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#Kyrgyzstan

# kyrgyzstan - This year 2022

British, American tourists narrowly escape avalanche while hiking in Kyrgyzstan
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

British, American tourists narrowly escape avalanche while hiking in Kyrgyzstan

Jul 11th 2022, 3:11 PM 10,931 Views 3 Comments

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
# Plague
# Plague

Mystery of where Black Death emerged finally solved after more than 600 years, scientists say

Jun 16th 2022, 8:35 AM 36,369 Views 17 Comments

The medieval plague, which killed millions, is believed to have emerged in North Kyrgyzstan in the late 14th century.

# kyrgyzstan - All time

37 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village in Kyrgyzstan
# Kyrgyzstan
# Kyrgyzstan

37 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village in Kyrgyzstan

Jan 16th 2017, 7:33 AM 12,463 Views 10 Comments

It’s reported that most of those killed were villagers on the ground.

Calm down, Putin isn't dead
# He's Fine
# He's Fine

Calm down, Putin isn't dead

Mar 16th 2015, 2:27 PM 12,738 Views 65 Comments

He appeared at a press conference with the leader of Kyrgyzstan earlier today.

The New York Times admits to making up a country
# Awkward
# Awkward

The New York Times admits to making up a country

Jan 8th 2015, 4:40 PM 26,203 Views 34 Comments

We’ve all been there, right?

Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights
# Silencing Dissent
# Silencing Dissent

Column: There's a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights

Mar 14th 2014, 7:30 PM 45 Views 22 Comments

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
# Black Death
# Black Death

Marmot meat blamed after teen dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan

Aug 27th 2013, 9:32 AM 8,943 Views 22 Comments

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
# Scarleh
# Scarleh

US Secretary of State John Kerry invents new country: Kryzakhstan

Feb 26th 2013, 10:56 AM 7,938 Views 31 Comments

We think he meant Kyrgyzstan. Easy mistake.

'Eternal Flame' snuffed out over unpaid gas bill
# Lights Out
From The Daily Edge
# Lights Out

'Eternal Flame' snuffed out over unpaid gas bill

Apr 26th 2012, 11:19 AM 6,793 Views 4 Comments

Gas company cut off the supply over a €7,000 debt.

Kyrgyz officials facing charges over radioactive coal
# Kyrgyzstan
# Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz officials facing charges over radioactive coal

Feb 8th 2012, 7:35 PM 2,877 Views 3 Comments

The imported coal was distributed to schools, an orphanage and a home for the elderly in Kyrgyzstan.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jan 29th 2012, 7:44 PM 7,650 Views 0 Comments

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
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Over 1,100 planes carrying military arms landed at Shannon Airport in 2011

Jan 24th 2012, 11:26 AM 2,242 Views 33 Comments

The Minister for Transport has also said that under 250,000 American soldiers passed through the airport in 2011.

Powerful earthquake hits south Kyrgyzstan
# Kyrgyzstan
# Kyrgyzstan

Powerful earthquake hits south Kyrgyzstan

Jul 20th 2011, 7:44 AM 177 Views 1 Comment

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
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 15th 2011, 7:00 PM 2,306 Views 8 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

US ambassador shocked by 'rude' Prince Andrew comments
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

US ambassador shocked by 'rude' Prince Andrew comments

Nov 30th 2010, 11:14 AM 897 Views 0 Comments

WikiLeaks documents show how the US Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan was dismayed at ‘cocky’ comments from the Queen’s son.