BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - A prominent human rights group said Monday that Kyrgyzstan's armed forces abetted and may even have actively taken part in violence by ethnic Kyrgyz mobs against the minority Uzbek community that left at least 370 people dead in June.

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - Police in Kyrgyzstan have detained a brother of deposed President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, authorities said Thursday - the latest effort to solidify control over the country's tense south and dismantle the former leader's entourage.

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - A leading international rights group warned Wednesday that the torture and arbitrary detention of ethnic Uzbeks by security forces in southern Kyrgyzstan could lead to a new wave of intercommunal conflict.

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - Leading members of Kyrgyzstan's interim government announced their resignations Tuesday as they prepare to run for seats in parliament.

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan - Kyrgyzstan's provisional leader Roza Otunbayeva was sworn in as president Saturday, ushering in what the turbulent Central Asian nation's government hopes will be a new era of stability and democratic freedoms.
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