Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from July, 2018
"These pictures give us a clear message: security, awareness and gender equality. I wish to have such gatherings in all provinces."
"When we tried to attend parkour events in Europe our visa applications were refused just because we hold Afghan passports."
During the week of July 2-8, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 203 countries. Number 19 on the list? Madagascar. And number 114? Timor-Leste.
We last spoke with Umida Akhmedova before Uzbek dictator Islam Karimov died in 2016. Is life any easier for artists now he is gone?
During the week of June 25-July 1, 2018, our stories and translations attracted readers from 197 countries. Number 19 on the list? Angola. And number 185? Seychelles.
"As soon as he got on the phone, all he could talk about was the heat inside the jail."
Years after the conflict between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces over Nagorno Karabakh peaked, the disputed region was still posting 20 or more civilian casualties from landmines annually.
Sachin Tendulkar, a retired Indian batsman often viewed as the greatest of all time, says Khan is the best spin bowler in T20I cricket.