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23 January 2019

Stories from 23 January 2019

Kazakh leader's grandson complains he is passportless after stint in ‘private Russian jail’

Aisultan Nazarbayev has a history of surprising compatriots with sensational social media posts.

Local radio station in Russia cancels interview with LGBT activists after threats to editor

Homophobic abuse online didn't put the editor off, but anonymous calls threatening violence against her guests did.

Biryani Stories: Is Biryani the national dish of Pakistan?

Biriyani might be considered the king of South Asian cuisine, but is it the national dish of Pakistan?

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