Three Tajik soldiers and one Kyrgyz serviceman were killed and more than a dozen on both sides wounded in an overnight border clash, the authorities in Bishkek and Dushanbe said on Tuesday, blaming each other for the incident.
The head of Kyrgyzstan's security forces accused ex-president Almazbek Atambayev on Tuesday of planning to stage a coup, state news agency Kabar said, following a deadly clash last week with police sent to his house to arrest him.
Prosecutors on Tuesday charged Kyrgyzstan's ex-president Almazbek Atambayev with murder and causing mass unrest, news agency Interfax reported, after a deadly clash last week with security forces who were seeking to arrest him.
Kyrgyz former president Almazbek Atambayev has been charged with corruption over his alleged role in the release of a convicted criminal, Atambayev's lawyer said on Friday after police had to battle protesters to secure his arrest.
Kyrgyz security forces launched a second raid on the house of former president Almazbek Atambayev on Thursday, an independent news website there reported, after a failed attempt to arrest him the previous day led to violent clashes with his followers.
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