In Tashkent, Uzbekistan:
- Officials terrified residents of one local community when they staged a mock terrorist attack on a local school.
- An Uzbek singer, banned since 2007 for anti-government remarks, will host her first concert in five years.
- The city promised to restore heat to a human rights activist.
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