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Kazakhstan detains dozens of anti-government protesters

Reuters Saturday, 22 February 2020
Kazakh police detained dozens of opposition supporters who staged public protests against the government of the Central Asian nation on Saturday.
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'Very Nice!' Kazakhstan uses Borat to woo tourists [Video]

'Very Nice!' Kazakhstan uses Borat to woo tourists

Kazakhstan has found itself the center of the joke once again with the release of another movie featuring fictional journalist Borat. However, this time the ex-Soviet state is embracing the joke and has adopted Borat's catch phrase to try to attract tourists. Adam Reed reports.

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Central Asia Central Asia Region of the Asian continent

Kyrgyzstan president: Ready to resign amid unrest [Video]

Kyrgyzstan president: Ready to resign amid unrest

Kyrgyzstan's President Sooronbai Jeenbekov said on Friday he was ready to resign once a new cabinet was appointed to end the power vacuum in the Central Asian nation gripped by unrest since opposition supporters seized government buildings on Tuesday. Libby Hogan reports.

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Kyrgyzstan's disputed election threatens revolt [Video]

Kyrgyzstan's disputed election threatens revolt

Opposition groups in Kyrgyzstan said they had seized power in the strategically important Central Asian country on Tuesday. It's claimed they've taken control of government buildings in the capital during protests over a recent parliamentary election. Adam Reed reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:53Published

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