Uzbek farmers are on the front lines of an ambitious state-led winemaking drive in the majority-Muslim country. A decree published by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s office in February calls for an increase in wine exports of more than 60 percent by the end of 2021, aiming to cultivate varieties from France, Italy, Chile and the United States, along with the traditional varieties native to the former Soviet countries of the Caucasus.
A suicide bomber has killed at least 14 people and wounded 60 at the entrance to Kabul international airport on Sunday, officials said, as scores gathered to welcome home Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum from exile. Senior government officials, political leaders and supporters were leaving the airport after greeting the powerful ethnic Uzbek leader and former warlord when the explosion happened.
A Swedish court sentences a radicalised Uzbek asylum seeker to life in prison for terrorism after he mowed down pedestrians with a stolen truck in central Stockholm last year, killing five people.
A rejected Uzbek asylum seeker who killed five people in a Stockholm truck attack last year testifies for the first time at his trial, after pleading guilty. IMAGES
An Uzbek asylum seeker who confessed to wanting to mow down “infidels” in an April 2017 Stockholm truck attack that killed five people pleads guilty to terrorism charges as his trial opens. IMAGES
An Uzbek citizen who confessed to killing 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub in a New Year gun attack claimed by the Islamic State extremist group goes on trial in Istanbul. IMAGES
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The Uzbek immigrant who killed eight people in New York’s worst attack since September 11, 2001 planned the assault for weeks. Neighbors of the suspect in New Jersey reacted with shock and horror, saying that they knew little about the man.
Police confirms the Uzbek who killed eight people in New York acted in the name of the Islamic State group and that he had lived in Tampa, Florida, and had recently been staying in New Jersey, where the truck was rented.
President Donald Trump says that he will end the popular US green card lottery after a radicalized Uzbek man who entered the country under the program killed eight people in New York.