Tuesday, 22, October, 2019

World

Uzbekistan native NYPD officer was busted for shoplifting expensive clothing from a Staten Island department store, the NY Post said Saturday.

Police have detained a man in central Sweden on suspicion of conspiracy to commit “a terrorist crime”, the country’s Prosecution Authority said on Thursday.

Tens of thousands of people gathered in the Russian capital, Moscow, on Saturday to protest the exclusion of opposition and independent candidates from the city council vote.

Kyrgyzstan's security forces have arrested former President Almazbek Atambayev after a botched raid on his property overnight resulted in the death of one officer.

Forty-six countries signed the Singapore Convention on Mediation on Wednesday (Aug 7) - the day it opened for signatures. The United States and China were among the first signatories of the treaty - also known as the United Nations (UN) Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation - which will provide for the enforcement of mediated settlement agreements across countries.

Kyrgyz special forces withdrew from the village where former President Almazbek Atambaev resides early on August 8 after an unsuccessful attempt to arrest him in a raid that left one serviceman dead and 52 people hospitalized with injuries.

On July 26, another 13 countries (Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Palestine, Nepal, Mozambique, Serbia, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Sri Lanka, Equatorial Guinea, Uganda, Djibouti), including Uzbekistan, signed the letter supporting China’s arguable treatment of Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated Boris Johnson on his becoming the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the presidential press service said.

The builders claimed they had recently been educated at a Soviet-era training centre which actually closed 26 years ago.

For almost 30 years they passed as quirky eccentrics, diligently setting up their insect traps in the Rhine countryside to collect tens of millions of bugs and creepy crawlers.