The Central-Asian Economic Community will be transformed into the Central-Asian Cooperation Organisation. The Kazakh, Kirghiz, Tajik and Uzbek Presidents have taken this decision at a meeting in Tashkent. The four leaders stressed the necessity to develop cooperation in political, trade and economic, scientific and technical, cultural and humanitarian spheres.
In Bolivia, at least seven people were killed at El Alto State University on Tuesday, March 3. The tragedy took place during a student meeting on the fifth floor of the building