Sadyr Japarov, 51, was this week freed by his supporters from prison where he was serving a lengthy sentence on charges of taking a state official hostage in a 2013 incident.
Kyrgyzstan's President Sooronbai Jeenbekov sacks the government of Sapar Isakov after a surprise no-confidence vote in parliament amid an apparent power struggle.
22-year-old Akbarzhon Jalilov is suspected of killing 14 people and injuring dozens in a suicide attack on a metro train in Russia.
A fire at a four-floor printing plant warehouse in Russia's capital has killed 17 Kyrgyz nationals.
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