Displaced Kyrgyz residents start returning home amid ceasefire

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Displaced Kyrgyz residents start returning home amid ceasefire” – below is their description. Kyrgyzstan’s leader is calling for a ceasefire with Tajikistan announced on Saturday to be respected as displaced people have begun to return home. A violent dispute over a reservoir that both countries claim as … Read more Displaced Kyrgyz residents start returning home amid ceasefire

India Pandemic, Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan, El Salvador & other topics – Daily Briefing (03 May 2021)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “India Pandemic, Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan, El Salvador & other topics – Daily Briefing (03 May 2021)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: -Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan -El Salvador -General Assembly -World Press Freedom Day -Myanmar -COVID-19/India -Central African Republic -Ebola, Somalia -Afghanistan -Press briefings … Read more India Pandemic, Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan, El Salvador & other topics – Daily Briefing (03 May 2021)

Dozens killed in fighting along Tajik-Kyrgyzstan border

Global News published this video item, entitled “Dozens killed in fighting along Tajik-Kyrgyzstan border” – below is their description. Dozens of people were killed in fighting along the disputed border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, over a reservoir and pump on the Isfara River that is claimed by both sides. Villagers and border guards reached a … Read more Dozens killed in fighting along Tajik-Kyrgyzstan border

Kyrgyz and Tajik security forces clash at border in water dispute

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Kyrgyz and Tajik security forces clash at border in water dispute” – below is their description. At least six civilians were reported killed and dozens of other people wounded when #Kyrgyz and #Tajik security forces exchanged fire across the border on Thursday and residents hurled rocks at … Read more Kyrgyz and Tajik security forces clash at border in water dispute

Kyrgyzstan: Fears over constitutional referendum as polls close

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Kyrgyzstan: Fears over constitutional referendum as polls close” – below is their description. Polls in Kyrgyzstan’s constitutional referendum have now closed. People there have been voting on proposed changes to the constitution that could see President Sadyr Japarov expand his powers. Critics say the referendum is Japarov’s … Read more Kyrgyzstan: Fears over constitutional referendum as polls close

69% of Teens Worldwide Believe Climate Change Is an Emergency

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “69% of Teens Worldwide Believe Climate Change Is an Emergency” – below is their description. Teenagers in some of the world’s top polluting nations are the strongest believers that global warming is an emergency, according to the largest-ever climate opinion poll. Globally, 69% of people under 18 … Read more 69% of Teens Worldwide Believe Climate Change Is an Emergency

Kyrgyzstan: High unemployment increases illegal gold panning

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Kyrgyzstan: High unemployment increases illegal gold panning” – below is their description. Kyrgyzstan has some of the world’s largest gold deposits. While the country exports a lot of it, people in rural and underdeveloped parts od Kyrgyzstan reap little benefit. High unemployment means some have turned to … Read more Kyrgyzstan: High unemployment increases illegal gold panning

Kyrgyz nationalist wins landslide victory in presidential poll

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Kyrgyz nationalist wins landslide victory in presidential poll” – below is their description. Nationalist politician Sadyr #Japarov won a landslide victory on Sunday in #Kyrgyzstan’s snap presidential #election, which was triggered by the collapse of the previous government. Japarov has won almost 80% of the vote in … Read more Kyrgyz nationalist wins landslide victory in presidential poll

After unrest, Kyrgyzstan heads to presidential vote

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “After unrest, Kyrgyzstan heads to presidential vote” – below is their description. Polls have opened in Kyrgyzstan’s presidential election. The frontrunner is a man who until last year was serving a more than 11-year jail sentence for kidnapping. Sadyr Japarov was freed from jail by supporters during … Read more After unrest, Kyrgyzstan heads to presidential vote

World’s worst air in Kyrgyz capital Bishkek | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “World’s worst air in Kyrgyz capital Bishkek | DW News” – below is their description. This month the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek has topped rankings for air pollution on several days, overtaking Chinese cities which often lead the list. The central Asian city only has around a million … Read more World’s worst air in Kyrgyz capital Bishkek | DW News

Sadyr Japarov: Kyrgyzstan needs to change ‘political culture’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Sadyr Japarov: Kyrgyzstan needs to change ‘political culture’ | Talk to Al Jazeera” – below is their description. In recent years, the central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan has travelled a lot further along the path towards democracy than its neighboring post-Soviet states. Two revolutions in the last … Read more Sadyr Japarov: Kyrgyzstan needs to change ‘political culture’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

Kyrgyz President Jeenbekov steps down in bid to end crisis

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Kyrgyz President Jeenbekov steps down in bid to end crisis” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov has resigned after days of unrest triggered by a disputed parliamentary election. Jeenbekov says he wanted to prevent further clashes between security forces and protesters, who have … Read more Kyrgyz President Jeenbekov steps down in bid to end crisis

Azerbaijan/Armenia conflict & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 October 2020)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Azerbaijan/Armenia conflict & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 October 2020)” – below is their description. Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Deputy Secretary-General – Climate – Israel/Lebanon – AzerbaijanArmenia – Mali – Libya – Myanmar/Children – COVID-19/Dominican Republic – Tuberculosis – Kyrgyz … Read more Azerbaijan/Armenia conflict & other topics – Daily Briefing (14 October 2020)

Kyrgyzstan president ready to resign once new cabinet appointed

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Kyrgyzstan president ready to resign once new cabinet appointed” – below is their description. Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov is ready to resign in a bid to end post-vote chaos enveloping the Central Asian country, he said in an address published Friday on his website. A disputed parliamentary … Read more Kyrgyzstan president ready to resign once new cabinet appointed

Opposition parties make rival power grabs after toppling government

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Opposition parties make rival power grabs after toppling government” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-10-07/Opposition-parties-make-rival-power-grabs-after-toppling-government-UoWVbhXmEw/index.html Kyrgyzstan’s political turmoil deepens, as Kyrgyz opposition parties make rival claims to power, a day after widespread protests. CGTN YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. … Read more Opposition parties make rival power grabs after toppling government