Friday, 22, June, 2018

World

A 38-year-old Uzbek woman, who was lodged in the Bhondsi jail, died due to a heart attack on Thursday. The women, identified as Shaknoz, complained of acute chest pain. She was rushed to the Civil Hospital where she later died.

Uzbekistan will keep exerting efforts to help stabilize the situation in Afghanistan and assist to its socio-economic development, according to the agreements reached at the March conference on Afghanistan in Tashkent, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Uzbekistan is one of the most peaceful and secure countries in the world, based on its scores on Gallup's Law and Order Index in 2017 it ranked fifth out of 142 countries on Gallup's annual gauge of how secure people feel.

The chief of the Uzbek Security Service, Ikhtiyor Abdulloev, arrived at Dushanbe airport, where he was welcomed by the head of the Tajik National Security Committee, Saymumin Yatimov, the committee said.

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shook hands Tuesday morning in Singapore’s Sentosa island, the first time sitting leaders of the two countries have met face to face. The historic handshake kicks off a high-stakes nuclear summit that has been months in the making.

Director of the Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of Uzbekistan, Vladimir Norov at the SCO Summit in Qingdao Sunday has been appointed Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) for the period from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021, replacing Rashid Alimov (Tajikistan).

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with Russian President Vladimir Putin Saturday in Qingdao, the presidential press service reported.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the margins of the SCO summit in Qingdao met with the President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping, the presidential press service reported.

A native of Uzbekistan who drove a stolen truck into a crowd in Stockholm, killing five people and wounding 14 others, was convicted Thursday of terror-related murder and given a life sentence.

The world must unite to “beat plastic pollution” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message forWorld Environment Day on Tuesday, noting that microplastic particles in the ocean, “now outnumber stars in our galaxy”.