Bakiyev's Son Accused of Instigating Kyrgyz Riots
The Kyrgyz interim government Thursday accused the son of deposed president Kurmanbek Bakiyev of instigating last week's deadly riots and confirmed a request to extradite him from Britain.
• Kyrgyz Political Expert Tips Peaceful Referendum
The constitutional referendum in Kyrgyzstan, set for Sunday, would most likely be peaceful and successful for the interim government, political analyst Edil Baisalov said Saturday.
• Death Toll Rises to 208 in Clashes in Southern Kyrgyzstan
The death toll in clashes in southern Kyrgyzstan has reached 208, with 2,101 others injured, the country's Health Ministry said on Monday.
• State of Emergency in Kyrgyzstan Extended to Jun 25
Kyrgyzstan decided to extend a state of emergency in the southern city of Osh and other areas to June 25, an official statement said Saturday.
• Senior US Official in Kyrgyzstan for Talks on Unrest
A senior U.S. official has arrived in Kyrgyzstan to hold talks with the interim government on how to settle the current unrest in the south of the Central Asian country.
• US Urges Kyrgyzstan to Ensure Safe Return of Refugees
A senior U.S. diplomat on Saturday urged Kyrgyzstan to create conditions for the safe return of refugees displaced by recent riots in the south of the country.
• Russia Urges Kyrgyzstan to Take Measures to Avoid Further Violence
A Russian presidential special envoy for relations with Kyrgyzstan urged the Kyrgyz interim government here Saturday to take measures to avoid repetition of the deadly violence which has killed at least 191 people and injured nearly 2,000 others in southern Kyrgyzstan.
• Refugee Issue Set to Linger as Kyrgyz Violence Subsides
The large number of refugees created by the latest ethnic clashes in southern Kyrgyzstan are set to be a lingering issue as aid agencies and the international community rush to help.
• UN Appeals for 71 Mln USD Aid for Kyrgyzstan: Ban
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon said Friday that the world body is appealing for 71 million U. S. dollars of emergency aid for conflict-stricken Kyrgyzstan.

Unrest in Kyrgyz Capital

Kyrgyz Opposition Forms New Gov't

Kyrgyz Violence Continues, at Least 47 Killed
About Kyrgyz
Kyrgyzstan, which covers an area of 198,500 square km, is a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia with Kazakhstan bordering to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tajikistan to the south and China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to the southeast.
Key Figures

• Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev

• Kyrgyz Opposition Leader Roza Otunbayeva
Int'l Reactions
• China Sends Delegation to Riot-hit Kyrgyzstan
• Clinton, Lavrov Voice Concern over Situation in Kyrgyzstan
• Russia, U.S. Say Kyrgyz Referendum Important for Stabilization
• Senior US Official in Kyrgyzstan for Talks on Unrest
• US Urges Kyrgyzstan to Ensure Safe Return of Refugees