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Only a handful have gone, but intelligence agencies are watching closely.
28 Jun 13
Government's opponents are using local grievances to pursue their own interests, analysts say.
6 Jun 13
Recent clash shows how niggling resentments can suddenly explode.
21 May 13
Residents of Tsarnaev family’s home town say it’s wrong to hang blame on entire ethnic group.
25 Apr 13
Political analyst on the protests where economic concerns meet north-south rivalries
15 Mar 13
Fraught political relationship makes fixing local problems that much more difficult.
15 Feb 13
It took a while, but Aynuru Altybaeva finally convinced her parliamentary colleagues that old "tradition" was criminal behaviour.
14 Feb 13
Row over location of electricity poles erupts into violence, reflecting deeper tensions in Kyrgyz-Uzbek border areas.
11 Jan 13
Women beaten on film as "lesson" to keep other female migrant workers in line.
9 Nov 12