Almazbek Atambayev

Kyrgyz president wins referendum for change of constitution

Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambayev won a referendum on Sunday in favour of controversial changes to the constitution, with more than three-quaters of voters giving their approval.

Kyrgyzstan's prime minister resigns as governing coalition collapses

Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambayev signed a decree on Wednesday accepting the resignation of the prime minister and his cabinet as the Central Asian nation's governing coalition was disbanded.

Kyrgyzstan's president taken to Moscow hospital for heart problems

The president of the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan, Almazbek Atambayev, has been taken to a Moscow hospital because of heart problems, his office said Friday.