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Prejudicе, abuse and fear of attacks keeps LGBT community in shadows.
2 Feb 12
Police regain control after protest gets out of hand, but incident highlights simmering ethnic tensions.
2 Mar 11
Authorities accuse Islamic radicals of planting bomb, though others are not so sure.
1 Dec 10
High stakes for political groups seeking power in stronger parliament
27 Jul 10
Experts call for more funding and systemic reforms for schooling. By Yevgenia Kim in Bishkek
14 Apr 10
New rules seem unworkable since most diplomats currently work in Russian and will find it hard to switch language.
2 Mar 10
President accused of heading for dynastic rule after appointing son to top job.
20 Nov 09