Recent border clashes killed nearly 100 people from the two neighbouring Central Asian states, signalling their friction could destabilise the entire region.
"I want people to experience Istanbul the way I do, as a city of dreams," says Uzbek painter Mahsuma Tastanova, who embraced the walls of the city’s Kadirga district as her canvas.
Kyrgyzstan reports 36 deaths while Tajikistan reports 35 deaths from earlier fighting between the former Soviet republics over a border dispute.
"Our relations with these countries will be moved to a much different position with this step," says Turkish President Erdogan, in reference to members of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
"Twenty-four bodies have been brought into the health establishments in the Batken region," says Kyrgyz Health Ministry, adding clashes wounded 87 others. Tajikistan has not released details of its casualties.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with his Russian counterpart on sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Uzbekistan.
Clashes at the borders of the two Central Asian neighbours have left several people dead and dozens injured.
The Russian and Chinese leaders speak at the SCO summit in Uzbekistan, which has brought them together with the leaders of several Asian countries.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to address the second session of the ongoing SCO summit and hold bilateral meetings with leaders such as Russia's Vladimir Putin.
"Moscow-Beijing tandem" plays "a key role" in ensuring global and regional stability, Russian President Vladimir Putin tells his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Uzbekistan.
President Erdogan will attend the annual Heads of State Council summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and address the second session of the meeting.
More aid flights from UAE and Qatar will arrive in Pakistan today, and a Turkish train carrying relief goods for flood victims was on its way to the flood-hit nation.
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