger, and Leo Varadkar gets his say…
Over 1,100 planes carrying military arms landed at Shannon Airport in 2011
The Minister for Transport has also said that under 250,000 American soldiers passed through the airport in 2011.
Powerful earthquake hits south Kyrgyzstan
The 6.2 magnitude quake struck in the early hours of the morning but there are no immediate reports of casualties.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
US ambassador shocked by 'rude' Prince Andrew comments
WikiLeaks documents show how the US Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan was dismayed at ‘cocky’ comments from the Queen’s son.