Wednesday, 21, November, 2018

World

Five Uzbek nationals died when a bus was hit by a train at a crossing in the Ozinsky district of the Saratov province in Russia, and the two injured are the Kazakh nationals.

The United Nations General Assembly approved the resolution entitled "Situation with human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol", the UN News Center said.

Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov hosted the participants of the 21st meeting of the Conference of Special Services of Turkic-speaking States, which was held in Kyrgyzstan, the presidential press service reports.

Uzbekistan delegation will attend the 11th Republic of Korea - Central Asia Cooperation Forum in Seoul on November 6-7. The delegation will be led by Deputy Foreign Minister Dilshod Akhatov.

The meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of Government was held in Astana during which the Commonwealth countries signed a number of important agreements - including Agreement on Preparedness in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency, on the use of space for peaceful purposes, and others.

International food commodity prices dipped in October, as falling dairy, meat and vegetable oils prices more than offset a surge in sugar prices, the United Nations said today.

The servicemen of the special-purpose regiment from Uzbekistan won gold medal in Phase Four of the Cambrian Patrol exercise in Wales, UK.

President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev signed decree suspending the Kazakh Ambassador to Uzbekistan Erik Utembaev from office.

In an exclusive interview with ATR, the Uzbek-born businessman issued a series of denials about the alleged criminal links detailed in a U.S. Treasury listing. It accuses him of being “one of the leaders of Uzbek organized crime”.

Economic advances around the world mean that while fewer people live in extreme poverty, almost half the world’s population — 3.4 billion people — still struggles to meet basic needs, the World Bank said.