A giant version of the traditional "Ak Kalpak" pointed hat is pictured during celebrations in Kyrgyzstan. (Photo: AFP)
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Lawmakers in Kyrgyzstan urged punishment Thursday for the owner of a dog pictured wearing one of the Central Asian country's traditional felt hats in a dog show.Tazabek Ikramov of the opposition Onuguu-Progress party demanded authorities bring the owner to justice for "insulting" the revered "Ak Kalpak" pointed hat, which is honoured by its own national day.The same year lawmakers ritually slaughtered seven sheep in parliament to exorcise "evil spirits" from the turbulent political past.
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