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Kazakhstan: More than 160 killed, 5,000 arrested during riots – Al Jazeera

More than 160 people were killed and 5,000 arrested in Kazakhstan after the riots that shook Central Asia’s largest country over the past week. The interior ministry, quoted on Sunday by local media, said initial estimates put property damage at about 175 million euros ($198m) after the deadly violence. Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker reports.

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Deadly fighting on Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border kills at least 31

At least 31 people have been killed, scores injured and 10,000 evacuated after a water dispute led to some of the worst clashes in years on a disputed Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border. Clashes started on Wednesday when people from both sides hurled stones at each other after surveillance cameras were installed at a water facility. A truceContinue reading “Deadly fighting on Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border kills at least 31”