Kyrgyzstan's president taken to Moscow hospital for heart problems

The president of the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambayev, has been taken to a Moscow hospital because of heart problems, his office said Friday.

Suicide bomber attacks Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

A suicide bomber attacked the Chinese embassy in the Central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday, wounding at least three embassy workers, Kyrgyz Deputy Prime Minister Zhenish Razakov told...

Fire kills 17 Kyrgyz migrant workers in Moscow

A fire in a Moscow industrial estate killed 17 workers from the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan, reports said Saturday.

Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Artykov has bronze revoked for doping

Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Izzat Artykov has had his Olympic bronze medal from the men's 69-kilogram class revoked after testing positive for strychnine, the Court of Arbitration said Thursday.

Germany's Merkel wants better EU ties with Russia-led economic bloc

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Thursday for an end to tensions with Russia and for boosting ties between the European Union and the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union after years of...