Friday, 01, March, 2024

World

Uzbekistan ranked 44th, the highest among the ex-USSR countries in the World Happiness Report 2018, published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, an initiative of the United Nations.

Spokesperson of the Department of State Heather Nauert answering a question at a Press Briefing about Conference on Afghanistan to be held in Tashkent said:

China has given more than 60,000 soldiers a new order: planting trees to create new forests, Asia Times reported.

Uzbekistan delegation led by First Deputy Defense Minister - Chief of the Army Staff, Major-General Pavel Ergashev visited Afghanistan for the February 12-13 conference also attended by US Central Command’s General Votel & NATO's Resolute Support Mission commander General John Nicholson as well as the Army Chiefs of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, this afternoon and soared to space, carrying its payload — CEO Elon Musk’s red Tesla Roadster — into an orbit that stretches into the asteroid belt. The Falcon Heavy’s first flight is finally over, and despite a fudged landing in the ocean, the rocket has shown its prowess and is likely ready to begin missions for customers.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday congratulated President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades on his reelection as the President.

Islam Karimov junior, the grandson of the late Uzbek President Karimov, applied for political asylum in the UK, his London-based lawyer told the BBC.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent condolences message to the President of the Republic of Korea, Mr. Moon Jae-in, and to the families of the victims who died in fire at a hospital on Friday in the southern city of Miriyang, the President’s press service reported.

President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and the visiting Uzbekistan’s Deputy PM Jamshid Kuchkarov discussed the construction of the Mazar-e Sharif-Herat railway in Kabul yesterday.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov in New York attended the regular  meeting in the C5+1 format between the five Central Asian countries and the United States of America on Friday.

Emergency officials in Kazakhstan say 52 people have died when an Ikarus bus carrying them caught fire. The Ministry added that Thursday's tragedy happened at 10:30 in Irgiz district of the northern Aktobe province, and that only five of 57 people in the bus have managed to get out and survived the fire.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday met with Thomas Shannon U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs in Washington.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov yesterday at the United Nations Headquarters in New York met with UN Secretary General António  Guterres, the ministry said.

Uzbekistan delegation led by the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will visit the United States from January 14 to 21, 2018, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Ten people, including an Uzbek national, have been hospitalized, with injuries after an explosion ripped through a supermarket in the Russsian city of St Petersburg on Wednesday evening.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday attended the informal meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of State of the in Moscow, UzA said.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent condolences message to the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte over the devastating floods and landslides which left many people dead, the President’s press service said.

Russia's Central Election Commission (CEC) voted on Monday (December 25) to deny blogger Alexei Navalny the right to run in a presidential election next year, saying he was ineligible because of a past conviction for a grave crime.

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev today left for Moscow to attend the informal meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

Yesterday, the President Donald Trump Administration launched a new sanctions regime targeting human rights abusers and corrupt actors around the world.  Building on the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act passed by Congress last year, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order declaring a national emergency with respect to serious human rights abuse and corruption around the world and providing for the imposition of sanctions on actors engaged in these malign activities.