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the capital of Kyrgyzstan (known as Frunze 1926-1991)

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Talking to reporter, a Pakistan Billiard and Snooker Association (PBSA) official said Asian Team and 6 Red Snooker Championship was previously scheduled to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from May 13 to 19 but was later postponed.
The ceasefire violation has been reported following India's External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and Pakistani prime minister's adviser on foreign affairs and national security, Sartaj Aziz, met in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, and agreed to respect the LoC ceasefire agreement last week.
The leaders on Friday met in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (TAP) -Four people have been hospitalised and 160 quarantined after a 15-year-old boy, Temirbek Isakunov, who ate marmot meat died of the bubonic plague last week, the Kyrgyz Ministry of Health said Wednesday according to AP News.
Hwan, an assistant professor at the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, will fly home to her anxiously waiting parents, two sisters and 17-year-old brother.
The Division IV tournament was originally scheduled to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan but recent unrest
UNDER FIRE Blooded Kyrgyz police officers huddle together for protection, as they are attacked by protestors in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Reflecting the growth of Asian rugby and the competitiveness of the HSBC Asian Five Nations, the Division III tournament was launched this year featuring four teams drawn from last year's three regional competitions: the Philippines, the winners of the 2008 HSBC A5N regional tournament in Guam; Guam, runners-up in their home tournament last year; Indonesia, winners of the Jakarta Regional Tournament in 2008; and Iran, winners of the regional tournament in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in 2008.
It's important to us, but it's important to every country in the region, to the other countries that use it, but also to the other countries that are affected by terrorism coming out of Afghanistan," Boucher told reporters in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan -- Three weeks of reporting from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in summer 2007 left me with the unhappy realization that journalism is getting worse, not better, in both countries.
It's also 600 miles from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan south over the Hindu Kush Mountains into targets around Kabul and Kandahar.
The first such meeting was held in December 2004 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
A Kyrgyz protester wearing a police helmet and holding a truncheon stands outside government headquarters in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, after protesters stormed the building
POPULAR UPRISING: A Kyrgyz man wearing a police helmet and holding a truncheon celebrates with other protesters outside the government headquarters in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan