Tuesday, 05, March, 2024

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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”.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev will visit China on June 8-10, to attend the 18th meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State in Qingdao, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

The Uzbek government sent more than 3,000 tons of food wheat to Afghanistan in humanitarian aid, Dunyo reported.

Chairperson of the committee for international relations, defense and security of the Kazakh Senate Dariga Nazarbayeva offered Uzbekistan to create the Asian analogue of the Schengen visa – Silk Visa – to attract tourists from abroad.

Uzbekistan will participate in the Peace Mission-2018 antiterrorist military exercise. The military exercise will be organized by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), This is the first drill since 2010 that Uzbekistan will be attending.

Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov will pay a working visit to Russia from May 28 to 30., the ministry said. During the visit, the foreign minister will make a speech at the International Think Tank Summit «Primakov Readings».

Uzbekistan delegation led by the chairman of the Senate, Nigmatilla Yuldashev will attend the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), to be held on May 18 in Istanbul, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry officially informed the Turkish Ambassador Ahmet Bashar Shen on May 16, the ministry said.

The Central Criminal Court of Iraq on Thursday sentenced 8 foreign women, including one from Uzbekistan, to life imprisonment for joining the ISIL group, the latest in a series of heavy verdicts against foreign women linked to the jihadists.

An estimated 7 million people face an early death each year from air pollution, according to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The foreign ministers of India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, the SCO Secretary General and the Director of the Executive Committee of the SCO Regional Antiterrorism Structure discussed the preparations for the upcoming SCO Summit in Qingdao, the Uzbek foreign ministry said.

Russian voters gave President Vladimir V. Putin their resounding approval for a fourth term on Sunday, with preliminary results on state television showing him with more than 70 percent of the vote, even if the initial turnout estimate was less than the Kremlin had sought.