Gulnara Karimova: 'Show world my mum is alive,' says son
The son of Gulnara Karimova, the once glamorous daughter of the late Uzbek president, has called for her whereabouts to be made public.
In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Islam Karimov Junior denied recent reports suggesting his mother had died, and accused the Uzbek security services of keeping her in isolation.
Ms Karimova was once seen as a potential successor to her father.
But she disappeared from public view in 2014 amid a damaging family feud.
The name of Ms Karimova, whose ambitions ranged from business and politics to fashion and pop music, has also been linked to corruption... read more
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