Kyrgyz Health Ministry reported on Tuesday that the death toll from riots which began last Thursday in Kyrgyzstan has risen up to 170.
At least 118 people have been killed and over 1,400 injured during three days of mass clashes in the southern Kyrgyz cities of Osh andJalalabad, Kyrgyz Health Ministry reported on Monday.
Witnesses and media reported that Kyrgyz police on Wednesday fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters in the capital Bishkek.
Publication: China Brief Volume: 10 Issue: 3 By: Stephen Blank On December 14, 2009, China and Turkmenistan formally opened the longest natural gas pipeline, which runs from Turkmenistan through Central Asia to China. This pipeline, financed by China National Petroleum Corporation…