Without a legal trace: Eradicating statelessness in Kyrgyzstan | Talk to Al Jazeera

When the Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991, newly independent states emerged. These new borders meant that all of a sudden people found themselves on the wrong side – foreigners in a country they called their home, but were unable to prove or formally claim as such. The United Nations refugee agency estimates that at … Read more Without a legal trace: Eradicating statelessness in Kyrgyzstan | Talk to Al Jazeera

Foreign ministers of SCO countries hold virtual meeting

Foreign ministers of the eight-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization held a virtual meeting to discuss the pandemic. At the meeting, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi acknowledged the contributions of the member countries in combating the coronavirus. He called for unity and continued cooperation among member states, which include Russia, India, Pakistan and the four central Asian … Read more Foreign ministers of SCO countries hold virtual meeting

Assignment Asia Episode 122: Struggles and tradition

Conflicts in human societies have led to resolutions and compromises, but sometimes unfortunately to tragedies. And while some traditional practices and performing arts have faded into history, others have been revived or even given a new lease on life. In Tajikistan, there have long been concerns about the high suicide rates among young women. A … Read more Assignment Asia Episode 122: Struggles and tradition

Assignment Asia: Women Suicides in Tajikistan

In Tajikistan, women driven to desperation due to domestic violence or its related problems and pressures had often resorted to taking their own lives. As Natalie Carney found out, even though civic groups have called for more protection to be put in place, what is more important is to change or even get rid of … Read more Assignment Asia: Women Suicides in Tajikistan

Football: International Results for Wednesday 17th November 2010

Nearly 100 teams took part in football internationals around the world yesterday evening, Wednesday 17th November 2010. Argentina met their old rivals Brazil with both sides having changed their management following below par World Cup efforts. Argentina, via Lionel Messi, got the best of their friendly encounter with the only goal of Argentina’s 1-0 victory … Read more Football: International Results for Wednesday 17th November 2010

Football: International Fixtures for Wednesday 17th November 2010

48 International football matches are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 17th November 2010, including several teams who reached the latter stages of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. In a return to an old rivalry, neighbours England and France will meet at Wembley, where their friendly match is scheduled to kick-off at 8pm GMT. Romania … Read more Football: International Fixtures for Wednesday 17th November 2010