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Kyrgyzstan investigates opposition “coup plot”

Kyrgyz authorities opened a criminal case into allegations that opposition leaders tried to stage a coup, officials said on Saturday, but one of their leaders said compromise could still defuse tensions. Protesters have camped out in a central square demanding President Kurmanbek Bakiyev’s resignation. Although their numbers have dwindled, the country’s record of instability has raised fears of unrest. Germany’s foreign minister, visiting the mostly Muslim Central Asian nation that hosts both a U.S. and a Russian military airbase, called for calm and praised the government for allowing the protests to go ahead. Full Story

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