Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov in critical condition

Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov in critical condition

  The government of Uzbekistan said on Friday that ailing President Islam Karimov is in critical condition, following a week of speculation that the country’s president of nearly 27 years could be at death’s door. “Dear compatriots, it is with a heavy heart that we inform you that the health of our President has sharply […]

US, France push for aid to Aleppo as condition for new Syria talks

US, France push for aid to Aleppo as condition for new Syria talks

The United States and France pushed Tuesday for aid to reach Syria’s battlefront city of Aleppo before plans for a new round of talks can move forward. Russia, however, maintained that there should be no pre-conditions for the talks that the United Nations is hoping to reconvene in Geneva at the end of the month. […]