Two Afghan pilots reportedly suffered minor injuries after parachuting to safety when their plane crashed in unclear circumstances. Afghan Air Force pilots have been targeted for assassination by Taliban fighters.
“If you get COVID-19 on holiday in Uzbekistan, we will compensate you," promises a tourism ambassador in a written statement.
A new threat actor Kaspersky calls SandCat, believed to be Uzbekistan’s intelligence agency, is so bad at operational security, researchers have found multiple zero-day exploits used by the group, and even caught malware the group was still developing.
The FBI and the New York Police Department released a wanted poster of Mukhammadzoir Kadirov, who is not a suspect but a person of interest in their investigation of the New York City terror attack.
Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, the 29-year-old who killed eight people and injured 11 in New York Tuesday, was described by former neighbors and friends as a mild-mannered truck driver.
Islam Karimov's death was revealed by the Turkish prime minister on Friday, hours after the Uzbek government acknowledged Karimov was seriously ill.
Gods don't foresee their own demise, so the death of Islam Karimov has left a power vacuum with a range of colourful candidates.
In August 1979 FC Pakhtakor Tashkent's first-team squad perished in a mid-air collision. The crash was a tragic accident, but there is an inevitable whiff of Communist Party cover-up about the events that day.
Turkish police detained 13 people in raids across Istanbul in connection with Tuesday's attack, with officials saying the attackers were from Russia, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan.
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