Thursday, 17 September 2009

16 September 2009 News Digest

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By Alima Bissenova (9/17/2009 issue of the CACI Analyst)

UZBEKISTAN TO TAKE PART IN SCO EXERCISES AS OBSERVER

3 September

The Senate of Parliament of Uzbekistan on Saturday passed the law on ratification of the agreement on the order of organization and carrying out of joint antiterrorist exercises of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states in Dushanbe on August 28, 2008, the agency reports citing News Agency REGNUM. "The document is directed at strengthening of cooperation of the SCO member countries in struggle against terrorism and extremism and defines the order of participation of the parties for the exercises." "During the ceremony of signing of the agreement, the Uzbek party informed that Uzbekistan will take part in the joint antiterrorist exercises of the SCO member countries as an observer," a source in the government of Uzbekistan informed.

Sunday, 06 September 2009

2 September 2009 News Digest

Published in News Digest

By Alima Bissenova (9/6/2009 issue of the CACI Analyst)

tajik ambassador says youth should not study Islam in Pakistan 20 August Tajik Ambassador to Pakistan Zubaidullo Zubaidov says Pakistan should remove Tajikistan from a list of countries that illegally send young people to study in Pakistani schools, RFE/RL's Tajik Service reports. Although Tajik officials say they have curbed the number of Tajiks going to Pakistan to study at madrassahs, or religious schools, they are still concerned that an estimated 300 Tajiks are studying there without permission. Zubaidov said that the curriculum and living conditions in such schools are not good and it is better for young Tajiks to study at religious schools in Tajikistan.

Wednesday, 19 August 2009

19 August 2009 News Digest

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By Alima Bissenova (8/19/2009 issue of the CACI Analyst)

Iran, Russia conduct naval exercise 30 July Iran and Russian launched their first-ever joint maritime operations in the Caspian Sea touted as part of an effort to enhance security in the region.

Wednesday, 15 July 2009

15 July 2009 News Digest

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By Alima Bissenova (7/15/2009 issue of the CACI Analyst)

Kidnappers Free 16 Afghan demining workers 6 July Sixteen Afghans working for a United Nations-sponsored demining agency who were kidnapped at the weekend have been freed unharmed, an agency official has said. The Mine Detection and Dog Center (MDC) personnel were seized by gunmen on a highway in eastern Paktia province on July 4. The MDC is part of the overall UN mine-clearing agency in Afghanistan known as UNMACA.

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