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    The Kyrgyz opposition has formed a government of national confidence led by ex-foreign minister Roza Otunbayeva, the AKIpress news agency reported on Wednesday.

    The Kyrgyz opposition has formed a government of national confidence led by ex-foreign minister Roza Otunbayeva, the AKIpress news agency reported on Wednesday.

    Protests, which started in the northwestern Kyrgyz town of Talas on Tuesday, spread to other regions of the Central Asian country, including the capital Bishkek. At least 30 people were killed and some 300 injured, according to health authorities.

    The opposition, whose supporters seized a number of state establishments in Bishkek, has demanded that the government transfer power to it.

     

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