For bravado, some Kyrgyz men still take pride in stealing women. Now, a new gaming app is trying to change such perceptions.
Russian interference in Uzbekistan has led for a push to adopt Russian as an official language, but the move is having the opposite effect.
Ensuring older people are treated with the same rights and dignity as everyone else is not only a moral imperative, it’s a win-win for all.
Lack of or belated official recognition marked Muslim contribution to the Soviet war effort, even though it was an ethnic Kazakh soldier, Rakhimzhan Qoshkarbaev who was the first to raise former USSR’s flag at the German parliament building.
Remittances expected to plunge by about 20 percent globally this year, the biggest decline in recent history, as closures cause a global recession and job losses that prevent workers from sending money to their families back home, World Bank says.
The reclusive Central Asian state followed other countries around the world when it suspended its eight-team league in March just three games into the season.
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Roscosmos’ Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner lifted off as scheduled from the Russian-operated Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
The Super Cup game heralding the beginning of the football season took place behind closed doors, and saw perennial domestic champions FC Istiklol come from behind to beat FC Khujand 2-1 in the capital Dushanbe.
The blast occurred in Helmand province where both the Taliban and Daesh are said to be active.
The US trails far behind other countries that prioritise humanity over politics.
More than 18,500 people have died from Covid-19 globally, according to the Johns Hopkins pandemic tracker.
A few days ahead of International Women's Day, TRT World spoke to Agi Veres, a senior official at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), who has extensively worked on women empowerment and development.
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