Tag Archives: Protests

The capital of Kyrgyzstan introduced a state of emergency.

The president ordered troops to be sent to Bishkek to guard law and order and stop armed clashes. Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Zheenbekov introduced an emergency regime in Bishkek from 20:00 on Friday, October 9, TASS reported. He also appointed Almazbek Orozaliyev, deputy head of the Interior Ministry, as the commandant of Bishkek. Zheenbekov instructed the General Staff to… Read More »

Clashes in Vienna: Austria and Turkey summon ambassadors

Austrian authorities are unhappy with attacks by aggressive Turks on Kurdish protesters in Vienna, and Turkish authorities criticize Austria for allowing Kurdish demonstrations. The Austrian Foreign Ministry summoned the Turkish ambassador after attacks by aggressive Turkish youth against Kurdish protesters in Vienna, and the Turkish Foreign Ministry called the Austrian ambassador, criticizing the Kurds for organizing protests. It… Read More »