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Daughter of Uzbek leader tweets to deny health reports

ALMATY (Reuters) - The daughter of Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov tweeted a denial of reports on opposition websites that the 75-year-old leader of the strategically important Central Asian state was in poor health.Full story

TeliaSonera starts legal review of Uzbek license deal

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Nordic telecoms firm TeliaSonera <TLSN.ST> said on Wednesday it had appointed lawyers to investigate allegations of wrongdoing related to its purchase of a 3G license in Uzbekistan in 2007. Full story

Forced sterilizations on women of Uzbekistan

  Reality Check: Melissa Harris-Perry shines light on the global "war on women" by talking about the human rights violations in Uzbekistan, where sterilizations are being forced on women in an effort by authorities to tame the country's birth rate.

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